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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1965; Volume 33, Numbe...

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Pharmaceutical policies and regulatory control qmInue aadnliitc yiid naeenasdl ww rehogircludhl, a aatreleld cs boayuf ena,t rceieoffsme wcptoeivuteeldn a tnh ndaav oteifo agnboauol dndrd uagn t taHimnodew cefoevrre taar,ni nt holyibs nj esoicttut iinvae tti hoeenv asdlceuavaretcilooenply io nefgx t ihwsetos r rlaedna, ylIittwy m.h eayre b e regulatory authority respected for its expertise, professionalism, efficiency, independence, and integrity. Policy would be ma...

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World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

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Instructions Comment utiliser le module Soins palliatifs Le module GIMA Soins palliatifs renvoie aux directives des modules GIMA Soins aigus et Soins du VIH. Pour les problèmes aigus, reportez-vous en premier lieu au module Soins aigus. En cas de signes d’urgence, utilisez le module Contrôle rapide et traitement d’urgence.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1972; Volume 46; Volum...

By: W. E. Miall

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POPULATION MOVEMENTS IN THE PAST A recent review of trypanosomiasis in Africa (Nash, 1960) suggests that epidemics of sleepingsickness in the past were possibly on a smaller scale than those which were experienced in some parts of the continent during the first three decades of the present century. It is assumed that less population mobility, as compared with more recent times, was one of the factors in this situation.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1964; Volume 31, Numbe...

By: V. M. Safyanova

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ERYTHROPOIETIN STANDARD A The need for a commonly accepted and readily available standard for the bioassay of erythropoietin was stated by Gordon (1959) and Bangham (1960). In 1961 a research standard, Erythropoietin Standard A, was made from part of a batch of sheep plasma erythropoietin. The material consisted of an extract of plasma from anaemic sheep prepared by the Armour Pharmaceutical Company in collaboration with Dr L. Jacobson and colleagues and made available b...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 : Communicable Diseases and ...

By: Brigitte Hoppe

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1. INTRODUCTION According to recommendations .ma& during a meeting on Transmission Characteristics on Zoonotic Salmonellosis held in Berlin, 16-17 June 1992, epidemiological research has been coordinated by WHO in the following three main directions: defining characteristics of the occurrence and pathways of zoonotic salmonella infections in humans: identifying sources of single S. enteritidis cases and the significance of human to human transmission; case-control studie...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; Control of Tropical Diseas...

By: Davidson E. W.

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AUTHOR INDEX

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

By: F. Fenner

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Genome mapping by restriction endonucleases is a powerful method of examining the relationships between orthopoxviruses, and givesusef ulresultsat the levels of species, strains and mutants. Genome analysis amply confims the biological evidence that monkeypox, variola , vaccinia, cowpox and ectromelia are distinct species.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 662 Chapter I

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European Occupational Health Series : 1994-97; Prevention in Prima...

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It is well established that a woman who is lactat- ing is less likely to become pregnant than one who is not, and that the contraceptive efficiency of lactation is imperfect. The reasons for this are by no means simple

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002 ; Issue 92415620...

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The Business of Tobacco

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

By: Samuel B. Formal

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Immunization against bacillary dysentery, if it can be attained, would be a logical way to control this disease in areas of the world with inadequate public health facilities., Efforts in this direction using parenterally administered vaccines have not been successful (Hardy, DeCanito & Halbert, 1948; Higgins, Floyd & Kadar, 1955). There has been some suggestion, however, that individuals who have recovered from bacillary dysentery are resistant for an unknown period of ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002 - Summary Mueasu...

By: David Feeny

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Health-status classification systems that use preference-based approaches, including multi-attribute utility functions, are critically examined in this chapter. Five major issues are considered: an underlying conceptual framework; the definition of health status; choice of domains; relationships among the domains; and obtaining data on the quality of population health. (Related issues are discussed in chapter 10.2). An underlying conceptual framework All measurement of h...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 196...

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Federation de Malaisie et Singapour. - Une bpidtmie de grippe a sevi dans la Fedbation de Malaisie et B Singapour B la fin du mois de mai et au dCbut du mois de juin. 380 cas cliniques ont 6tC rapportts pour la Malaisie pendant la semainc du 3 au 9 juin. Une souche de virus A2 a kt6 isolCe. (Communications du Ministkre de la Santk publique, Kuala Lumpur, et du Dipartement de Bactkriologie de 2'Universitt de Singapour).

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1953; Volume 8, Number...

By: Thomas Francis

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The Scientific Working Group on the Chemotherapy of Malaria was established in 1975 as part of the UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases. At its first meeting, it planned a research programme which has subsequently been implemented through the Group's Steering Committee, in collaboration with the Secretariat. The aim of the programme is to develoo new and im~roveda ntimalarial druns.. w ith the objective of strengthening malaria control.

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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

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Par couverture vaccinale, on entend la proportion des individus vaccinCs dans la population cible. Dans le prCsent module vous apprendrez ?i kvaluer la couverture vaccinale en menant une enqu$te sur la couverture vaccinale. I1 s'agit d'une enqu8te qui porte sur un nombre restreint d'individus et qui permet de dCterminer leur Ctat vaccinal. Elle comporte la visite des foyers et l'examen des registres de vaccination. Cela se fait de manikre systkmatique, de sorte que meme ...

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

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In 1988 the Social and Behavioural Research unit of the Global Programme on AIDS at WHO headquarters produced a training manual on counselling for HIV. HIV counselling workshops were held in different parts of the world as a step towards integrating counselling into national AIDS prevention and control programes. The GIHO Regional Office for Europe has organized and supported subregional and national workshops in HIV counselling which have enabled a wide range of health ...

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

By: Johanna A. Giebing

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Introduction A total of 10.5 million children under 5 years of age were estimated to have died worldwide in 1999, and the great majority of these deaths occurred in developing countries (1). Most childhood deaths have been attributed to diarrhoea, acute respiratory illness, malaria, measles, and malnutrition — conditions that are either preventable or treatable with low-cost interventions (2). The highest mortality rates worldwide are still in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), w...

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

By: E. Ulric Buddemeyer

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1 PURPOSES OF THE ASSIGNMENT The primary purposes of the assignment were t o review the training, service and research a c t i v i t i e s a t the Radiation Medicine Centre, Bombay, (hereinafter, 'UMC) with special emphasis on curriculum development for training in nuclear medicine and the a l l i e d radiological sciences, and on the development of improved techniques for the radio-respirometric assay of mycobacteria.

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; 44345, Article 19: Clinica...

By: Mary E. Penny

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Enteric infections frequently produce incomplete absorption of l a ~ t o s e . ~U-n~ab sorbed carbohydrate contributes to the intraintestinal osmotic load and may thereby increase diarrheal severity. Although elimination of lactose from the diet can alleviate symptoms of intolerance, this may be accomplished at the expense of adequate nutrient intake in settings where children are dependent on milk and affordable alternatives are not available. The clinician is, therefor...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92425928...

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Capitalisant sur la Journée mondiale de la Santé 2004 et le lancement du Rapport mondial sur la prévention des traumatismes dus aux accidents de la circulation, les décideurs ont adopté deux résolutions historiques sur la sécurité routière. Le 14 avril 2004, pour la première fois, l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a examiné et adopté la résolution 58/289 sur l’Amélioration de la sécurité routière. La résolution, qui appelle les pays à prendre note des recommandation...

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