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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1982; Volume 60, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION In the past the application of molluscicides to natural watercourses, ponds and reservoirs has been carried out without much regard to the various ecological balances existing between the plankton and benthon which occur in biologically stable water systems. Cautionary remarks pertaining to the use of insecticides such as DDT in the control of aquatic insects have been made by Hynes (1960). Other workers (Barnley & Prentice, 1958) noted that the destruction ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1997; Volume 75, Numbe...

By: A. A. Davies Adetugboi

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Recent Publications and Sources of Information NIH guidelines for stem cell research Opioid control policy: self assessment guidelines Australian therapeutic guidelines on antimicrobials Reliable quality information and the Internet Standards for Internet pharmacies

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South-East Asia Series : Year 2001, South-East Asia Region ; Tuber...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis is a major public health problem worldwide, especially in developing countries. About one third of the world’s population is infected by the causative organism, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In 2000, there were over 8 million new cases of TB with nearly 2 million deaths; 95% of these cases and 98% of these deaths occurred in the developing world. The emergence of HIV and of strains of drug-resistant TB in regions in the world with a high preval...

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International Classification of Diseases : Not Catalogued; Cvd 72....

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This outline is a guide t o preparing a description of e x i s t i n g f a c i l i t i e s . The description should provide e s s e n t i a l p r a c t i c a l d e t a i l s of working conditions for any i n v e s t i g a t o r contemplating use of the f a c i l i t y . Supplemental photographs are very helpful. Community hospitals may qualify as such f a c i l i t i e s ) .

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1999; Volume 77, Numbe...

By: H. King

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The term complement is applied to a system of factors occurring in normal serum that are activated vated characteristically b ~a'n tigen-antibody interaction and subsequently mediate a number of biologically significant consequences. Study of the nature of complement has been concentrated to a large extent on analysis of the process of immune haemolysis,' and the nomenclature proposed for complement is based primarily on the haemolytic sequence. Nevertheless, it is rec...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue3, 79 (3) 2...

By: John P. Whitcher

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The reaction of goat's milk with stained antigens is an extremely important factor in the case-finding of brucellosis in individual animals and in herds from the epidemiological point of view, and also from the viewpoint of the prevention of brucellosis in man and in animals in countries where goats are raised. Cadre & Renoux4 reported, after carrying out the stained antigen test, that the formation of a ring in positive milk was more dacult with goat's than with cow's m...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 638, (Par...

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World Health Organization : Organisation Mondiale de la Sante ; Se...

By: F. W. Clements

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PREFACE Forty years ago, David Marine, one of the pioneers of mass prophylaxis of endemic goitre, claimed that Simple goitre is the easiest of all known diseases to prevent . . . It may be excluded $-om the list of human diseases as soon as society determines to make the effort. Society has still izot made that effort, although nothing that has since been learned about endemic goitre has cast doubt on the ,fundamental validity of Marine's assertion. Public health author...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1990; Volume 68, Numbe...

By: S. J. Winawer

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World Health Organization : (Emro) Regional Office for the Eastern...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2002 ; Press Relea...

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Trieste, ltalie - Soixante-dix pays se reunissent aujourd'hui a Trieste pour definir comment ils peuvent utiliser un nouvel outil novateur de classification du fonctionnement de la sante et du handicap pour que le handicap soit vu davantage comme faisant partie du concept plus vaste de sante. En mettant I'accent sur la maniere dont les gtres humains fonctionnent et sur ce dont ils ont besoin pour vivre au maximum de leurs possibilites, cette classification peut contribue...

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World Health Organization : (Emro) Regional Office for the Eastern...

By: Kontad W. Bogel., Dr.

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Abstract Expanded Prograwne on Imunization (EPI) a c t i v i t i e s in Egypt are a part of Primary Health Care (PHC). Immunization has been available for many years and the service is accessible to v i r t u a l l y the whole population. Its integration within the overall service i s excellent and a high Proportion of newborns have contact with EPL.

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European Occupational Health Series : World Health Organization : ...

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Thirty-one years ago, on 7 February 1949, the f i r s t Regional Committee of the Wm Eastern Mediterranean was held i n Cairo (Egypt) with the participation of ten founder members, as a r e s u l t of which the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office came into existence. A t present the number of Member States of the Region is twenty-three, excluding Turkey. During t h i s period, considerable p o l i t i c a l , technical and socio-economic changes have taken place in the...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: P. Guillet

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What is vector control? History At the end of the nineteenth century, researchers discovered that certain species of insect were responsible for the transmission of some serious diseases to humans. Since effective vaccines or drugs were not available for these diseases, the only means of prevention was to destroy these insects, also known as ‘vectors’, to prevent the diseases from spreading. The discovery of DDT in 1940 was a major breakthrough in vector control. The ins...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization,...

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De par ses dimensions, la pandirnie de SIDA pose un difi exceptionnel aux autoritis sanitaires du ~nonden tier. A ce jour, on estime que le nombre de cas de SIDA chez les adultes et les enfants est de l'ordre de 2,5 millions, 12 millions d'adultes et un million d'enfants ayant i t i infectis par le virus de l'immunodificience humaine (VIH). La maladie se propage trks rapidement dans de nombreuses rigions du monde, en particulier dans l'Afrique subsaharienne et dans 1'Asi...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2006 : Press Relea...

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Nairobi/New Delhi/Santiago, - Observez votre ombre (plus elle est courte et plus le rayonnement UV est dangereux) et protegez-vous du soleil avec des chapeaux, des lunettes de soleil et de la crème solaire- voici quelques-uns conseils que I'on peut trouver dans le nouveau guide pour les enseignants des ecoles primaires sur la couche d'ozone.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1987 ; Issue 92435609...

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Una comunidad esta integrada por muchas clases de individuos. Si usted comprende como se organizan estos para diversas finalidades, le sera mas facil ayudarles a conservar la salud. Para tener buena salud, la gente debe comer alimentos buenos y suficientes, beber agua limpia, trabajar y vivir en un ambiente limpio y tener habitos sanos. Para mejorar la vida de una comunidad usted debe saber quienes gozan de buena salud y quienes no, y por que.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 260: The ...

By: C. G. Durbin

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INTRODUCTION The WHO Expert Committee on the Public Health Aspect of the Use of Antibiotics in Food and Feedstuffs met in Geneva from 11 to 17 December 1962, and was opened by Dr P. Dorolle, Deputy Director-General, on behalf of the Director-General. Professor L. P. Garrod and Professor R. Ferrando were unanimously elected Chairman and Vice-Chairman respectively. Professor H. S. Goldberg agreed to act as Rapporteur.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1953; Volume 9, Number...

By: Sabahattin Payzin

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Introduction The WAO Regional Office for Europe sponsored the first meeting of a Working Group on the Measurement of the Adequacy of Health Care and Consumer Satisfaction. held in Copenhagen from 23 to 25 April 1985. The Working Group will develop guidelines for the measurement of the adequacy of health care and consumer satisfaction. This project will complement the preparation of a set of standardized methods for comparative analyses of health care programmes and servi...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1998 ; Volume 19 N...

By: B. Thylefors, Dr.

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Changes in the world order and in technology during the last half-century have revolutionized approaches to blindness prevention and sight restoration. Although the possibilities have improved and increased immeasurably, unnecessary blindness will remain common, especially among the poor, unless a concerted international effort is made to prevent it. One of the first needs to attract the attention of the newly formed World Health Organization 50 years ago was blindness a...

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