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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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Kit for the collection of CSF. Collection of CSF by lumbar puncture. Collection of blood from an arm. Processing of CSF. Trans-Isolate medium. N. meningitidis: proper streaking and growth on blood agar plate. S. pneumoniae: proper streaking and growth on blood agar plate. H. influenzae: proper streaking and growth on chocolate agar plate. Gram stain of CSF: N. meningitidis: intra-cellular, Gram-negative diplococci, S. pneurnoniae: Gram-positive diplococci, and H. infienm...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1977; Volume 55, Numbe...

By: Susan G. Langreth

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There is a need for a reliable method to assess the origin and spread of malaria, and also to guide malaria control programmes. For this purpose, the indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFA) and the indirect haemagglutination test (IHA) have recently been applied tentatively in the field. This paper is concerned with the IHA test only. Attention is paid to aspects of methodology, reproducibility, specificity, and sensitivity, and to comparative results obtained with both...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1987; Volume 65, Numbe...

By: D. J. Stevens

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At the request of the Venezuelan Government a study was made of the vectors of onchocerciasis in northern Venezuela, their identification and biology, and the possibilities of controlling them. This paper is based on the report on that study, which enabled us to assess the practical impoitance of the tvio common man-biting species of Simuliidae and to designate the main breeding-places of the vector of Onclzocerca volvukrs. Most of the work reported here was carried out ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 428 - in ...

By: P. Dorolle

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Los objectivos de 10s servicios de higiene maternoinfantil comprenden desde la soluci6n de 10s problemas sanitarios que afectan en forma inmediata a la madre y a1 nifio hasta aspectos relacionados con la salud del individuo durante toda la vida y con la salud de la colectividad. Mediante sus actividades en favor del desarrollo infantil y de la educaci6n sanitaria de padres e hijos, tratan esos servicios de alcanzar su objetivo final, un buen estado de salud para todos 10...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92415916...

By: World Health Organization

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On completion of this module, the student will be familiar with maintenance and performance checks for the Bucky table and vertical Bucky. These procedures can be used as a version of quality control, together with the routine maintenance check-sheets provided in the appendix.

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

By: Harry Heimann, M. D.

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Introduction It has long been suspected that the air we breathe is one of the environmental factors that, under some circumstances, can cause ill health, but proof of this has been lacking until relatively recently. Such proof is applicable to certain air-borne bacterial and viral infections, some allergic diseases and to poisonings due to the inhalation of certain gases and aerosols with the air we breathe. In all of these instances the air acts as a medium that permits...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 198...

By: World Health Organization

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The health and nutritional SUNS of the population of Central America has undergone rapid changes over the last 2 decades. These changes can be explained by the different models of development and specific interventions carried out in the countries of this region. More recently, the socioeconomic and pblitical crisis affecting the region has adversely affected the health-and nutri: uonal status of specific population groups.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Overheads Overhead 8.1 Overhead 8.2 Overhead 8.3 Overhead 8.4 Overhead 8.5 Overhead 8.6 Overhead 8.7 Overhead 8.8 Overhead 8.9 Overhead 8.1 0 Teacher's notes Handouts Simple chemical disinfection Commercial chemical disinfection systems Wet thermal treatment systems Screw feed technology Microwave irradiation Disposal to land Landfilling in municipal landfills Burying inside hospital premises Disposal to land by encapsulation Inertization

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

By: Walter C. Earle

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INTRODUCTION The eradication of malaria is still based primarily on complete interruption of transmission for a period long enough for natural disappearance of previously existing malaria infections, More definite information on the course of this untreated malaria to its disappearance would be helpful in guiding eradication programmes and indicating their success or failure. It is particularly important to know if new infections can be identified or an estimate made of ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Montreal- L'Organisation mondiale de la Sante (OMS)estime qu'en 2005, 89 % des decds survenus au Canada etaient dus d des cardiopathies, des accidents vasculaires cerebraux, des cancers et autres maladies chroniques. Au cours des dix prochaines annees, I'OMS pr6voit en outre que la mortalite totale par maladies chroniques au Canada augmentera de 15 % -les deces par diabdte augmenteront quant i eux de 44 o/o.

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

By: S. Tomaszunas

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One paper an viral hepatitis and sterilization of vaccination equipmeat was prepared by Dr Dimitrova-Rangelova. All the papers were subsequently translated into Mongolian, mimeographed and distributed to participants. In addition, 5 working papers, on recording/reporting, Immunization schedule, monitoring national EPI, planning and implementation of immunization in Mongolia, and vaccine procurement and distribution, were prepared and mimeographed by national trainers.

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1984, Year 1984 5 ...

By: World Health Organization

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adolescents, medical care, 79 Africa, allocation of resources, 31 9 psychiatric nursing, 334 allocation of resources, 65 Africa, 319 community health workers, 149 anaemia, screening by community health workers, 1 c breast-milk policy, 37, 145, 146 cancer, industrial, prevention, 53 lung, review, 153 cassava, linked to goitre, 170, 346 child minders, Jamaica, 136 Chimaltenango project, Guatemala, 364 China, radiological services, 85 cold chain equipment, 165 Colombia, for...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1954; Volume 10, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The author points out that, with the development of technology in industry and the resultant more-technical roles demanded of workers, communication between them and between all persons in an industrial organization becomes of primary importance. This is particularly so because of the constant demands for change within an industrial organization. Any change, however minor, will inevitably involve a wide area of the organization, and special attention will therefore have ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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1. Introduction The aim of this document is to provide a general guidance for the establishment or strengthening of national pesticide quality control activities, irrespective of the use of the product, whether public health or agricultural. Though the enduse of a product may differ, the quality control schemes are very similar, and a laboratory combining products of both areas may prove synergistic and allow a rational use of resources. This document focuses on laborato...

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

By: Health Section of the Secretaríat of the League of Nations

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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, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 193...

By: Health Section of the Secretaríat of the League of Nations

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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 du Conseil sanitaire ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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FOLLOW-UP INTRODUCTION Some sick children need to return to the health worker for follow-up. Their mothers are told when to come for a follow-up visit (such as in 2 days, or 14 days). At a follow-up visit the health worker can see if the child is improving on the drug or other treatment that was prescribed. Some children may not respond to a particular antibiotic or antimalarial and may need to try a second drug. Children with persistent diarrhoea also need follow-up to ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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PREFACE At the mid-point in time between the historic Alma Ata Conference, in 1978, and the year 2000, a meeting was convened by WHO to review progress and problems experienced in pursuing the goal of health for all and to consider reassessments that might be necessary in order to proceed more effectively towards the goal of health for all by the year 2000, and beyond.

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World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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It results from deliberate efforts on the part of many sectors of society - government and non-government alike - once these sectors have acknowledged it to be an important and valuable public good, and have developed policies and programs to support and maintain it. By addressing issues of speed and driving under the influence of alcohol; promoting helmets, seat belts and other restraints; ensuring greater visibility of people walking and cycling; improving the design o...

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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 200...

By: Peter Piot, Dr.

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In response to an invitation by UNAIDS to cosponsors1 to identify examples of best practice, the International Labour Organization (ILO) suggested that it was time to bring the role and potential of trade unions in the response to HIV to the attention of the development community and a wider public. This report has gathered examples of action taken by trade unions on AIDS, and provides an opportunity to analyse, explore, and discuss their potential as partners in the res...

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