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Executive Board : 2003, Document, No. Eb111. R2: Expression of App...

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SYNOPSIS Conlplement-fixation tests of sera from patients with mild or obscure respiratory infections have shown that psittacosis is more prevalent in man than the occasional dramatic ourbreaks had hitherto led one to suppose. In this paper, the aurhor discusses the epidemiology of the disease in humans with special reference to the various sources of infection, which are now known to include a number of non-psittacine birds-particularly, turkeys: ducks and pigeons.

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

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World Health Organization Publication : 9241544260, Pages Art 2 Ch...

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Instructions must be clear enough to be understood by all concerned, and supervisors must make sure that they are understood. They must be practicable and within the capability of those who are to carry them out; adequate resources to carry them out must be provided. Instructions must be stated in such a way that results can be easily assessed. Using work schedules A work schedule shows what a worker or team of workers is to do, and the day and time when it is to be done...

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization,...

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World food supplies Human metabolic-energy requirements dre lower in warmer climates than in colder climates and nutritional requirements accordingly lower too. Human energy requirements can thus be correlated with latitude: requirements are lowest in hot humid climates and highest in cold dry climates. It should be noted, however, that cultural factors, including clothing and behavioural patterns, and technologies that control the thermal environment inside buildings, h...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 2001, South-East Asia Region ; Menta...

By: R. Thara, Dr.

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Populations of Member Countries of the World Health Organization’s South-East Asia Region have suffered for ages from many communicable diseases. While some of these have been successfully controlled, others continue as serious public health problems. However, recently, it has become increasingly clear that noncommunicable diseases, including mental and neurological disorders, are important causes of suffering and death in the Region. An estimated 400 million people worl...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2003 : Press Relea...

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Leaders from around the world will meet in London today in a joint effort to improve road safety and reduce road traffic related deaths. Among them, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Max Mosley, President of the Federation Internationale de I'Automobile (FIA), and ministers from several countries. With experts in road safety, they come together to expose the phenomenal increase in road traffic injuries in recent years.

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South-East Asia Series : Year 2000, South-East Asia Region ; Devel...

By: David M. Nolan

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1. INTRODUCTION The first meeting of the High-level Policy Advisory Panel was convened by the Regional Director in Bali, Indonesia, from 12 to 14 July 2000, with the following terms of reference: (1) To review current issues and challenges in health development in THE SEA Region; (2) To review the current reforms in WHO to meet the challenges at THE global and regional levels; and (3) To advise the Regional Director on issues relating to regionalspecific policy and strat...

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Elton B. Stephens Company : (Ebsco)-Food Science and Nutrition: Fo...

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The article by Kent Ranson on the experience of the Self Employed Women’s Association’s (SEWA) Medical Insurance Fund in Gujarat, on pp. 613–621 of this issue of the Bulletin, focuses on catastrophic health care expenditure and thereby underlines the importance of ensuring that community financing schemes effectively protect households from impoverishment. It may well be a hope that such schemes will enhance social cohesion and access to routine low-cost services; howeve...

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

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Prise en Charge IntBgrBe des Maladies de I'Enfant : Le point sur la situation mondiale Juin 1999 La plise en charge int6gree cles malaches cle l'enfant (PCIME) est une stratkgie de grande ainpleur qui recom~ed es intel-ventions B donlicile et dam le syst&med e sant6. Son but est de faire baisser la mortdit6, la morbidit6 et l'incapacitd chez Yenfaint, et de contribuer B l'amklioration de la croissance et du ddveloppeinent. Sa lnise en oeuvre impliq~t~roei s 6tapes emrisa...

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

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SUMMARY The consultation meeting on Essential Public Health Functions, with participants from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific island countries was conducted in Nadi, Fiji, from 8 to 11 December 2003 by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. The objectives of the meeting were: (1) to consider and discuss the nine proposed essential public health functions (EPHFs) developed for the Western Pacific Region, and the metlwds used to evaluate the functions in the t...

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

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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Silvio P. Mariotti

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1. Introduction his manual forms part of the comprehensive SAFE strategy that has been developed for controlling trachoma through the action of a combination of determinants including Surgery, Antibiotic treatment, Facial cleanliness and Environmental change. It addresses the F and E components of preventive action for trachoma control, which focus on improving hygiene and the environment. A number of additional general hygiene measures that reduce the risk of transmissi...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1987 ; Issue 92426027...

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Cette premikre kvaluation des stratkgies de la santC pour tous montre que la plupart des Etats Membres sont passks d'une phase de doute, d'incertitude et de scepticisme a une pCriode d'activitk intense, preuve de leur confiance, de leur courage et de leur engagement. Les remarquables analyses presentks par 147 pays representant 88'6% des Etats Membres tkmoignent du sCrieux et de la volontC avec lesquels cette kvaluation a CtC entreprise. I1 convient de noter particulikre...

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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; World Health Organization,...

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Task 4.3 Debrief staff from the national, sub-national and service delivery level facilities Now meet with members of the Health Management Team and other staff members and stakeholders using an agenda similar to the one outlined in Booklet 1, page 42. Use this meeting to: • report on findings at second level sub-national areas and the service delivery level • reach agreement on the possible causes of the critical issues in these areas • identify health system and extern...

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

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According to recent reviews on insecticide resistance in arthropods by Brown (1958, 1959) no clear example of induced DDT-resistance in the oriental rat-flea, Xelzopsylla clzeopis, has been observed anywhere in the world except Ecuador, where in 1950-52 failure to control this pest with DDT was reported (SQenz Vera, 1953). Even in the laboratory neither Kilpatrick & Fay (1952) nor Shawarby (1953) were able to increase the resistance of X. cheopis to DDT by a factor of mo...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 498 - in ...

By: L. E. Cluff

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Del 20 a1 25 de septiembre de 1971 se celebr6 en Ginebra una reunion, organizada por la OMS, sobre la funcion de 10s centros nacionales en la vigilancia farmacologica internacional. El Dr. V. Fattorusso, Director de la Division de Farmacologia y Toxicologia, abrio la reunion en nombre del Director General.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 373 - in ...

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

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This document has been prepared by Mr Jack T. Jones, School Health Team Leader, in cooperation with Mr Matthew Furner, Technical Officer, Health Education and Health Promotion Unit, Division of Health Promotion, Education and Communication, WHO. WHO gatefully acknowledges the generous financial contributions to support the publication of this document from the following organizations: Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Preventio...

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

By: John Gill, Dr.

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Short-term Consultant on Family Plannlng It was difficult to see people a t the Ministry of Health as rnost of the personnel associated wlth the integration of family plannirg lnto maternal and child health were a t meetings in Tokyo and Bangkok. Visit to the National Family Planning Board - statutory body set uo bv the Eovernment in 1.9 6.5 -1966 with Dr Ariffin as director and who is wholly responsible for family planning activities in Malaysia.

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; Health Committee, Malaria,...

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L' enquete sur le paludisme en Corse a donne a lieu a un rapport dresse par m. marchoux raynaud dans loquol est proposee l' application de mesuros generalos pour luttor contro lo paludisme existant dans l'ilo

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