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The World Public Library Medical Document Collection is an archive of Medical Document Collection, Medical Publications Collection, Department of Health and Human Services and Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Titles were selected to focus on assisting general health and awareness, and especially those at greater risk of health disparities with achieving optimal lifespan with the best possible quality of health in every stage of life.

 
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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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The World Health Organization, in c o l l a b o r a t i o n with the Government o f Pakistan, organized a Regional workshop on Leprosy Control in Karachi, Pakistan, from 14 to 18 December 1987.

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: C. J. L. Thurgar

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At present, the long-term social, economic, and demographic impact of major diseases in developing countries can only be estimated using models since there are no empirical data on age and cause-specific morbidity and morttality. Reliable estimates require the input of accurate data into the models, from as many geographical zones as possible. With the collapse of vital regiistration systems and the rudimentary state of health information systems in most of the developing world,

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: Alexandre J. Ohin, Dr.

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The equipment was found to be satisfactory and the work done in the various diagnostic sections of .the laboratory was good, as far as could be judged during a short visit. The wark was well planned and the staff was well trained in modern labomtory work,

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION Upon the request of the Government of Italy, two consultations were organized by the WHO Regional Office for Europe in association with the Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, to develop recommendations concerning guideline levels for drinkingwater quality for the herbicides most commonly used in Italy:

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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House spraying with DDT, as shown from its first experimental application in Greece in 1945,5 as well as from its subsequent general application throughout the entire country between 1946 and 1950, is highly effective against the local malaria-vectors (Anopheles sacharovi and A. superpictus) and other domestic pests.

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: A. O. Sobo, Dr.

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During the twentieth century there have been remarkable changes in the problems of child health. Spectacular progress has been made with regard to childhood morbidity and mortality, due largely at the beginning of the century to infectious diseases, malnutrition and congenital deformities. These advances have been linked to better living conditions, better nutrition, provision of drinking-water and sewage disposal facilities, and medical progress. Against this background...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: A. O. Sobo, Dr.

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The purpose of the writer's asslgnment as consultant by the World Health n Organization was to a s s i s t the Ministry of Health (Yemen Arab Republic) in the preparation of a plan for health services development, as part of the threeyear socio-economic development plan now being prepared for the period 197'4-1976.

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: M. L. Fazan

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Quality health information is essential for planning and implementing health policy in all countries. Risk factor data are especially important as predictors of future disease or injury. The World Health Report 2002: Reducing risks, promoting healthy life, identifies five important risk factors for noncommunicable disease in the top ten leading risks to health. These are raised blood pressure, raised cholesterol, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and overweight. The dise...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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Schistosomiasis affects 200 million people Schistosomiasis is a water-borne parasitic infection caused by several species of trematode worms (blood flukes). It affects about 200 million people in tropical and subtropical regions where it is a hazard particularly to individuals who enter fresh water emanating from irrigation and water resource development schemes. Its socioeconomic impact is outstripped only by malaria.

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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Chacun est expose au rayonnement ultraviolet (UV) emis par le soleil. En petites quantites, les UV sont benefiques pour la sante et jouent un r6le essentiel dans la synthese de la vitamine D. En revanche, la surexposition est a I'origine de deux grands problemes de sante publique : les cancers cutanes et la cataracte. Le rayonnement UV Le rayonnement solaire est a I'origine de la lumiere, de la chaleur et comporte egalement des UV. Les UV atteignant la surface terrestre ...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: A. H. Abou Gareeb, Dr.

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WHO Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations: Thirty-fourth report This report sets out a series of twelve international guidelines and other recommendations intended to assist national drug regulatory authorities and manufacturers in the quality control of pharmaceutical products. Concerns addressed include the need to ensure that pharmaceutical products moving in international commerce are of acceptable quality, that generic drugs are therapeu...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: Le A. H. Abou Gareeb

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Further studies were made on groups of adult humans, pre~iously unexposed to rabies and with no history of rabies vaccination, who were inoculated with different schedules of phenolized inactivated vaccine given subcutaneously and high egg passage (HEP] Flury strain vaccine given intradermally, with and without inocularion of antirabies serum. Serum specimens of the inoculated indiiduals were studied for antibody up to the 60th day after the first inoculation of the vacc...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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Background The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and The world health report 2005 are fuelling attention to maternal and child health (1). Improved information is required at the global and programme levels to prioritize use of resources to achieve the maximum effect. Almost 40% of deaths in children aged under 5 years occur in the neonatal period and this proportion is increasing as the numbers of post-neonatal deaths fall more rapidly (2).

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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Generalites Le botulisme est une maladie grave, mais relativement rare, provoquee par une toxine extrgmement puissante synthetisee dans les aliments par une bacterie, Clostridium botulinum. I1 n'y a pas de contagion interhumaine. On connait sept types de botulisme. Quatre d'entre eux (les types A, B, E et rarement F) sont pathogenes pour I'homme et les autres (C, D et E) pour les mammiferes, les oiseaux et les poissons. On trouve couramment les spores de la bacterie dans...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: C. R. Jones, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

The first Hong Kong influenza virus to he isolated in the USA was obtained in Atlanta, Ga., on 2 September 1968 from a Marine Corps major who had just returned from Viet-Nam. The night before his departure from Viet-Nam he had shared a bunker with a friend who had just returned from Hong Kong. During that same week an outhreak of influenza occurred in a Marine Corps Drill lnstructors' School in San Diego, Calif. Of 49 students, 22 had an influenza-like illness, as did 9 ...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: Abmed H. Abdou, Dr.

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The meeting was held a t the Medical CenLre of Postgraduate Education i n Warsaw. LL was convened by the WHO Regional Office f o r Europe w i ~ hsu pport trom the GovernmenL ut Sweden, and errendcd by 20 planners and administrators i n h e a l ~ ho r education, reachers of medicine and nursing and educational experts from nine European c o u n t r i e s S6 well as ~ h r c eG raft lnelnbers ot the Regional Office (see Annex 5 f o r list o f p a r t i c i p a n t s ) .

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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In the Seventies WHO redirected its a t t e n t i o n on the health care system from highly trained s p e c i a l i s t care to what was termed primary h e a l t h c a r e . The o f f i c i a l expression of t h i s reorientation was the Declaration of ALMA ATA. The discussion of the goal Bealth For A l l by the Year 2000 has made it c l e a r t h a t WHO must go yet one s t e p f u r t h e r and take into consideration not only a reorganization of medical care in the d ...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: Ahmed H. Abdou, Dr.

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This report covers the discussions at a meeting convened by the WHO Regional office for Europe to consider the content and implementation of the long -term programme in the fiold of mental health.

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies is a partnership between the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the Governments of Belgium, Finland, Greece, Norway, Spain and Sweden, the Veneto Region of Italy, the European Investment Bank, the Open Society Institute, the World Bank, CRP-Santé Luxembourg, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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This paper describes a limited survey of bilharziasis and its vectors carried out during 1950 and 1951 in some countries of southwestern Asia. Lack of time and of full facilities prevented the survey from being as comprehensive and systematic as would have been wished, but enough data were obtained to provide a general estimate of the situation. Information already available from the literature was supplemented by collecting unpublished records, questioning the inhabitan...

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