International Health Regulations 2005

In response to the call of the 48th World Health Assembly for a substantial revision of the International Health Regulations, this new edition of the Regulations will enter into force on June 15, 2007. The purpose and scope of the Regulations are "to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways that are commensurate with and restricted to public health risks, and which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade." The Regulations also cover certificates applicable to international travel and transport, and requirements for international ports, airports and ground crossings.

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  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Pages : 74 pages
  • ISBN : 9241580410
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  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 16 April 2021
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In response to the call of the 48th World Health Assembly for a substantial revision of the International Health Regulations, this new edition of the Regulations will enter into force on June 15, 2007. The purpose and scope of the Regulations are "to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways that are commensurate with and restricted to public health risks, and which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade." The

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  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 16 April 1990
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In the recent economic history of Latin America no country has yet found the means to combine effectively economic growth with equity. Unavoidable Industrial Restructuring in Latin America compares the development path of Latin America with that of the East Asian newly industrialized countries (NICs), the United States, and Europe in the 1970s and 1980s to show the national policies and international cooperation necessary to set Latin American countries on the road to healthy economies. Fernando Fajnzylber argues that technological

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 10 November 2016
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There are not enough resources in health care systems around the world to fund all technically feasible and potentially beneficial health care interventions. Difficult choices have to be made, and economic evaluation offers a systematic and transparent process for informing such choices. A keycomponent of economic evaluation is how to value the benefits of health care in a way that permits comparison between health care interventions, such as through costs per quality-adjusted life years (QALY).Measuring and Valuing Health Benefits

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  • Author : Kenneth W. Goodman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 16 April 1998
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New technology always raises compelling ethical questions. As those in medicine increasingly depend on computers and other intelligent machines, the intersection of ethics, computing and the health professions grows much more complex and significant. This book attempts systematically to identify and address the full range of ethical issues that arise when intelligent machines are used in medicine, nursing, psychology, and allied health professions. It maps and explores a variety of important issues and controversies, including ethics and evaluation in computational

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 January 2011
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Based on his profound knowledge of past and present paradigms in the development of medicines, the author takes the reader from the very beginnings of pharmacology to the multibillion-dollar business it represents today. Recounting the often spectacular successes and failures of innovative drugs as well as the people who discovered them, he brings abstract science to life in anecdotal form. The book is beautifully illustrated, containing historical photographs of drugs and their discoverers, and abounds with references to the primary

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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 26 August 2011
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Chronic diseases are common and costly, yet they are also among the most preventable health problems. Comprehensive and accurate disease surveillance systems are needed to implement successful efforts which will reduce the burden of chronic diseases on the U.S. population. A number of sources of surveillance data--including population surveys, cohort studies, disease registries, administrative health data, and vital statistics--contribute critical information about chronic disease. But no central surveillance system provides the information needed to analyze how chronic disease impacts

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 October 2018
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 November 2020
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 24 October 2014
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This path-breaking handbook is the first to engage with the many unique issues that arise in the study of migrant communities, offering a comprehensive description of quantitative and qualitative methodologies useful in work with migrant populations. Simultaneous eBook.