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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 347 - in ...

By: H. R. Acuiia

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INTRODUCCION Uno de 10s principales problemas con que se enfrentan las administraciones de salud ptiblica y las enfermeras es la organizaci6n de servicios de enfermeria l en cantidad suficiente para responder a la demanda y de una calidad que es no s610 posible sin0 necesaria. La reuni6n de la que trata el presente informe tenia por objeto examinar esta cuestibn, la formaci6n de personal en numero suficiente para atender la demanda y el foment0 de las investigaciones enc...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Choriocarcinoma, a rare neoplasm in western countries, occurs with strikingly high frequency in the Far East. It is a very malignant neoplasm and usuallv. orie-i nates from the chorionic e~itheliumo f the fetus; it is believed to develop in the mothcr some time after the termination of gestation. Alternatively, it may develop from the germinal epithehum of the gonads of either sex or, rarely, from embryonal rest cells in extragonadal sites. Choriocarcinomas of different ...

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

By: Hiroshi Nakajima, Dr.

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Dans les pays les moins avances ( PMA ) , tous les indicateure socio- economiques sont au rouge

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

By: World Health Organization

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One of the common features of ‘‘developing countries’’ in terms of pharmaceuticals is the lack of ability to generate independently the drugs that they need. These countries have to rely primarily upon products researched and developed by the pharmaceutical industry of richer countries — indeed, generics are often produced and used in the developing countries when proprietary compounds outrun their patent restrictions. This dependency has vast repercussions, but here we ...

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

By: J. G. Sampaio Faria

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ABSTRACT Chronic irradiation of mice with ultraviplet (UV) light produces a systemic alteration of an immunologic nature.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 92415943...

By: Alexander Butchart

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This document was written by Alexander Butchart and Alison Phinney Harvey of the WHO Department of Injuries and Violence Prevention; Marcellina Mian, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, and Tilman Fürniss, University Hospital Muenster, Germany. Tony Kahane was responsible for the technical editing. Claire Scheurer and Ian Scott of the WHO Department of Injuries and Violence Prevention and Pearl Rimer and Susan Hunter of the Toronto Child Abuse Center also provid...

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

By: Katherine Elliott, Dr.

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In this paper an account is given of the incidence of and mortality from measles in the village of Imesi over a three-year period, and of the effect of measles vaccine on a group of xigerian children. In a previous paper (Morley, Woodland & Martin, 1963) the severity of measles in a number of territories in West Africa was recorded, and a detailed description given of the disease in a group of Nigerian village children. Measles was found to have a serious effect on the c...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1986 ; Early Detectio...

By: World Health Organization

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An important aspect of the control of occupational disease is early detection, so that treatment can be given while the disease is still reversible. In 1974, the Executive Board of the World Health Organization requested the Director-General to undertake . . . the collation and evaluation of methods for the early detection of health impairment in the gainfully employed . . ..I Early detection of occupational diseases was further emphasized in the Programme of Action on W...

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World Health Organization Note for the Press, Year 2004, No. 25: I...

By: World Health Organization

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Geneva - Encouraging new data from the wider distribution of anti-parasite drugs in pregnant women and very young children demonstrates that medicines commonly used to treat parasitic infections have much wider benefits than was previously thought. The data was presented during a two-day meeting from 29-30 November in Geneva of the Partnership for Parasite Control, hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Mainaging a local water district remote iron1 cenbal control is a taxing job. What do you do when your customers do not pay their bills? Or when the amount of unaccounted for water mains high? How do you handle problems among the staff? Training helps, but dms not prepare for all possible situations. Only experience equips the managers with a broad capacity to anticipate or solve problems. And that comes with time. Usually the general managers need quite a lot of coachin...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2006 : Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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BruxelleslGeneve - L'Organisation mondiale de la Sante (OMS) invite instamment les etablissement et firmes qui se consacrent a la recherche a faire enregistrer toutes les etudes medicales - y compris les toutes premieres etudes - dans le cadre desquelles des traitements sont mis a I'essai sur des sujets humains, qu'il s'agisse de patients ou de volontaires en bonne sante. Au titre du Programme international d'enregistrement des essais cliniques, initiative majeure qui a ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1989; Volume 67, Numbe...

By: K. Phonboon

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I am responding to Adnan Hyder (1), who says that ‘‘community-based health care has been plagued by principles which have become myths’’. It should be pointed out that his principles/myths were not part of Alma-Ata’s message (2, 3) and mostly emerged five years later in the debate which advocated a shift to selective primary health care. An unfortunate polarization between top-down and bottom-up approaches in scaling up programmes to national coverage since then has ofte...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1996 ; Volume 17 N...

By: World Health Organization

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Volume 17, Number 2, 1996 WORLD HEALTH FORUM An internatinal journal of health development

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

By: J. C. Tao

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1. PURPOSE OF VISIT 1.1 To observe the progress made in the national tuberculosis programme in the past few years, 1.2 To obtain information on khe leprosy control servlce. 1.3 To discuss w i t h the government auuorities ways and means to ZqPove these servioes fwther, 2. BACKGROUND INFORMATION For background information, reference Is made to the following reports : (1) Report by Dr A. Tanaka on an assessment of tuberaulosis 'creahent services in West Malaysia (l*7-1$9),...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 705 - in ...

By: G. O. Baptist

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Del 30 de mayo a1 6 de junio de 1983 se reuni6 en Ginebra un ComitC Mixto FAOIOMS de Expertos en Inocuidad de 10s Alimentos.' El Dr. B. H. Dieterich, Director de la Divisi6n de Higiene del Medio de la OMS, dio la bienvenida a 10s participantes en nombre de 10s Directores Generales de la Organizaci6n de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentaci6n y de la Organizaci6n Mundial de la Salud y seAal6 que la disponibilidad de alimentos y la nutricibn adecuada son ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; Mental Health, Mental, Neu...

By: L. Bennett

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INTRODUCTION The development of diagnostic criteria for mental disorders has been one of the major goals of the WHO Mental Health Programme. Through the past decade the Division of Mental Health, WHO, has supported the development of Clinical Descriptions and Diagnostic Guidelines' and of Diagnostic Criteria for Research of The ICD-I0 Classification of Mental and ~ehuviouralDisorders'~T)h. ese parts of the ICD-10 system have been extensively fieldtested to assess their c...

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

By: S. B. Halstead

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In the context of this report, it is appropriate to describe the organization and responsibilities of the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit and, next, to describe how DHF~DSS cases are reported to the central authorities in Indonesia

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World Health Organization : Environmental Health Criteria : Volume...

By: G. Amy

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Les onchocerquiens soumis aux investigations sont des sujets africains Venus en consultation a la Section Parasitologie du Centre Muraz Bobo-Dioulasso. Tous vivent dans les vallkes des Voltas, de la Bougouriba, du Kou, de la Leraba, de la ComoB, c'est dire qu'ils sont originaires des zones de savanes de Haute-Volta comprises entre le loe et le 12e degr6 de latitude N. Au total 50 sujets ont participe aux experimentations, soit 15 pour le protocole No 1 et 35 pour le prot...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 556: Dete...

By: F. L. Adler

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INTRODUCTION A WHO Meeting of investigators on Tests for Detection of Dependence producing Drugs in Body fluids met in Geneva from 28 January to 1 February 1974.

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1990 ; Volume 11 N...

By: Pamela M. Sutton

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The World Health Organization has reported ( I ) that nearly six million new cancer patients are diagnosed in the world each year, three million in developing countries. Populations in developing countries are often rural, and patients may not be diagnosed until cancer is advanced and no longer curable. Unfortunately, 70% of patients with advanced cancer may have pain as a major symptom.

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