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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; 44345, Article 10: Drugs i...

By: M. J. Harris

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This a r t i c l e , r a t h e r than providing a d i s c u r s i v e a n a l y s i s of the l i t e r a t u r e , presents an overview of current t h e r a p e u t i c p r a c t i c e as recommended by the WHO Diarrhoea1 Diseases Control Programme. The recommendations apply s o l e l y to a c u t e d i a r r h o e a l d i s e a s e i n i n f a n t s and children. They should not be extrapolated to the management of t r a v e l l e r s ' diarrhoea.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2003 ; Issue 92415908...

By: Miriam Rabkin

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The MTCT-Plus Initiative was conceived in 2001 as a response to the five-point Call to Action on HIV/AIDS issued by Kofi Annan, United Nations Secretary-General. Designed to increase access to HIV/AIDS care and treatment in resource-limited settings, the Initiative built on the dramatic changes that had taken place in the preceding year. Burgeoning political support for HIV/AIDS treatment following the XIII International AIDS conference in Durban, South Africa in 2000 ha...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: World Health Organization

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Tailandia es un pais asidtico relativamente pequeiio, con una poblacibn, en 1977, de unos 44 millones de habitantes, repartidos en cuatro regiones denominadas, respectivamente, Central, Septentrional, Nororiental y Meridional. El pais estd dividido en 71 provincias, una de las cuales es la capital nacional, Bangkok. Considerando como zonas urbanas Bangkok y 10s 124 municipios del pais, puede decirse que un 15 % de la poblaci6n es urbana y el 85 % rural. La unidad social ...

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

By: F. Beska

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Determination of (he cluomosomal constiturlon of an individual usually involves growing peripheral blood lyrnphocytcs in a tissue culture medium containing pl~ytoliaemagglutini~ani d analys~so f cells in mitosis (1). In developing countries. there arc only a few laborator~esw here chromosomes can be studled. It is tlie~efored esirable to determine thc maximum interval between the collectio~o~fb lood in a remote area and its transportation to a genetic laboratory for a su...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Etats-Unis d'AmPrique. - Apache Cozmty, dans l'Arizona, a kt6 dklark circonscription infectee de peste, ?lai suite d'un cas confirm6 non importk. Lx malade avait contract6 la maladie dans une rkgion peu peuplke o i il etait berger. 11 avait ete transfer6 A I'hepital de Gallup, dans le New Mexico, oh il est dtkkde le 8 dkembre. Les contacts ont kt6 mis en observation et soumis A un traitement prophylactique. Aucun autre cas n'a kt6 observe. Une enquCte est en cours pour e...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1989 ; Volume 10 N...

By: Paul C. Y. Chen

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One of the largest and most sparsely populated districts of Malaysia is that of Baram in Sarawak. It is drained principally by the Baram River, and much of the area consists of jungle. The population density averages two persons per square kilometre, there being some 50 000 inhabitants in all.

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

By: G. Giglioli, Dr.

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The aggregate Population of the Colony, according to the 1946 census, was 375,819.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 191 - in ...

By: S. Asahina

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1. INTRODUCCION El ComitC de Expertos en Insecticidas se reuni6 en Ginebra (Suiza) del 14 a1 19 de septiembre de 1959. Inaugur6 la reuni6n el Subdirector General Dr. P. M. Kaul en nombre del Director General. Se eligi6 Presidente a1 Dr. J. R. Busvine, Vicepresidente a1 Dr. Rajindar Pal, y Relator a1 Dr. H. F. Schoof, ;v se aprob6 el orden del dia provisional. 1.1 El ComitC manifest6 su conformidad con las opiniones emitidas en informes anteriores l sobre la gravedad de l...

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

By: World Health Organization

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1. PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING AND ORGANIZATIOY OF FIELD TRIALS OF ANT- DZVGS A t the Techrlical Meeting on Chemotherapy of Malaria held in Geneva in November 1960, the planning and organization of field trials of antimalarial drugs were discussed as part of the agenda. The evaluation of the chemotherapeutic efficiency of an aritimalarial drug follows today a standard pattern which begins in the laboratory with the preparation of the chemical compound and progresses through i...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1962; Volume 27, Numbe...

By: M. L. Tarizzo

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The most reliable criterion for e~aluation of the quality of a waterdispersible insecticide powder designed to be used in hand spraying equipment has proved to be the suspensibility test. This test has been incorporated in the specifications for n-ater-dispersible insecticide powders suitable for use in malaria control programmes drawn up by the International Cooperation Administration (IC-L\') and bj- the R'orld Health Organization. Vresumably all powders change to some...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1989 ; Issue 92425423...

By: John Cook

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Ce manuel dCcrit un nombre limit6 de techniques chirurgicales. Elles ont kt; choisies comme ktant du niveau d'un mkdecin qui n'a pas r e p une formation chirurgicale classique, mais qui nCanmoins a acquis l'expkrience de toutes les techniques approprikes, parce qu'il Ctait utilement conseillk. A I'exception de la vasectomie, qui peut &re un Clkment important des programmes de planification familiale nationaux, les techniques dkcrites sont considkrkes comme ktant essentie...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1958; Volume 19, Numbe...

By: Geoffrey Tooth

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George Ehrlich’s paper “Osteoarthritis beginning with inflammation: definitions and correlations” emphasized the importance of inflammation as a component of osteoarthritis (1). In this paper, published over 25 years ago, Ehrlich described a cohort of predominantly menopausal females who presented with a deforming and inflammatory osteoarthritis, some of whom went on to develop changes characteristic of rheumatoid arthritis. Although the majority of patients were control...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1997; Supplement Issue...

By: World Health Organization

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 880 - in ...

By: Missing Page

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

By: World Health Organization

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L'Organisation mondiale de la Sante rappelle aujourd'hui, a I'occasion de la Journee mondiale de la Sante, que le manque d'activite physique peut avoir de graves consequences pour la sante. On lui attribue environ deux millions de morts par an, ce qui amene I'OMS a lancer un avertissement : la sedentarite pourrait bien figurer parmi les 10 principales causes de mortalite et d'incapacite dans le monde.

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European Occupational Health Series : Public Health in Europe; Wor...

By: World Health Organization

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Le nombre de famillee et de m4nages (rdpondant aux ddfinitions des Nations Uniee) dans une population donnde est fonction d'un certain nombre de facteurs d6mographiques et sociaux et de leurs variations dans le pass6 et dans l'avenir. Parmi lea facreurs dbmographiques qui influent sur le nombre de menages ec de familles on citera en premier lieu lee groupes d'sge eomposant la population meme apr6s la constitution de la famille, de m&me que I'Rge au moment du mariage et l...

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

By: C. de Villede Goyet

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Introduction Throughout the 1990s the Russian Federation witnessed a marked increase in the incidence of tuberculosis (TB); rates tripled during this period to reach a level of 90 cases per 100 000 population (1). Since 1995, demonstration projects using WHO’s approved TB control strategy (directly observed treatment, or DOT) have been initiated in the hope that the expansion of this model would halt the rise in incidence. However, despite evidence of good clinical outco...

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

By: World Health Organization

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SUMMARY Thej oint FAO/SPCAMHOM eetingo n FutureA ction on Food Safetyi n the Pacificw as held in SerlmbanN, egeri SembilanM, alaysia,f rom 28-31l y'ray2 004. The meetingw asa ttended by l8 temporarya dvisersw ho wered rawnf rom 13 countriesa nda reaso f the Pacific,a sw ell as ui.*por*y adviserf rom Malaysiaa ndt wo resourcep ersonsfr om New Zealanda ndt he United Stateio f America. The objectiveso f the meetingw eret o establishre commendationres garding: (1)a mechanism...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 925: Eval...

By: D. Arnold

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The World Health Organization was established in 1948 as a specialized agency of the United Nations serving as the directing and coordinating authority for international health matters and public health. One of WHO’s constitutional functions os to provide objective and reliable information and advice in the field of human health, a responsibility that it fulfils in part through its extensive programme of publications.

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

By: Albert F. Esch, Dr.

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auywmop ag eusp uoriesaojur aeIp emg7sLs un,p e3W~d ue wsrm 81 ~a8ssynue cap $a sa.zo,p 'amam wad uo g~loaCq0 re3 ap y~ep-nv 's%uanea?!xpn sap enb~inedeaaq7 a7r.1 -n$qs ap eq?lPm ua sJn3nj swToseq xns eapuodpa mod nhoa TBJ?U~BU wTd un ~ e a o q e ~ ava,j~ 1 9 ~ 7 iuwuaiurwur lawad egTnrnno3s rsurs e ene,nb eouerapdxa,? '~~Bpav3y, uemel?Tdrnoa arnp7sLs tin aneaJodmoo 'saxaTdmo3 snTd svo~awsgdo xns,nbsnC sea ep saTIenprarpvy suofasayar$ou sap luau - e u u o y a ~ ~ep~ ose~...

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