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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 change to new technology has undoubtedly brought with it enormous beneirts both to organizations that implement it and to individual users. In other instances, problems have arisen largely because of inadequate planning and implementation policies. including job redesign. poor design of equipment. and poor working environments. More particularly. the VDT has been rightly or wrongly blamed for health concerns ranging from mild headaches to perinatal mortality.

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

By: World Health Organization

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THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE LElSHMANlASES Our ideas of the distribution of the leishmaniases and the relative importance of the various forms of infection in different countries have changed for a number of reasons. Our knowledge of the forms of leishmaniasis prevalent in many countries is clearly inadequate: new information, about both known and new forms of illness, may lead to substantial changes in distribution patterns. Considerable modifications have already been obser...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The tick-borne viruses under consideration here are those for which ticks are the known or presumed in nature and which belong to Casals' anti- tion. genic Group B (Olitsky & Clarke, 1959). Within recent years several new members have been added to the tick-borne complex and much new informa tion gained which has necessitated a change in point of view concerning their interrelationships. In the past it was considered feasible and convenient to treat all of the then know...

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

By: World Health Organization

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distribution of fatalities or victims according to their age group, discriminating if possible between pedestrians and other road users, Age groups should describe the main life phases (we suggest for instance: childhood, 0-9 and 10-14, adolescence, 15-18, youth 19-24, middle age, 25-50, third age, 50-70, old age, over 70).

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

By: World Health Organization

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Mozambique's protracted war, which ended relatively recently, created several million internally displaced persons and brought about the destruction of about half the country's schools and health units. About 70% of the population of some 17 million live in rural areas and suffer extreme poverty. The infant mortality rate is approximately 150 per 1000 live births, and life expectancy at birth is around 49 years. There are only about 400 doctors, or one per 45 000 populat...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The need to investigate further the phenomenon of sulfone-induced haemolysis is becoming greater as the use of sulfones may increase, particularly for malaria therapy in areas where Plasmodium falciparum is found to be resistant to chloroquine. The authors report on studies of the haemolytic efects of diaphenylsulfone (DDS) administered orally, in-doses ranging from 25 rng to 300 mg daily for 21 days, to normal healthy men and to healthy Negro men with deficiency of gluc...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Undcr the tcrms of thc 1976 Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution, and the 1980 Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-based Sources, the contracting partics havc undertaken to establish a marine pollution monitoring system for the Mediterranean Sea area, and systematically to assess, as far as possible, the levels of pollution along their coasts.

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

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION The original version of this part of the Guidelines was prepared by the World Health Organization within the framework of the Long-term Programme of Pollution Monitoring and Research in the Mediterranean Sea (MED POL Phase II) and issued by the United Nations Environment Programme as Reference Method for Marine Pollution Studies No. 55 within UNEP's Regional Seas Programme Activity Centre's series.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization The International Journal of Public Health

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

By: World Health Organization

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Im Rahmen des iibereinkomrnens von 1976 zum Schutz des Minelrneers gcgen Verschmutzung sowie des Rotokolls von 1980 zum Schutz des Mittelmeers gegen Verschrnutzung vo~n Lande aus verpflichten sich die venragschlie~enden Parteien, ein Monitoringsystem fur die Meenvasserverschmutzung im Mittelrnccrraum zu schaffen sowie im Rahmen der Moglichkeiten das AusmaE der Verschrnutzung an ihrtn Kiisten systernatisch zu analysieren.

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

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION Les objectifs d'ensemble du Programme B long terme de surveillance continue et de recherche en matiere de pollution de la mer Mediterranee (MED POL Phase II), qui constitue la composante de I'bvaluation de I'environnement du Plan d3Action pour la Mkditerranbe, adoptb par les gouvernements de la rkgion en 1975, comprend I'bvaluation, de faqon continue, de I'Btat de la pollution de la mer Mkditerranee, ['identification des points d'entrke, les voies et les eff...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Chorionic villus sampling (CVS), introduced in the early eighties, is now an established medical procedure in the first trimester of pregnancy. The global experience would be difficult to evaluate, as hundreds of centers around the world perform CVS, but only 146 have consistently reported their cases to the WHO sponsored CVS registry in Philadelphia. A total of 158,774 CVS have been registered to date, providing a valuable source of data for analysis of pre...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Come vous le saver, l e s Itoms des membres designes pour l e Bureau de 1'Assemblee mondiale de la Sant€ doivcnt Btre communiques au Siege de I'OMS avant l a premisre rdunion de l a Commission des d e s i t n a t i o n s .

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

By: World Health Organization

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I. Introduction A planning meeting on development of epidemiological studies on health effects in infants associated with exposure to PCBs, dioxins and related compounds in human milk was organized in January 1986 in Geneva as a joint ' activity of the Commission of the European Communities, the World Health Organization (Regional Office for Europe, Maternal and Child Health unit of WHO headquarters) and the International Programne on Chemical Safety. The meeting reviewe...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Asseciation of uwicef aid ti this project is an aspect should also be taken into considoration in deciding this maticr

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

By: World Health Organization

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Integrated safety programmes should primarily be designed at the national u, at least as a reference framework for action. But integrated safety programmes may also be designed and implemented at the local level (for instance in regions, districts, or cities), either to relay national policies,

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

By: K. Klnzounza, Dr.

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The central obstacle ti polio eradication is not technical After 11 years of concerted efforts it would appear that the necessary cometence on the technical side eradication has been achieved.This is illustrated in the successful eradication is war or more accurately countinued prevalence of polio in a number of war-tom countries.

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

By: World Health Organization

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In immunodifusion tests employing disrupted influenza virus (A2:Hong Kong/68, X-31 strain) as antigen, precipitin lines corresponding to three virus antigens can be distinguished -namely, the ribonucleoprotein, the haemagglutinin, and the ~ieurarninidase. In the present study a comparison was made of such immunodiffusion tests and conventional diag~stic methods (complement-fixation and haemngglutination-inhibition tests) for serological diagnosis of AZ/Hong Kong/68 infec...

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

By: World Health Organization

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It is well established that natural breeding-sites of mosquito larvae are determined by the behaviour of ovipositing females. Culex pipiens fatigans Wiedemann, the most important vector of urban bancroftian filariasis, breeds in highly polluted surface water. Richard (1959) actually observed that the rapid fermentation of organic nlaterial in anaerobic soils rendered the overlying water nlore attractive for oviposition of C. pelts and C. tarsalis. Hayashi (1962) also dem...

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

By: World Health Organization

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This volume has been prepared by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization for governments of its Member States in the Region. A limited number of copies are available from the Environmental Health Service, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Scherf igsvej 8, DK-2100 Copenhagen 8, Denmark.

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