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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: C. Y. Chow, Dr.

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The purpose of this document is to provide field workers on vector control w i t h a simple guide for ready reference on the use of insecticides lor control of insects of public health impartance. For more detailed information, certain publlcations (e.g., WHO, 1970; WHO 1977; Pratt & Littlq, 1974) may be referred to. For easy reference, Annexes 1-7 give the formulations and dosages of comman insecticldes employed in the control of mosquitos, f l i e s , fleas, lice, cock...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2005; Volume 83, Numbe...

By: Sally Stansfield

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me meeting was by a mitabion frm the Holy Nan. Profesor Khawaja Sadiq Hasm, Principal,King Fdward Medical College welcomed the participants on bebalf of the local authorities.

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. S. Moutswi

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The Harare meeting was one of a series of regional consultations held in preparation for a WHO global consultation on adolescent-friendly health services which took place in Geneva on March 7-9 2001. These activities would not have been possible without financial funding from UNAIDS. Acknowledgements are due to Peju Olukoya and Jane derguson, (Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) WHO), Jobi Makinwa (WHO consultant) and Kristin Nelson (Tulane Un...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: World Health Organization

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The Joint UNFPA-UNICEF-WHO Meeting on Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Pacific was held at the Mocambo Hotel in Nadi, Fiji, from 8 to I I November 2005 with the following objectives: (l) To review the current sexually transmitted infection (STI) situation in the Pacific island countries and areas; (2) to share experiences, lessons leamt and the latest developments in STI prevention and control; and (3) to identiff issues, gaps and key acti...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The Fifty-sixth World Health Assembly, Having considered the draft global health-sector strategy for HIV/AIDS;1 Mindful of WHO’s role, as a cosponsor of UNAIDS, in ensuring that the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS of the United Nations General Assembly special session on HIV/AIDS (June 2001) is followed up; Deeply concerned about the unprecedented burden the HIV/AIDS epidemic is placing on the health sector, and acknowledging the central role of that sector in prov...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1979; Volume 57, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The serological relationships between individual members of the genus Arenavirus vary widely.

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

By: F. Konradsen

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Reported are the results of a study to investigate the immunogenicity of oral poiiovirus vaccine (OPV) when administered in mass campaigns compared with that foilowing routine immunization programmes. For this purpose, paired sera were coNected from a cohort of chiidren before and after a mass vaccination with OPV in Morocco in 1987. Serum samples and information on vaccination status and other confounding factors that could influence antibody responses to OPV were colle...

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; C.L.4.1995: In Accordance ...

By: World Health Organization

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In accordance with Articles 14 and 15 of the Constitution, Rule 1 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Health Assembly, resolution WHA36.16, para. l(2) and decision EB95(16), I have the honour to convene the Forty-eighth World Health Assembly at 12 noon, on Monday, 1 May 1995, in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. The Forty-eighth World Health Assembly shall close no later than Friday, 12 May 1995. The provisional agenda for this Assembly, as prepared by the ...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: H. M. C. Poortman, Dr.

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1. BUT DE LA VISITE Iw. visite avait deux objectifs : 1.1 Rencontrer le DL- F. Sappey, Consultant de l'OMS auprès du projet be santé scolaire (v:et-am-21), clont l a txoisikme affectation au Vlet- Nam avait cmenc6 Le ler décembre 3965 et qui. àevait quitter Segrin ie 29 janvier 1966. 1.2 Visiter le projet de PMI (ietam-3q)u i est sans per83iinel internationaï depuis juin 1965, et examlnex avec l e personnel national de PMI lt&olution passée et Future clu projet.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 47 - in F...

By: Jose M. de Azevedo Netto, Dr.

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Le Comitt d'experts de 1'Assainissement a tenu sa deuxikme session du 15 au 20 octobre 1951, i Genkve. Le D' Brock Chisholm, Directeur gtnkral de l'organisation Mondiale de la SantC, a ouvert la session et souhaitt la bienvenue aux membres du comitt. I1 a expost, dans ses grandes lignes, la structure de l'organisation, notamment le r61e particulikrement important que jouent les comit6s d'experts, auxquels il incombe d'6tudier les problkmes gtntraux et de rechercher les s...

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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: David Heymann

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De tous temps, les populations humaines ont connu d'importantes ipidimies de maladies infectieuses, qui ont occasionni de nombreux dkc6s ainsi que panique, perturbation des ichanges commerciaux et instabiliti politique. La situation actuelle, quoique tempirie, reste la mCme. Aujourd'hui, nous devons faire face non seulement 2 des maladies endimiques mortelles et incapacitantes, mais aussi B des infections imergentes ou rkimergentes. Toutes les maladies infectieuses peuve...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 568 - in ...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 197...

By: World Health Organization

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Ur$m, KINGDOM-. T wenty-eight new cases of typhoid and par$ typhoid fevers were diagnosed and conkned by laboratory isolation ftom faeces and/or blood in Scotland during 1977-Salmonella typhi (9 cases), S. paratyphi A ((imported from Asia) (2), and S. paratyphi B (17). This represented an increase compared with the previous two years (Table I).

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92435613...

By: B. Michel Sombie

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Burkina Faso es uno de 10s paises menos adelantados del mundo, con un product0 nacional bruto por habitante de unos US$210. Tiene una poblacion de 8 millones de habitantes, de 10s que el 85 % se dedica a un tip0 de agricultura en gran parte tradicional, fuertemente dependiente de las Iluvias, que han sido muy irregulares en 10s ultimos aiios. Los suelos son lateriticos y pobres, con una vegetacion de tip0 de sabana. La mayoria de 10s cursos de agua tienen caracter estacional.

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Icp, Infection Pr...

By: J. Vandevoorde

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INTRODUCTION The principal results of the work carried out in 1959, under the guidance of workers of the Institute for Poliomyelitis Research of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, on mass immunization of the population in the Soviet Union with live poliovirus vaccine from Sabin's strains (Sabin, 1957, 1959a, 1959b) have already been published in a special report in Russian and English (Chumakov et al., 1959b, 1960).

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Assessment Document, A7394...

By: Hazel Mccallion

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Over the past year, I have chaired two symposiums at the World Health Organization Kobe Centre - the Global Symposium on Violence and Health and the Global Meeting on Cities and Health. I am pleased to be here today to present the outcomes and recommendations from both these meetings because I believe they provide future direction for all city leaders as we confront health issues in our communities. The Global Symposium on Violence and Health was held in Kobe, Japan, fro...

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

By: I. P. Novitaky

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The Expauded Programme on Immunizatton (EPI) currently prevents over 1.35 million deaths from measles in developiug countries per year.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 177 - in ...

By: Stjepan Betlheim

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PSIQUIATRIA SOCIAL Y ACTITUDES DE LA COLECTIVIDAD SCptimo Informe * del Comitd de Expertos en Salud Mental El Comitt de Expertos de la OMS en Salud Mental se reuni6 en Ginebra del 20 a1 25 de octubre de 1958 para valorar la importancia de la psiquiatria social en la lucha contra las enfermedades mentales y estudiar la forma en que las actitudes de la colectividad pueden afectar su aplicaci6n. Los doctores R. H. Felix y Phon Sangsinkeo fueron elegidos Presidente y Vicepre...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 11, No. 4, Yea...

By: World Health Organization

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SYNOPSIS The authors report on the results of several years' research into the role of domestic and wild birds in the epidemiology and epizootiology of Q fever in Czechoslovakia. They examined 572 blood specimens taken from domestic birds in an area of endemic Q fever and found positive reactions to the complementfixation test in hens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and pigeons, with hens showing the highest percentage of positive reactions. In addition, the susceptibility of he...

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

By: Germaa N. Velaa Squez

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The Thirtieth World Health Assembly resolved, in May 1977, that the main social target of governments and WHO in the coming decades should be the attainment by all the citizens of the world by the year 2000 of a level of health that will permit them to lead a socially and economically productive life (resolution WHA30.43). The urgency of this goal for the European Region is underlined by two basic facts: - despite the financial resources devoted to the health sector and ...

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