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Organized efforts and procedures for identifying workplace hazards and reducing accidents and exposure to harmful situations and substances. It also includes training of personnel in accident prevention, accident response, emergency preparedness, and use of protective clothing and equipment.

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

By: World Health Organization

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I . GENERAL TOPICS I.. MISIISI:: OF DRUGS ACT (L971) - MISUSE OF DRUGS REGU1,ATIONS (1973) (Abstracted from l l r i t i s h Medi,cal Journal, 12 January 1974, pp.70-75) Under these titles, two a r t i c l e s authored by nr D.A. Cahal present a comprehensive roview nnrl oxplanntion of t h e provisions of these important l e g i s l a t i v e t e x t s on regulation of drugs l i ahle Cu misuse. 2. -IkARL V CLINICAL DRUG EVALUATION UNITS REPORTS (Psyr;hopharmacoloyy D u l ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92902114...

By: World Health Organization

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PART Ill EMRO: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT IT DOES

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415628...

By: World Health Organization

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Health care for chronic conditions is a complex interaction of people and other factors around the patient. To enhance care coordination and health outcomes, providers need partnering skills as a core competency. This includes the ability to partner with patients, and to join with patients’ families. Other health care providers are also part of the interaction: those who care for the patient across time, in different settings, from different disciplines and for different...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 373: Spec...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION A Joint FAOIWHO Expert Committee on Food Additives met in Geneva from 11-18 October 1966. The meeting was opened by Dr J. Karefa- Smart, Assistant Director-General, WHO, on behalf of the Directors- General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and of the World Health Organization. Dr 0 . G. Fitzhugh was unanimously elected Chairman and Professor J. F. Reith, Vice-Chairman. Professor R. Truhaut and Dr W. A. Mannell agreed to serve as ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 474: Pest...

By: D. C. Abbott

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INTRODUCTION This annual Joint Meeting was held in pursuance of the recommendation made in 1961, at a meeting of a MiHO Expert Comnittee on Pesticide Residues held jointly with the FA0 Panel of Experts on the Use of Pesticides in Agriculture (WHO/FAO, 1962)> that studies be undertaken to evaluate possible hazards to man arising from the occurrence of residues of pesticides in foods. Following this recommendation, Joint Meetings of the FA0 Committee on Pesticides in Agric...

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Thermodynamics of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions

By: Robert N. Goldberg

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: Aqueous sulfuric acid is an economically important chemical when judged by most standards of evaluation. It is by far the largest volume chemical commodity in the world. Its major uses include fertilizer production, petroleum refining, extraction of metals from their ores, production of inorganic pigments, pickling of iron and steel, synthesis of surface active agents, and as a reactant in the lead-acid storage battery (Donovan and Salamone). Sulfuric acid ...

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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 : Year 1999 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Cholera and dysentery have afflicted humankind for centuries. The epidemics they cause have affected the outcome of wars and the fates of countries. In much of the world, epidemic cholera and dysentery are uncommon, but during the past decade these two diseases have re-emerged as causes of significant morbidity and mortality in many developing countries. Only a few pathogens cause epidemic diarrhea, although there are many that cause sporadic diarrhea. In de...

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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Acknowledgements The Department of Nutrition for Health and Development of the World Health Organization (WHO), wishes to thank all those who generously gave their time to comment on an earlier draft version, especially Rita Bhatia, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), Andy Seal, Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health (ICH), London, and Kenneth Bailey from the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO, whose suggest...

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

By: J. Eckert

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The need for the elaboration of strategies and methods for control of zoonoses and foodborne diseases was recognized by the Thirty-first World Health Assembly held in May 1978. In its resolution WHA31.48 on Prevention and control of zoonoses and foodborne disease due to animal products, the Assembly invited Member States to formulate and implement countrywide programmes for the control of these diseases as an integral part of national health programmes and requested the ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993, Dap 93.5: Drug Sector Overv...

By: John Chalker, Dr.

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INTRODUCTION The former Yemen Arab Republic (YAR) and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY) united on 22nd May 1990 to form the Republic of Yemen (ROY). In both countries essential drugs programmes had been running before unity; since 1984 in the PDRY supported by WHO, and since 1987 in the YAR supported by WHO in collaboration with the Dutch Government. Thc problems of joining two different systems, along with the Gulf War, budget constraints, cumncy instabil...

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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; Assessment Document, A7663...

By: World Health Organization

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FOREWORD BY GRO HARLEM BRUNDTLAND AND MIKE MOORE As the world becomes increasingly integrated, it becomes less and less possible for different policy areas to be handled independently of each other. The linkage between trade and health has been the focus of much debate: real concerns should be dealt with and any misunderstandings should be clarified based on sound evidence and rigorous analysis. We consider this joint study by the WHO and the WTO Secretariat a useful and...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 655: Resi...

By: A. N. Alekseev

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1. INTRODUCTION The WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control met in Geneva from 3 to 9 June 1980. Dr I.D. Ladnyi, Assistant Director- General, opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General and pointed out that resistance to pesticides in vectors1 of disease has been recognized as a major problem faced by Member States in the control of vectorborne diseases. The last time this problem was considered by a WHO Expert Committee was in 1975 (1). Since then, t...

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Guidelines to Physicians in Conducting Mercury Medical Surveillanc...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Inhalation of mercury vapor is the most important route of uptake for elemental mercury. Approximately 80% of inhaled mercury is retained. Oxidation of elemental mercury (HgE) to divalent mercury (Hg++) is a critical event. Divalent mercury is much less likely to cross cell membranes. The oxidation of elemental mercury to divalent ionic mercury takes place very quickly after absorption, but some elemental mercury remains dissolved in the blood long enough to be ...

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Current Industrial Reports

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This publication presents all the data compiled in the Current Industrial Reports (CIR) program for data year 1994. These data were originally released electronically from March through December 1995. This publication replaces all of the individual reports issued in the CIR series for 1994.

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Current Industrial Reports Mp/95 Manufacturing Profiles : 1995

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This publication presents all the data compiled in the Current Industrial Reports (CIR) program for data year 1995. These data were originally released electronically from March through December 1996. This publication replaces all of the individual reports issued in the CIR series for 1995.

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Current Industrial Reports Manufacturing Profiles : 1996

By: James F. Holmes

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: GENERAL. This publication presents all the data compiled in the Current Industrial Reports (CIR) program for data year 1996. These data were originally released electronically from March through December 1996. This publication replaces all of the individual reports issued in the CIR series for 1996. Current data are released electronically on Internet for all individual surveys as they become available.

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: Paul Johnson

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Introduction In 1998, the World Health Organization (WHO) established the Global Buruli Ulcer Initiative (GBUI) in response to the growing spread and impact of Buruli ulcer, Mycobacterium ulcerans disease. The disease exists or has been suspected in at least 31 countries (Fig. 1). The primary objectives of the GBUI are: to raise awareness of the disease, to mobilize support for affected countries, to promote and to coordinate research activities and to coordinate the wor...

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