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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1996; Volume 74, Numbe...

By: M. El Mougi

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Over the years, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a series of reports and publications providing guidance on the public health aspects of nuclear power production, in line with target 11 of the European policy for health for all, which calls for the reduction of injury, disability and death from accidents. Immediately after the nuclear accident at Chernobyl in April 1986, the WHO Regional Office for Europe established an emergency operation to provide techni...

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International Non-Proprietary Names : Proposed List-Proposed Inter...

By: World Health Organization

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Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with article 3 of the Procedure for the Selection of Recommended International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances, the names given in the list on the following pages are under consideration by the World Health Organization as Proposed International Nonproprietary Names.

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: Hamish N. Munro

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The r o l e of n u t r i t i o n i n aging f i r s t r e q u i r e s a d e c i s i o n on when the process of aging is considered t o begin. For the purposes of t h i s r e p o r t , we accept t h a t aging begins i n the young a d u l t and progressively erodes t i s s u e function throughout a d u l t l i f e . The r e l a t i o n s h i p of n u t r i t i o n t o t h i s process can be divided i n t o t h r e e s e c t i o n s . F i r s t , it has t o be determined how...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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Nutrition Information and attitudes among health personnel obout early infant-feeding practices A survey about information and attitudes regarding early infant-feeding practices was conducted in November 1993 among 282 people in Luxembourg and Amiens, France during the opening mmures of short seminars on breastfeeding. The purpose was to encourage respondents to focus on appropriate infanr-feeding practices, and to provide a simple means for them to consider their own vi...

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

By: A. Klinger, Dr.

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The meeting of the workins Group on Modern Concepts of the Management of husyitais Used f o r Teacl~ing Purposes was held i n Alexandria from 27 to 30 November 1978. i t was dttended by 12 participantd nominated by f o u r c o u n t r i e s

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 428 - in ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1978; Volume 56, Numbe...

By: H. C. Kung

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 685: The ...

By: D. Azamoff

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1. INTRODUCTION In a report1 to the Twenty-eighth World Health Assembly in 1975, the Director-General reviewed the main drug problems facing the developing countries and outlined possible new drug policies. The Director-General also referred to the experience gained in some countries where schemes of basic or essential drugs had been implemented. Such schemes were intended to extend the accessibility of the most necessary drugs to those populations ~vhose basic health ne...

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World Health Organization : World Health Assembly ; Year 2003, 56T...

By: World Health Organization

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La 56ª Asamblea Mundial de la Salud, Recordando sus resoluciones WHA49.17 y WHA52.18, en las que se pide que se elabore un convenio marco de la OMS para el control del tabaco de conformidad con lo dispuesto en el Artículo 19 de la Constitución de la OMS; Resuelta a proteger a las generaciones presentes y futuras del consumo de tabaco y de la exposición al humo de tabaco; Observando con honda preocupación el importante aumento del número de personas que fuman o de alguna ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

By: A. Van

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The amount of pollution in the air of our cities has been increasing since the industrial revolution. In recent times, the combination of the growth of cities around the world, increased use of vehicles, rapid industrialisation, and deficiencies in both planning and environmental regulations, has led to health and environmental damage in several regions. Results obtained by the GEMStAIR network, based on close t o 2 0 years of data collection and assessment of common air...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1963; Volume 29, Numbe...

By: M. Weis Bentzon

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The World Health Organization is sponsoring smallpox vaccination campaigns in all areas of the world where endemic smallpox exists. Since there is no known simian or other animal reservoir for smallpox (Arita & Henderson, 1968). the assumption in these eradication campaigns is that the perpetuation of smallpox is dependent solely upon continued human infection and that the virus will disappear from the earth if human infection is prevented. However, many Asian and Africa...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1996; Volume 74, Numbe...

By: J. T. Boerma

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Introduction Poor injection practices lead to infections with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (1). In addition, unsafe injections have been important vectors for the introduction of HCV to patients in some countries, including Egypt and Pakistan (2– 4). However, the burden of cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) associated with unsafe injections is delayed and may not b...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Development of Health Syst...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION The 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration on Primary Health Car2 marked a watershed in health development. In the Last 13 years, national health administrations have initiated policies, reorganized health infrastructures and formulated plans to implement FHC but this has met with only a limited success in some areas. Community involvement and self-reliance, intersectoral coordination, effective management and integration of health services have remained distant goale...

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World Health Organization : Development of Health Services, Smallp...

By: World Health Organization

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1.2 , Population by geographic subdivision (Table 1) 1.3 Population density by geographic subdivision (Table 1) 1.4 Population density by geograph

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1987 ; Volume 8 No...

By: Pilar Djombe de Mbuamangongo, Mrs.

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The World Health Assembly, WHO's highest decision-making body composed of delegates from its 166 Member States, met in Geneva from 5 to 15 May 1987. High on the agenda were WHO's budgetary proposals for 1988-89, but none of the 34 items discussed raised as much interest among the 1200-odd delegates as the global AIDS pandemic

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World Health Organization Publication : 0N02657577, Volume 1, (Cha...

By: Adetokunbo O. Lucas

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Founded half a century ago, the World Health Organisation has often been in the centre stage of international health action. In recent years, there has been increasing scrutiny of its role, critical analyses of its performance and speculation about its future. This study of WHO'S support to countries took place at a crucial stage in the life of the Organisation. It is under a variety of pressures, both internal and external, to redefine its goals, re-examine its strategi...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 11, No. 2, Yea...

By: World Health Organization

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Several recent reports have dealt with actively acquired resistance to schistosomes as a result of previous infection with irradiated cercariae. Fewer worms in the portal system and fewer eggs in the liver and faeces within the first two months after challenge were invariably encountered by previous investigators, including Villella et al. (1961, 1962), Hsii et al. (1962), Erickson & Caldwell (1962), Smithers (1962) and Radke & Sadun (1963). In every case it has been ass...

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World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Introducción Es responsabilidad de cada país proporcionar medicamentos inocuos y eficaces, incluidas las vacunas. Muchos países pequeños están ahora asumiendo la misión de obtener sus propias vacunas y sus autoridades nacionales reguladoras (ANR) deben ingresar rápidamente en el campo de la evaluación de vacunas, la concesión de licencias y la liberación de lotes según recomienda la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS).

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World Health Organization : Development of Health Services, Smallp...

By: P. A. Koswara, Dr.

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IIntroduction West Java province has been one of the most important endemic areas for smallpox in Indonesia. The province has a population of more than 21 million a t an average density of 466 persons per km2. Administratively it is divided in to 20 regencies and four municipalities. Smallpox has been endemic in all parts of the province since 1948. An estimate of completeness of smallpox notification mado by a scar survey in February 1968' revealed that less than 7% of ...

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; World Health Organization ...

By: World Health Organization

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Population du pays, rbcemmenk estimde e 1.030,000

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