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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 840, (Par...

By: E. M. Essien

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Introduction Le Comite OMS d'experts de la Standardisation biologique s'est reuni a Genkve du 13 au 20 octobre 1992. La reunion a ete ouverte au nom du Directeur general par le Dr Hu Chng-Li, Sous-Directeur general. Le Dr Hu a souligne l'importance du programme OMS de standardisation biologique pour les pays qui ont des programmes sanitaires en cours d'elaboration, et a insist6 sur le fait que, dans ses recommandations, le Cornit6 devait tenir compte des procedures indis...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 867 Chapter I

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; World Health Organization,...

By: K. Berg Head

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GENETICS WILL CHANGE MEDICINE Knowledge is increasing rapidly in molecular and medical genetics. Within the framework of the Human Genome Initiative, genes causing disease or contributing to susceptibility to disease are constantly being cloned, mapped and sequenced. It is expected that all human genes will be mapped by year 2003-2005 and that control of gene function will soon be understood in a much more fundamental way than today. Genome-wide screening not only result...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1966; Volume 34, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Objective To gain a better understanding of the health transition in Indonesia, we sought to describe the prevalence and distribution of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases and to identify the risk-factor burden among a rural population and an urban population. Methods Using the protocol of the WHO STEPwise approach to Surveillance (STEPS), risk factors for noncommunicable diseases were determined for 1502 men and 1461 women aged 15–74 years at the Purworejo Demogr...

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

By: World Health Organization

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In 1979 a survey was made of clonorchiasis among pigs in 11 comunes of Tie-Lin County, Liaoning Province. Infected pigs were found in the c m u n e s located in plain regions with networks of waterways, while none was Iound in communes located in h i l l y regions. In the country as a whole the average infection r a t e of pigs was about 11%. In the plain regions with networks uf waterways, the infection r a t e was 14.4% (37/257), with r a t e s as high as 25 to 33.3% i...

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

By: Peter Makara, Dr.

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A WHO report (1) has shown that three quarters of the urban population in developing countries have more or less adequate excreta disposal facilities compared with only 15% in the rural sector. The data also indicated that sanitary conditions in WHO'S South-East Asia region were the worst in the world.

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

By: Charlotte Seyffer, Dr.

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The meaning of research in nursing The term research has become very popular in recent years because o f the magnitude of the research studies which are affecting almost uvcry aspect of l i f e and every field of endeavour. A t one time, fundamental research was an activity which interested only a few dedicated scholars and scientists working in libraries and small laboratories. Today, however, investigations to find new products and new methods are a part of the everyda...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 247: Expe...

By: K. S. Hocking

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GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS International interest in trypanosomiasis dates back to the days of the League of Nations, which sponsored both the first International Conference in London in 1925 and the second in Paris in 1928. The recommendations of this second Conference, based on those of the first, are of particular interest and indicate that even in those days the importance of understanding the ecology of man, fly and beast was well appre~iated.~ The World Health Organiza...

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

By: World Health Organization

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L'ORGANISATION MONDIALE T H E W 0 R L D H E A LT H DE LA SANTE ORGANIZATION

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

By: World Health Organization

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Diarrhoea i s an important cause of mortality and morbidity in i n f a n t s and young children in the developing countries. Until r e c e n t l y , the etiology of diarrhoea could be determined in only about 2OX of cases. In the l a s t ten years intensive research i n t o the causes OF acute diarrhoea has led to the widespread recognition, i n t e r a l i a , of three groups of Eficherichia c o l i as important diarrhoea1 pathogens: (1) enterotoxigenic E. c o l i which...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000, Number 4, 78 (4)...

By: G. Andrews

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Each issue of the Bibliographical Section contains a list of references to material, in most cases published within the last 12 months, on one or more of the diseases designated in the International Sanitary Regulations as '' quarantinable :'. The references have been selected from periodicals recei\ed by the WHO Library, with the addition, in an attempt to make the co\~erage as complete as possible, of information taken from medical and biological indexing and abstracti...

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

By: Mahmood S. Suleiman

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This is a planning tool which utilice an inter-diaciplinary approach ocabining engineering and sccie-ocoononic arudies for the planning and develepent of a thtar supply and tmste disposal systen or other faelities.

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

By: John Burton, Dr.

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Health Education is t h a t p a r t of medicine, public nealzh and g e n e r a l e d u c a t i o n concerned 1. the i n t e r p r e t a t i o n and use of scientific knowledge by i n d f . v i d u a l s and communities. The term emDraces a - of h e a l t h consciousness, a process of l e a r n i n g and teaching and a e r e i n t i o n s h i p hotwean laymen and h e a l t h workers. e llealth consciousness is t h e product oF p e o o l e ' s customs, experience and value...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 194...

By: World Health Organization

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Ce communique contient les inIormations recues par l'Office International d'Hygibne publique en execution de la Convention sanitaire internationale de 1926, directement ou par l'intermediaire des Bureaux suivants, agissant comme Bureaux regionarzx pour I'application de cette Convention: Bureau d'Extreme-Orient de I'Organisation d'hygiene de la Soeiete des Nations, Singapour. Bureau Sanitaire Panambrieain., Washington. Bureau Regional d'lnformations sanita...

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

By: World Health Organization

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J ust as the principal objective of a health system is to improve people’s health, the chief function the system needs to perform is to deliver health services. The other functions matter partly because they contribute to service provision. It is therefore a major failing of the system when effective and affordable health interventions do not reach the populations that would benefit from them. Sometimes this happens because the providers have inadequate skills, or becaus...

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World Health Assembly and the Executive Board Handbooks : Recueil ...

By: World Health Organization

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[WHA1.19] La Premiire Assemblde mondiale de la Santd a approuvd d'une mani2re gd&rale, conformdment aux propositions de la Commission intdrimaire,* le programme relatifd la tuberculose et les dispositions concernant I'organisation permettant de le mettre en euvre, d I'exception du point (( Un groupe de membres correspondants)) qu'elle a renvoyd au Conseil exe'cutif. L'Assemblde de la Santd a soulignd que I'emploi du BCG devrait faire partie intdgrante du programme; ce de...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1961; Volume 24, Numbe...

By: Alice Reyn, M. D.

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The preparation and testing of fluorescent antibody (FA) reagents designed for the presumptive detection of Escherichia coli belonging to nine enteropathogenic OB groups has been described in a previous paper.3 The clinical materials on which these conjugates were tested consisted, for the most part, of frozen swabs or frozen stool specimens. Only one of 80 frozen swab specimens gave growth when plated on MacConkey agar after being received in the laboratory. Many of the...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 36, Numbe...

By: S. Jatanasen

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Objectives In 1973, the WHO Environmental Health Criteria Programme was initiated with the following objectives: (i) to assess information on the relationship between exposure to environmental pollutants and human health, and to provide guidelines for setting exposure limits; (ii) to identify new or potential pollutants; (iii) to identify gaps in knowledge concerning the health effects of pollutants; (iv) to promote the harmonization of toxicological and epidemiological ...

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

By: R. Passmore

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1. RECOMMENDED INTAKES OF ENERGY AND NUTRIENTS Foods supply the body with energy in the form of carbohydrate. fat, and protein; the alcohol in beers, wines, and spirits may also be utilized as a source of energy. Foods also provide the body with such materials as amino acids, vitamins, and minerals - all of which are needed for growth and for the maintenance of cells and tissue. Table 1 gives the recommended intakes of energy and eleven nutrients proposed by the FAO~WHO ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Nursing, Issue 398: Traini...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION An Intercountry Consultation on Training and Utilization of Health Personnel with Midwifely Skills was held in the WHO Regional Oftice for South-East Asia, New Delhi, from 6 to 10 December 1993. Ten participants from seven countries of thc Region and two observers, supported by the WHO Secretariat, attended. The list of participants and the programme are given in Annexes 1 and 2 respectively.

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