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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; The Special Programme for ...

By: David B. Evans

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ThcUhTDP/WORLD BANKIWHO Special Programme forRcscarch andTraining in Tropical Discases (TJJR) isaglobally coordinatedefforttobringlhcrcsourcesofrnodernscicnceto bearon ihccontrolof tnajor tropical diseases: malaria, schislosomiasis, filnriasis (includingonchocerciasis), the uypanosomiascs (both African sleeping sickness and the American form, Chagas' disease), the leishrnaniases and leprosy. The Programme has two interdependenlobjcctives: - Tod~velo~newmethoodf sp revcnt...

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: J. Mauel

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Presh normal serum from many animal species displays potent lytic activity against various Leishmania parasites, perhaps due to the occurrence of natural antibodies or to activation of complement by the alternative route. Parasite survlval within the host m y thus depend on the capacity of the microorganism to become intracellular. No particular organelle is detectable ultrastructurally that might facilitate cell invasion, and leishmaniae appear to be internalized by sim...

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

By: W. Kretschmar

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The issue of this document does not constitute formal publication. It should not be reviewed, abstracted or quoted without the agreement of the World Health Organization. Authors alone are responsible for views expressed in signed articles. Ce document ne constitue pas une publication. I I ne doit faire I'objet d'aucun compte rendu ou resume ni d'aucune citation sans I'autorisation de 190rganisation Mondiale de la Sante. Les opinions exprimkes dans les articles sign& n'e...

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World Health Organization ; World Health Organization Offeset Publ...

By: P. C. Wood

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1. INTRODUCTION There i s extensive evidence of the spread of diseases t o man following the consumption of polluted s h e l l f i s h . Although a wide range of diseases has been described, the main diseases are typhoid and paratyphoid fever, salmonellosis, Vibrio arahaemolyticus infection, v i r a l h e p a t i t i s type A (infectious E e p a t i t i s ) , p a r a l y t i c s h e l l f i s h poisoning, and cholera.1 The reasons for the association between disease and ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1948-60 ; Medical Edu...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION In this volume, the World Health Organization presents a bibliography on medical education covering material published between 1946 and 1955, inclusive. In preparing the bibliography an exhaustive search of literature was undertaken by scanning such sources as the Quarterly Cumulative Index Medicus, the Current List of Medical Literature, the Armed Forces Medical Library Catalog, the indexes and catalogues of the WHO Library and, where necessary, the special...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 344: Immu...

By: P. Alexander

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I. INTRODUCTION This report is concerned with the role of inlmunological factors in resistance to cancer and with the possibility of preventing or treating cancer by ilnmunological methods. Every attempt has been made to keep in mind the relation of the data presented to human cancer and, for this reason, the discussion of animal experiments has been restricted whenever possible to work with autochthonous or syngeneic tumonrs, since these are the most appropriate experim...

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Regional Office for Africa : 1994-99 ; World Health Organization, ...

By: Moses Chisale

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Environmental Health Criteria P R E A M B L E Objectives In 1973 the WHO Environmental Health Criteria Programme was initiated with the following objectives: (i) to assess information on the relationship between exposure to environmental pollutants and human health, and to provide guidelines for setting exposure limits; (ii) to identify new or potential pollutants; (iii) to identify gaps in knowledge concerning the health effects of pollutants; (iv) to promote the harmon...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1986; Volume 64, Numbe...

By: T. A. Klein

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1.1 World Health Assembly 1.1.1 In 1977, the T h i r t i e r h World Health Assembly c l e a r l y s t a t e d the importance o f h e a l t h l e g i s l a t i o n , giving the following reasons: (a) appropriate health l e g i s l a t i o n is of paramount importance in t h e s t r e n g t h e n i n g of health s e r v i c e s , and i n p a r t i c u l a r i n assuring primary health care for r u r a l and otherwise underserved populations; (b) health l e g i s l a t i o...

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

By: C. J. Marinkelle, Dr.

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The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secrelariat of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory. city, or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The mention of specific companies or of certain manufacturers' products does not imply that they are endorsed or recomm...

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Dr T. Fujikura. Veterinary Public Health, Division of Communicable Diseases, World Hcalth Organization, welcomed the participants (Annex I) and opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General, He recalled the background and aims of the meeting as follows: (1) to review the progress reports of the working groups, including terms of reference of each group, its membership, collaborative work plans for the period 1989-1990, information exchange and funding...

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: World Health Organization

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The representative of FAG said that his orgzri:zation was greatly interested in the problems of echinococcosis/hyda+idosis and taeniasis/cysticercosis and offered that.al1 appropriate field projects executed by FAO:could be made available for such purposes as the collection of data, samples, etc. Their training programmes in for example meat hygiene, slaughterhouse management, contribute greatly to the complex preventive and control measures directed against echinococcos...

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: World Health Organization

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The Cornittee of I n t e r n a t i o n a l Surveillance of Cmunicable Diseases heLd it* nineteenth scssion a t WHO headquarters, Geneva, from 22 to 26 November 1976. Dr P. N. Burgasov, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health of the USSR, Moscow, Union of Soviet S o c i a l i s t Republics (Vice-chairman) or J. S. G i l l , Acting Regional Medical Officer, Community Health Services, Departmcnt of Public Health, Port Headland, Australia Dr J. L. Kilgour, Read of Lnternational ...

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

By: W. H. Wernsdorf

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Ce document ne constitue pas une publication . formal publication . It should not be reviewed. I1 ne doit faire I'objet d'aucun compte rendu ou abstracted or quoted without the agreement of resume ni d'aucune citation sans l'autorisation de the World Health Organization . Authors alone I'Organisation Mondiale de la Sante . Les opinions are responsible for views expressed in signed exprimees dans les articles sign& n'engagent articles . que leurs auteurs .

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National Science Foundation National Science Foundation

Excerpt: During the 1999-2000 austral summer and the 2000 austral winter, the U.S. Antarctic Program will support more than 800 researchers and other participants in the U.S. Antarctic Program at three year-round stations (McMurdo, Amundsen-Scott South Pole, and Palmer), aboard two research ships (Laurence M. Gould and Nathaniel B. Palmer) in the Ross Sea and in the Antarctic Peninsula region, at remote field camps, and in cooperation with the national antarctic programs...

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

By: P. Bres

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The Meeting was opcilcd by Ur K. Katlhali, Miniacer of Public Health of Morocco, i n the presence of Mr M. Mrani. Governor tot the ibrovince of Fez, and Ur Marsile, D i r e c t o r of Animal Husbandry, on Ibrhslt nt tihe Minister of A g r i c u l t u r e

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; The Special Programme for ...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION African trypanosorniasfs shows a range of clinical manifestations it] diverse ecological and epidemiological situations, requiring different approaches to conrrol.. Scienrific progress during the past ten years, assisted hy funding from the UNDP/WORLD BANK/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), has advanced our understanding of thc disease and prompted the development of new tools for control.

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Pierre Brissot

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INTRODUCTION Genetic hemochromatosis (GB), also termed hereditary hernochromatosis (HH), is a disease characterized by iron excess especially in the liver. It is genetically transmitted as an autosomal recessive trait and principally determined by a gene located on the sixth chromosome near the A locus of HLA system. This definition, which does not imply substantial iron overload and - even less the existence of liver damage, covers all the territory between the unexpres...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 277: Soil...

By: P. Beaver

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SOIL-TRANSMITTED HELMINTHS Report of a WHO Expert Committee on Helminthiases A WHO Expert Committee on Helminthiases was convened in Rio de Janeiro from 26 to 31 August 1963 to review the problems raised by soiltransmitted helminths. Dr M. A. Vaucel was elected Chairman, Dr 5. Rodrigues da Silva Vice-Chairman, and Dr P. Beaver Rapporteur.

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The Changing Organization of Work and the Safety and Health of Wor...

By: Steven L. Sauter

To receive documents or more information about occupational safety and health topics, contact the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) at...

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Seventh Conference on Health Survey Research Methods

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The composition of the planning committee has also changed over the years. As funding sources expanded, so did the committee. Participation at the early meetings was by invitation only. Today a more expansive approach is used, balancing invited and contributed presentations rather than relying solely on open discussion. Following each session is a formal discussion by one or two persons, followed in turn by general floor discussion. Both formal and informal discussions a...

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