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Distinguished Service Citizenship. Southern Sociological Congress,...

By: Southern Sociological Congress (1919; Knoxville, Tenn.); Mcculloch, James E. (James Edward), 1873-1939

African Americans; Southern States -- Social conditions; Introductory note.-- The coming democracy.-- Community service.-- Public health.-- Child welfare.-- Race relations.-- Industrial progress.-- The church conserving life.-- Organization

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The Boy's Yearly Book

By: John Tillotson
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The Boy's Yearly Book

By: John Tillotson
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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Val.iola virus was irle~ltifierbl y means of n ,,ietlzod invol>,i,rg the fijr~~zationo f microfoci on lnicroplate cultures of HeLa cells. If ivrrs po.wible to rlisti~~grrish between vai.io1rr nrnjor and variola r~rinor vimses tvitlti,~4 8 h of rgceipt ofrlie specimens by rlcrermining the ?e,~i~erat~serrrres ilir,ity of fucris formation. A rapid method for the diagnosis of smallpox in the laboratory is required in countries where the disease is not endemic in order to det...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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In a very short time Malawi has been able to implement the strategy for blood safety and availability advocated by the World Health Organization and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, thus saving many lives. With an HIV incidence of 14.4% Malawi is home to almost two million HIV positive people among its 12 million population. In addition, 8.1% of Malawians have tested positive for hepatitis B and 6.8% for hepatitis C. The impact of the...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction The WHO Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) has promoted performance monitoring since its inception. A central feature of this system is the assessment of the programme’s reach (that is, how many people benefit from immunization services). Coverage rates are calculated using routine data collected at service delivery points and estimates of target populations. In addition, survey techniques have been employed to provide supplementary and often more reli...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Lorsqu'on consulte les rapports tpidtmiologiques et dtmographiques internationaux ayant trait B la diphttrie, tels qu'ils sont ttablis par lyOrganisation, mondiale de la Santt, 29, 379 3 8 ~3 9~40 , 41 on est frappe de constater, malgrt l'extension considtrable de la vaccination antidiphttrique dans nombre de pays, la forte incidence et la mortalitt tlevte dues A cette infection dans les contrtes europtennes et amtricaines, ainsi que les zones de I'OcCanie oG la populati...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Racial differences in drug response A pharmacokinetic study, recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has confirmed an impression widely held among clinicians that patients of oriental descent are more responsive to the actions of propranolol than those of Western origin. Whereas reduction of heart rate differed by a factor of 2 to 3 in Americans of Chinese and European descent, the mean reduction of arterial blood pressure differed, more unexpectedly, ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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With the aim of producing active immunization against diphtheria, two different groups of vaccines have been developed, distinguished by the fact that in the first group the toxin produced by the diphtheria bacillus is employed as antigen without any change, while in the second a product modified by a chemical action is used, whose toxicity has been removed but wl~osei mmunizing power is retained unimpaired.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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COUNTRYWIDE INTEGRATED NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES INTERVENTION (CINDI) PROGRAMME MEETING OF CINDI PROGRAMME DIRECTORS

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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For quite some time it has been apparent to BCG IT-orkers that there are considerable variations in the tuberculin allerg and local ~accination lesions resulting from different batches of BCG vaccine. Even when comparable groups of children are vaccinated and later tuberculin-tested with uniform procedures, the effects are appreciably dift'erent from batch to batch. Variations must occur in the vaccine itself:. and two simple sources of variation can be readily conceil-e...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction This report describes thc outcome of the Meeting on the Epidemics of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Eastern Europe held on 13-15 May 1996 in Copenhagen, Denmark. In response to the alarming rise in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the newly independent states the WHO Regional Office for Europe, WHO Headquarters and the United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS organized an action-oriented meeting of experts from the most affected countries. Professor S...

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

By: J. J. Artells

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Various meetings within the World Health Organization European Region (WHOEURO) have idcntiiied gaps in the management of environmental health services, particularly regarding a lack of evaluation. Target 19 of the European strategy for health for all addresses environmental health rnanagcment: by rhe year 2000, there should be efectcve management systems and resources in all Member Slates for purtcng policies on environment and health into pruclice. In addition, the two...

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

By: J. J. Artells

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Stress has been defined by Steinhaus (1960) as a state manifested by a syndrome, or bodily changes, caused by some force, condition, or circumstance (i.e., a stressor) in or on an insect or on one of its physiological or anatomical systems . Examples of stresses mentioned by him included chenlicals and drugs, excesses of temperature, hunlidity, abnormal nutrition, various types of radiation, crowding, etc. Virtually any factor in the environment of an organism can act a...

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

By: J. J. Artells

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Between October and December 1960 an outbreak of kwashiorkor occurred in the South Kasai, in the former Belgian Congo. This outbreak reached epidemic proportions, affecting several thousand children and even some adults, and is, for this reason, unique. The social and political circumstances leading to this outbreak were determined by the inter-tribal warfare between the Luluas and Balubas which had broken out in July 1960 about the time when the Belgian administration l...

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

By: Juan Jose Artells

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The pattern of the humoral response in two-step vaccination against smallpox was studied in rabbits using smallpox vaccine inactivated by cobalt-60 gamma-radiation administered at various intervals (1, 7, 30. and 60 days) before inoculation of a live smallpox vaccine (EM-63 strain; dose, 1.2x 10 PFU)

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

By: Juan Jose Artells

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Within the framework of the Mediterranean Action Plan adopted by countries of the Mediterranean Basin at.Barcelona in February 1975, and i n accordance with Article 10 of the Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution, the Contracting Parties are currently establishing a system f o r marine pollution monitoring in the region, i n close cooperation with the i n t e r n a t i o n a l agencies concerned. The s c i e n t i f i c component of the...

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

By: Juan Jose Artells

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The provision of family planning services nationwide is a major priority of the Government of Bangladesh, and most family planning clinics in Bangladesh currently provide oral contraceptives, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and barrier methods, especially condoms; many also provide sterilization services, or referral for such services. The injectable contraceptive depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) has been available to a limited extent in Bangladesh, but the fact that...

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

By: K. Ichev

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Introduction: why measure health equity? Health equity is the absence of health differences between more and less socially advantaged groups (1). Sen (2) and others have argued that health equity is a central dimension of overall social equity or justice, as it conditions the capabilities of individuals and groups to participate in and benefit from social and economic development. Without specific attention to equity issues, societies tend towards inequity, as social adv...

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

By: K. Ichev

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Introduction The Global Commission for the Certification of the Eradication of Poliomyelitis (GCC) will declare the world free of wild poliovirus transmission when no wild virus has been found for at least three consecutive years and all laboratories possessing wild poliovirus materials have adopted appropriate measures of laboratory containment (1). The strategy for achieving appropriate containment is described in WHO’s global action plan for laboratory containment of ...

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