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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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The International Consultative Group on Food Irradiation (ICGFI) was established on 9 May 1984 under the aegis of FAO, IAEA and WHO. ICGFI is composed of experts and other representatives designated by governments which have accepted the terms of the Declaration establishing 1CGF.T and have pledged to make voluntary contributions, in cash or in kind, to carry out the activities of ICGFI.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2003; Volume 81, Numbe...

By: Alexander Van Geen

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Nutritional surveys carried out in many parts of the world (Scrimshaw & Behar, 1959; Scrimshaw, 1966; Bengoa, 1970) have amply documented the widespread occurrence of protein-falorie malnutrition, which affects whole populations and in particular infants and children of pre-school age. Furthermore, the results of studies on the availability of food indicate that, if food production and population growth continue at their present rate, in many areas of the world protein a...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1984; Volume 62, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Every effort has been made to present information in the criteria documents as accurately as possible without unduly delaying their publication. In the interest of all users of the environmental health criteria documents, readers are kindly requested to communicate any errors that may have occurred to the Manager of the International Programme on Chemical Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, in order that they may be included in corrigenda, which will ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 2002, South-East Asia Region ; Aids,...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION The World Health Organization assists countries in the planning and implementation of comprehensive HIV prevention and care. The continuum of care component includes a referral network extending from home and community care settings, through peripheral health units, to district hospitals. Comprehensive care comprises a proper balance between clinical management, counselling, nursing care and social support. It requires well-informed health care staff, with g...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue6, 79 (6) 5...

By: Mayang Sari

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Ever since the concept of reproductive health was put forward at the International Conference on population and Development (ICPD) heald Cario in 1994 thre has been debate reproductive health.

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World Health Organization, Centre for Health Development : World H...

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Assessing how well a health system does its job requires dealing with two large questions. The first is how to measure the outcomes of interest – that is, to determine what is achieved with respect to the three objectives of good health, responsiveness and fair financial contribution (attainment). The second is how to compare those attainments with what the system should be able to accomplish – that is, the best that could be achieved with the same resources (performance...

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; Health Committee, Malaria,...

By: M. Ciuca

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Treatment Experiments carried out in the Field. : Rural Health Centre of Tomesti

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1971; Volume 44; Volum...

By: Alfonso Anselmi

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An analysis of the rr,orld state of poliomyelitis from data available for 1951-55 and 196164 (i.e., before and after the use of vaccines) showed that a steep fall in incidence had occurred in Europe, North America and in several countries in other regions, but that in much of the tropics and subtropics the incidence was static or increasing (Drozdov & Cockburn, 1967). In this article, the situation is again reviewed and information for 1968, as far as it is available, is...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1983 ; Volume 4 No...

By: T. H. Tuichinsky

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Official public health agencies are from time to time faced with the threat of a ~ublich ealth emergency through the transferlof arbovirus diseases from neighboring jurisdictions, including transfer from one country to another, for which preventive management is required. In such cases decisions can be difficult because one is dealing with an anticipated rather than an actual problem, and the dangers of overreaction or underreaction haunt those whose dutv it is to initia...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Antibacterials Antileprosy drugs Any patient with a positive skin smear should be treated with the MDT regimen for multibacillary leprosy. Never give the regimen for paucibacillary leprosy to a patient with multibacillaj leprosy. l f Leprosy is a chronic mycobacterial infection which diagnosis in a particular patient is not possible, treat affects people of all ages and sexes. Pauci- that patient with the MDT regimen for multibacillary bacillary and multibacillary lepros...

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

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INTRODUCTION The objectives nf the programme were presented. These are: a. to undertake studies in patients with nonspecific back pain of undefinable origin. In particular ? these should exclude patients with disorders such as ankylosing spondylitis, osteoporosis, tumours ur acute trauma. b. to develop outcome measures so as to allow comparability between different studies and which may be applied in different countries and cultures. Examples were given of problems with ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Prevention in Pri...

By: World Health Organization

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Works on the branch of knowledge that records and analyzes past events. Also works on battles, biography, diplomacy, genealogy, historical reenactments, historical societies, historiography, public history, and social history.

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; Prevention in Primary Care...

By: World Health Organization

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1.1 SOURCES OF MARINE POLLUTION Pollution of the marine environment originates from various sources, the principal ones involved being the following: 1.1 -1 Municipal sewage This is discharged directly into the immediate coastal zone, either untreated or subjected to various treatment procedures, through outfall structures of variable length, or reaches the sea by seepage as a result of leaks in sewerage systems or other causes. Municipal sewage carries a heavy load of m...

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World Health Organization : World Health Publication ; Year 1980, ...

By: World Health Organization

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A SAUDE DO MUNDO

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

By: C. F. Clyde

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Cl;de, Mzoo e t Mluba ont prgsent6 en 196j m~ rapport sur l e s essals therapeut i q w s cle deiu sels insipides de l a chloroquine : l e naphtoate e t l e tannate. On s ' e s t int6ressd Zepuis aux propri6t6s d'un s l l i c e t e de chloroquine qui pr6sente une s t a b i l i t 6 reinarpiiable B l a cha1eur.l Les fabricznts ont observe, au cours d' essais sur llhom~e, que cette pr4paration insipide 6 t a i t excrdtde ( e t par cons6quent absorbee) au rngrne degr6 qGe 1 d...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1987; Volume 65, Numbe...

By: T. Harinasuta

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In today's health care arena a number of issues are being raised that have received attention fiom both consumers and media. The .1990s may be dubbed a period of performance measurement. Providers, consumers and purchasers all seek ways to satisfy one another through measuring and reporting on care outcomes. Accountability is increasingly at stake. Several organizations have attempted to produce measures to report on these care outcomes. In some countries, indicators wer...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9241560614 - (Chapter 10):...

By: K. Dietz

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The selection of a strategy of control (or eradication) of malaria is, in principle, based on the expected effect of technically feasible intervention methods and on their cost. A mathematical model of the epidemiology of malaria may rationalize this selection by allowing the quantitative comparison of the relative effects of different intervention methods and their combinations, within the expected range of underlying conditions. A fresh attempt to model the epidemiolog...

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Others, First Call for Children: First Call for Children

By: James P. Grant

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PREFACE S ince this booklet First Call for Children was first released 10 years ago, the world has achieved tremendous progress by making the issues of children central to global efforts to reduce poverty and enhance social progress. Inspired and guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child - ratified by a record 191 States - countries have realized far-reaching victories for children and their communities. Through immunization, the lives of 3 million children are...

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World Health Organization : Year 1989 ; The Special Programme for ...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION Rr-ent. dcvolopments i n immunology and s o l e c u l a r biology i n d i c a t e t h a t viiccirlrs ngainst malaria a r e on the horizon. There a r e t h r e e main aliproaches to malarin vnccine development, hssed on d i f f e r e n t s t a g e s i n the l i f e cycle of o~r

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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; World Health Organization,...

By: D. Carpenter, Dr.

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Background A growing number of diseases in children are linked to the unsafe environments in which they live, learn, play and grow. Children may be exposed, during periods of vulnerability, to high levels of pollutants in air, water, food and soil, and to chemicals present in household products and contaminated consumer goods. These problems are magnified in the developing countries where air pollution, lack of access to safe water and sanitation, misuse of chemicals, an...

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