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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1962; Volume 27, Numbe...

By: P. F. Mattingly

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The fifth intercountry meeting of directors of poliovirus laboratories in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Ivas held in Cairo, Egypt, from 21-23 May 2001. The meeting was attended by directors of laboratories in: Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic and Tunisia. Participants also included scientists from: the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) in Atlanta, USA; National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1962; Volume 27, Numbe...

By: P. F. Mattingly

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The fifth intercountry meeting of directors of poliovirus laboratories in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Ivas held in Cairo, Egypt, from 21-23 May 2001. The meeting was attended by directors of laboratories in: Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic and Tunisia. Participants also included scientists from: the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) in Atlanta, USA; National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1970; Volume 43; Volum...

By: Eurico Suzart

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The countries of the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region have adopted community-based initiatives (CBI) to address all the determinants of health collectively through community empowerment with the aim of transforming social lifestyles and enhancing human development. The Regional Office has played an active role in supporting and promoting CBI among the countries of the Region. This report presents the contribution made by CBI in empowering local comm...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1971; Volume 45; Volum...

By: Nicolo Ercoli

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In a situation where one-third of the people in the world and more than half of the population in developing countries do not have reliable to access to needed medicines, governments in developing countries are concerned with how a new and strong intellectual property rights regime would influence the situation. The issue has been raised regularly at the World Health Assembly (WHA) and fiercely debated in the WTO. It has been taken up in almost all important internationa...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1975; Volume 52, Numbe...

By: J. Convit

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In view of the potentially serious health and environmental hazards in the Member States of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region from increasing use of chemicals and at the same time being aw&e of the fact that chemicals are essential for development, a Regional Workshop an Chemical Safety: Developments of National Strategies and Profiles, was organized by the World Health Organization, office of the Eastern Mediterranean Region from 27 to 30 October 1996 in Cairo, Egypt...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1995; Volume 73, Numbe...

By: J. Bogaerts

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The first intercountry workshop on rotavirus surveillance was held in Cairo, Egypt from 21 to 23 September 2004. The meeting was attended by participants fiom 12 countries of the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region and by professionals from various medical institutes and hospitals of the Region. Also present were staff fiom WHO headquarters, Rotavirus Vaccine Program (RVP), Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), Atlanta and the Naval M...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2003; Volume 81, Numbe...

By: A. A. Gadit

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An intercountry meeting on Haernophilus it~fluenzaeb (Hib) vaccine was hcld in Doha, Qatar, from 8 to 9 September 1997. The meeting was attended by national EPI managcrs from 10 Member States, UNICEF Middle East and North Africa regional oftice staff and WHO Regional Oficc for thc Eastcrn Mediterranean (EMRO) and headquarters staff. His Exccllcncy Dr Abdcl Rahman El-Kuary, Minister Of Public Hcalth, Qatar, inaugurated the meeting. He wclcomed the participant to Qatar and...

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

By: World Health Organization

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On behalf of His Excellency Dr Hakem Saoud Al-Qadi, Minister of Health, Jordan, Dr Sa'ad Khrabsheh, Under Secretary, Ministry of Health, Jordan delivered an inaugural address. He noted that Jordan had made much progress in caring for the environment. A Ministry of the Environment was established in early 2003 and a department of environmental health was established in the early 1950s within the Ministry of Health. Environmental health was included in the new health care ...

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

By: N. K. Coni

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The Fourteenth Intercountry Meeting of National Managers of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) and of the UNICEF Middle East and North Africa Region (MENAR) was held in Beirut, Lebanon from 24 to 27 May 1997. Thc meeting was attended by thc national EPI managers from 21 countries, UNICEF field and regional office staff, WHO field, Regional Office and headquarters staff, r...

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

By: R. Tortajada

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The Regional Consultation to Review National Priorities and Action Plans for Wastewater Reuse and Management was held in Amman, Jordan from 20 to 22 October 2003. The consultation was supported by the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD). The Agenda and Programme are presented in Annexes 1 and 2 respectively. The consultation was attended by 33 participants fi-om 11 Arab countries and representatives of five international organizations. The List of Parti...

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European Occupational Health Series : Reports and Studies, Europea...

By: J. P. Parkhouse

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In recent years, thcrc have becn notable advances in many countrics with respect to health and environmental problems and issues. Therc is now a much better appreciation of the important links between health, environment and development and that finding solutions to the problems of health and environment is everybody's business and not only that of the ministries of cnvironment or health. Major cfforts are being made by countries to prepare plans of action for health and...

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

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) organized a regional consultation on the impact of Y2K on the health sector, from 26 to 28 September 1999 in Alexandria, Egypt. The meeting was the result of recognition by EMRO of the potential problems and consequences of Y2K that might arise with regard to medical equipment and health information systems in the Region. Y2K has been tackled by different organization...

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Schistosomiases : Atlas de la Repartition Mondiale des Schistosomi...

By: J. P. Doumenge

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In 1981, the Unit of Schistosomiasis of the W.H.O. Parasitic Diseases Programme (P.D.P.) and the Centre diEtudes de GBographie Tropicale (CEGET) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (C.N.R.S.-France) initiated the Atlas in connection with Bordeaux Universities II and Ill. The documentation was assembled by the P.D.P.-W.H.O. Documentation and Reference Service and the preparation of the text, maps, tables and bibliographical lists were undertaken by the hea...

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Schistosomiases : Atlas de la Repartition Mondiale des Schistosomi...

By: J. P. Doumenge

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In 1981, the Unit of Schistosomiasis of the W.H.O. Parasitic Diseases Programme (P.D.P.) and the Centre diEtudes de GBographie Tropicale (CEGET) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (C.N.R.S.-France) initiated the Atlas in connection with Bordeaux Universities II and Ill. The documentation was assembled by the P.D.P.-W.H.O. Documentation and Reference Service and the preparation of the text, maps, tables and bibliographical lists were undertaken by the hea...

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Comparing High-resolution Gridded Precipitation Data with Satellit...

By: M. I. Nodzu; J. Bodaghjamali; A. Yatagai; H. Kawamoto; S. Javanmard

Description: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto 603-8047, Japan. To evaluate satellite rainfall estimates of Tropical Rain Measurement Mission (TRMM) level 3 output (3B42) (TRMM_3B42) over Iran (20°–45° N, 40°–65° E), we compared these data with high-resolution gridded precipitation datasets (0.25°×0.25° latitude/longitude) based on rain gauges (Iran Synoptic gauges Version 0902 (IS0902)). Spatial distribution of mean annual and mean seasonal ra...

Schulz, J., Albert, P., Behr, H.-D., Caprion, D., Deneke, H., Dewitte, S., Dürr, B., Fuchs, P., Gratzki, A., Hechler, P., Hollmann, R., Johnston, S., Karlsson, K.-G., Manninen, T., Müller, R., Reuter, M., Riihelä, A., Roebeling, R., Selbach, N., Tetzlaff, A., Thomas, W., Werscheck, M., Wolters, E., and Zelenka, A.: Operational climate monitoring from space: the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring (CM-SAF), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 1687–1709, doi:1...

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Climatic Information of Western Sahel (1535–1793 Ad) in Original D...

By: F. S. Rodrigo; V. Millán

Description: Department of Applied Physics, University of Almería, Carretera de San Urbano, s/n, 04120, Almería, Spain. The Sahel is the semi-arid transition zone between arid Sahara and humid tropical Africa, extending approximately 10–20° N from Mauritania in the West to Sudan in the East. The African continent, one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change, is subject to frequent droughts and famine. One climate challenge research is to isolate those ...

Abitbol, M.: Tombouctou au milieu du XVIIIe siècle d'aprés la Chronique de Mawlay al-Qasim b. Mawlay Sulayman, Maisonneuveet Larose, Paris, 1982.; Brázdil, R., Pfister, C., Wanner, H., Storch, H., and Luterbacher, J.: Historical climatology in Europe-The State of the Art, Climatic Change, 70, 363–430, 2005.; Brázdil, R., Dobrovolný, P., Luterbacher, J., Moberg, A., Pfister, C., Wheeler, D., and Zorita, E.: European climates of the past 500 years: new challen...

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Raumaneignungen, Regeln Und Profite in Dhakas Feld Des Straßenhand...

By: B. Etzold

Description: Geographisches Institut der Universität Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 166, 53115 Bonn, Germany. The paper discusses street vendors' spatial appropriations and the governance of public space in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The much debated question in social geography how people's position in social space relates to their position in physical space (and vice versa) stands at the centre of the analysis. I use Bourdieu's Theory of Practice to discuss this ...

Anjaria, J.: The Politics of Illegality: Mumbai Hawkers, Public Space and the Everyday Life of the Law, in: Street Vendors in the Global Urban Economy, edited by: Bhowmik, S. K., Routledge, New Delhi/Abingdon, 69–86, 2010.; Bayat, A.: Street Politics: Poor People's Movements in Iran, Columbia University Press, New York, 1997.; Bayat, A.: Radical Religion and the Habitus of the Dispossessed: Does Islamic Militancy Have an Urban Ecology?, Int. J. Urban Regional, 31, 579–59...

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Snow Cover Dynamics and Hydrological Regime of the Hunza River Bas...

By: B. Ahmad; Y. Arnaud; P. Chevallier; A. A. Tahir

Description: Laboratoire Hydrosciences – UMR5569 (CNRS, IRD, Montpellier University 1 & 2), CC57, Université Montpellier 2, 34095, MONTPELLIER CEDEX 5, France. A major proportion of flow in the Indus River is contributed by its snow- and glacier-fed river catchments situated in the Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindukush ranges. It is therefore essential to understand the cryosphere dynamics in this area for water resource management. The MODIS MOD10A2 remote-sensing datab...

Akhtar, M., Ahmad, N., and Booij, M. J.: The impact of climate change on the water resources of Hindukush–Karakorum–Himalaya region under different glacier coverage scenarios, J. Hydrol., 355, 148–163, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.03.015, 2008.; Archer, D.: Contrasting hydrological regimes in the Upper Indus Basin, J. Hydrol., 274, 198–210, doi:10.1016/S0022-...

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Reconstructing the Duty of Water: a Study of Emergent Norms in Soc...

By: J. L. Jr. Wescoat

Description: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. This paper assesses the changing norms of water use known as the duty of water. It is a case study in historical socio-hydrology, or more precisely the history of socio-hydrologic ideas, a line of research that is useful for interpreting and anticipating changing social values with respect to water. The duty of water is currently defined as the amount of water reasonably required to i...

State of New Mexico: An Act. Relating to water; amending a section of chapter 72 NMSA 1978 to provide for a single duty of water for all irrigated crops in a stream system, 50th Legislature, First session, House Bill 279, 2011.; Stokes, E.: The English Utilitarians and India, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1969.; Sultana, F. and Loftus, A. (Eds.): The Right to Water: Politics, Governance and Social Struggles, Earthscan, Abingdon, Oxon, 2012.; Swyngedouw, E.: Social Pow...

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A Virtual Water Network of the Roman World : Volume 18, Issue 12 (...

By: K. Klein Goldewijk; R. P. H. Van Beek; E. Meeks; Y. Van Der Velde; B. J. Dermody; M. F. P. Bierkens; S. C. Dekker; W. Scheidel; M. J. Wassen

Description: Utrecht University, Department of Environmental Sciences, Copernicus Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands. The Romans were perhaps the most impressive exponents of water resource management in preindustrial times with irrigation and virtual water trade facilitating unprecedented urbanization and socioeconomic stability for hundreds of years in a region of highly variable climate. To understand Roman water resource management in response to urbanization an...

Allan, J. A.: Virtual Water: A Strategic Resource Global Solutions to Regional Deficits, Ground Water, 36, 545–546, doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.1998.tb02825.x, 1998.; Allen, R. G., Pereira, L. S., Raes, D., and Smith, M.: Crop evapotranspiration-Guidelines for computing crop water requirements-FAO Irrigation and drainage paper 56, FAO Rome, 300, 6541, 1998.; Barker, G.: Farming the Desert: Synthesis, UNESCO Pub...

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