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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1989; Volume 67, Numbe...

By: H. H. Wassef

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In most countries where nutritional improvements are envisaged, mass catering is singled out for attention. WHO has a140 taken an interest in this subject, and the Organization recently issued two publications dealing particularly with the hygienic and sanitary aspects of catering, which earlier were rightly regarded as priority areas for study (1,2). Today, however, it may be taken for granted that the need for adequate sanitation is fully recognized, at least in so far...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1989; Volume 67, Numbe...

By: H. H. Wassef

Medical Reference Publication

In most countries where nutritional improvements are envisaged, mass catering is singled out for attention. WHO has a140 taken an interest in this subject, and the Organization recently issued two publications dealing particularly with the hygienic and sanitary aspects of catering, which earlier were rightly regarded as priority areas for study (1,2). Today, however, it may be taken for granted that the need for adequate sanitation is fully recognized, at least in so far...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue10, 79 (10)...

By: Anthony Mbewu

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It has long been recognized that the solution of certain problems in the field of health depends upon international action. The repea$ed and painful efforts in the Nineteenth Century to solvc somc of thcsc problcms borc fruit in the creation, during the last fifty years, of a number of international health organizations -the Pan American Sanitary Bureau, the International Office of Public Health, the Health Organization of the League of Nations and the Health Division of...

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

By: Hussein A. Gezairy, M. D., Frcs

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Introduction Following a visit by a delegation from the French ministry responsible for health to the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, it was decided to organize, in France, a meeting on the progress of the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade, during which a number of specific issues would be studied. It was agreed between the French Government and the Regional Office that the meeting should be held at the International Water Centre in ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Prevention in Pri...

By: World Health Organization

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While it is generally believed that BCG vaccination does not take the place of other recognized inethods of tuberculosis control.. . a WHO and many governments have accepted it as a useful public health measure, and as a result some hundred million persons have been vaccinated in a number of countries in recent years. Campaigns on such a scale have obviously required enormous effort and expenditure, yet many of the most fundamental problems are still far from sol\-ed. ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Prevention in Pri...

By: World Health Organization

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The Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) of the World Health Organization (WO) convened an Intercountry Meeting on the Uses of Epidemiology for Disease Prevention and Control from 13 to 16 September 1992, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

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In this report, presentations and discussions on multiple congenital anomalies (MCA) from the collaborative WHO/ICBDMS meeting on methodology for birth defects monitoring, held in Sydney, Australia, from 6-7 September 1991, are summarized.

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

By: L. G. Petersson

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This document reviews the development of fluoride varnishes; then compares the two types of varnishes availablc in tcrms of characteristics, viscosity. fluoride content. and solveiits . A general overview of assessment of fluoride [ireventive nieasures for conimunity use is givçn . Tlie varnislies are cornparcd with respect to fluoride dose and plasma concentrations . /~lirt>rprori.crogr iviiig vety low peaks. siniilar to thosc produced by fluoride toothpastcs. cornparcd...

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

By: T. Y. Huang

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This study received financial support from the UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases. Guizhou Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Guiyang, Guizhou, People's Republic of China. ' Anti-epidemic Station of Tongren Prefecture, Guizhou Province, People's Republic of China. Anti- epidemic Station of Qian-Dongnan Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province, People's Republic of China. Anti - epidemic Station of Qian-Nan Autonom...

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

By: John Bowlby, M. D.

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PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION It is pleasing that the welcome given to the first edition of this monograph should so soon have necessitated a second. It remains unchanged apart from minor textual corrections, and the addition of an index. In the meantime the plea for further research made in chapter 6 has not gone unheeded ; the International Children's Centre, Paris, is now supporting such research both in England and France. The Centre has also done much to further a wider...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1968 ; Issue 92415401...

By: R. H. Black

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In revising the Manual on t:pidemiological evaluation and surveillance in malarla eradication a broader treatment has been given to the subject matter as is indicated in the change of title. The Manual is thus somewhat more than a detailed operational gulde for procedures in epidemiological evaluat~on and surveillance in malaria eradication programmes For one thing, consideration is given to pre-eradication and control programmes but, more important, epidemiology is see...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9241400021, Pages Art 1: M...

By: John Bowlby, M. D.

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At the third session of the Social Commission of the United Nations, held in April 1948, it was decided to make a study of the needs of homeless ~hildren.1~T~h ese were described as children who are orphaned or separated from their families for other reasons and need care in foster homes, institutions or other types of group care . The study was to be confined to children who were homeless in their native country , thus explicitly excluding refugees from war or other di...

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World Health Organization Publication : The First Ten Years of the...

By: World Health Organization

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Ten years ago today, with the coming into force of its Constitution on 7 April 1948, the World Health Organization took its place among the specialized agencies established under the Charter of the United Nations. In this anniversary publication, which it is my privilege to present, an effort has been made not only to review the history of these past ten years but also to place the events of that period against the background of previous achievements, and to indicate the...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 250: Urba...

By: M. Ben Hima

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INTRODUCTION Urbanization escapes precise and concise definition, particularly when its health implications are under consideration. Various attempts have been made to arrive at such a definition, and the Committee accepted that given by the United Nations Expert Group on Metropolitan Planning and Development in Stockholm in September 1961 .l In considering the three main aspects of urbanization-geographic, administrative and demographic-the Committee was of the opinion ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 371: Rese...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION Following the recommendations of the WHO Scientific Group on Mental Health Research in 1964,l a programme of research in biological psychiatry and neurology was drawn up: concentrating on four main topics : psychiatric genetics, psychopharmacology, neurophysiology, and biochemistry of the brain.2 A considerable amount of research on these subjects has been carried out in various countries and discussed during international conferences. It was considered, ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 9: Expert...

By: World Health Organization

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The Executive Board at its fifth session considered the report of the first session of the Expert Committee on Mental Health and authorized its publication. The Board considers that the report contains recommendations on principles and policy which will be of value both to WHO in planning its own programmes and to administrators in national health administrations. In particular, the Board wishes to emphasize the importance of the development of preventive mental health w...

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Veterinary Public Health : Veterinary Public Health, Year 93, Issu...

By: V. Caporale

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At the MZCP Consultation on the Harmonization of MZCP National Participating Institutions and WHO Collaborating Centres, held at Limassol in December 1991, emphasis was placed on the need for better coordination, including information exchange between the Mediterranean Zoonoses Control Centre (MZCC) in Athens, its collaborating institutions, and WHO Headquarters. The flow of data between all these resource institutions concerns the preparation and implementation of activ...

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Business Case for Information Services : Epa's Regional Libraries ...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: I. Executive Summary: The Environmental Protection Agency’s network of regional libraries and environmental center libraries provides substantial value to the Agency, its professional staff, stakeholders, and the public. Calculated conservatively, the benefit-to-cost ratio for EPA library services ranges between 2:1 and 5.7:1. Libraries and librarians are nonetheless a significant investment, costing the Agency roughly $6.2 million annually to operate and mainta...

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Interim Framework to Ensure Issuance of Timely and High Quality Np...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: However, the conditions upon which the existing permit is based may have changed since the permit was issued. Changed conditions may include expansions or changes to the facility’s operation, promulgation of technology-based or water qualitybased standards, or development of a basin plan or total maximum daily load (TMDL), each of which may affect the facility’s effluent limits. In this case, the administratively continued permit would not contain terms and cond...

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Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

By: David C. Williams

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Excerpt: IRS Employee Pled Guilty to Anti-Muslim Hate Crime: In September 2001, subsequent to the terrorist acts at the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the FBI reported to TIGTA that an IRS employee was a suspect in a federal civil rights investigation concerning an anti-Muslim hate crime. It was alleged that the IRS employee vandalized an automobile. The FBI and a local police department substantiated the initial allegation, as well as additional violations of law. In ...

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