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open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 084: Occupational Health - Revised June 1999 (WHO, 1999, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 087: The International Programme of Chemical Safety - Revised March 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 089: Diphtheria - Revised December 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 090: Emergency and Humanitarian Action - July 1995 (WHO, 1995, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 091: Intensified Cooperation with Countries - August 1995 (WHO, 1995, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 092: WHO's Global School Health Initiative: Helping Schools to Become ''Health-Promoting Schools'' - Revised June 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 094: Malaria - Revised October 1998 (WHO, 1998, 7 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 095: Onchocerciasis (River Blindness) - Revised February 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 096: Integrated Management of the Sick Child - November 1995 (WHO, 1995, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 097: Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases - Revised August 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 098: Dracunculiasis Eradication - Revised March 1998 (WHO, 1998, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 099: Rabies - December 1995 (WHO, 1995, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 100: Yellow Fever - Reviewed: August 1999 (WHO, 1999, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 101: Leprosy - Reviewed: August 1999 (WHO, 1999, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 102: Lymphatic Filariasis - Rev. September 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 103: Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever - Revised December 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 104: Tuberculosis - Revised April 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 105: Epidemic Meningococcal Disease - Revised December 1998 (WHO, 1998, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 106: Noncommunicable Diseases - March 1996 (WHO, 1996, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 107: Cholera - Revised March 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 108: Epidemic Dysentery - Revised October 1996 (WHO, 1996, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 109: Childhood Diseases in Africa - March 1996 (WHO, 1996, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 110: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) - March 1996 (WHO, 1996, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 114: Poliomyelitis - Revised April 2001 (WHO, 2001, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 115: Schistosomiasis - May 1996 (WHO, 1996, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 116: The Leishmaniases and Leishmania/HIV Co-Infections - Revised May 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 117: Dengue and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever - Revised November 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 118: The Tobacco Epidemic: A Global Public Health Emergency Tobacco Use - May 1996 (WHO, 1996, 6 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 119: Child Malnutrition - Reviewed November 1996 (WHO, 1996, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 120: WHO and HIV/AIDS - Revised December 1996 (WHO, 1996, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 121: Iodine Deficiency Disorders - Reviewed November 1996 (WHO, 1996, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 122: Cities and Emerging or Re-emerging Diseases in the XXIst Century - June 1996 (WHO, 1996, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 124: Emerging Foodborne Diseases - Revised November 1996 (WHO, 1996, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 125: Escherichia Coli O157:H7 - July 1996 (WHO, 1996, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 127: Trends in Substance Use - August 1996 (WHO, 1996, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 132: Solar Energy and Rural Health Care - September 1996 (WHO, 1996, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 133: Global Solar UV Index - Revised July 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 134: Traditional Medicine - September 1996 (WHO, 1996, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 135: Population Ageing-A Public Health Challenge - Revised September 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 138: Diabetes Mellitus - Reviewed November 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 139: Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Typhimurium - January 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 142: Blindness and Visual Disability Part I of VII: General Information - February 1997 (WHO, 1997, 1 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 143: Blindness and Visual Disability Part II of VII: Major Causes Worldwide - February 1997 (WHO, 1997, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 144: Blindness and Visual Disability Part III of VII: Other Leading Causes Worldwide - February 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 145: Blindness and Visual Disability Part IV of VII: Socioeconomic Aspects - February 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 146: Blindness and Visual Disability Part V of VII: Seeing ahead - Projections into the next century - February 1997 (WHO, 1997, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 147: Blindness and Visual Disability Part VI of VII: Who's Response - February 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 148: Blindness and Visual Disability Part VII of VII: Some Facts from the History of Blindness Prevention - February 1997 (WHO, 1997, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 149: Typhoid Fever - March 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 150: Child Abuse and Neglect - March 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 151: Substance Use among Street Children and other Children and Youth in especially Difficult Circumstances - March 1997 (WHO, 1997, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 154: Tobacco Epidemic: Health Dimensions - Revised May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 155: Tobacco Epidemic: Much more than a Health Issue - May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 156: The Tobacco Epidemic Rages on in Eastern and Central Europe - May 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 157: Tobacco Epidemic in the Russian Federation kills 750 People every single day - May 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 158: When the Smoke Gets Thicker - Revised May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 159: Governments for a Tobacco-free World - Revised May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 160: An International Framework Convention for Tobacco Control - Revised May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 161: Monkeypox - Revised December 1997 (WHO, 1997, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 162: Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus - May 1997 (WHO, 1997, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 163: Antiretroviral Treatments for HIV/AIDS - May 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 164: Hepatitis C - Revised October 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 165: Epilepsy: Epidemiology, Etiology and Prognosis - Revised February 2001 (WHO, 2001, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 166: Epilepsy: Social Consequences and Economic Aspects - Revised February 2001 (WHO, 2001, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 167: Epilepsy: Scientific and Medical Advances - Revised February 2001 (WHO, 2001, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 168: Epilepsy - A historical overview - Revised February 2001 (WHO, 2001, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 169: Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) - Revised March 2001 (WHO, 2001, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 170: Health and Environment in Sustainable Development - June 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 171: Health Promotion: Milestones on the Road to a Global Alliance - Revised June 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 172: Health Promotion - Encouraging healthy systems - Reviewed June 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 173: Brucellosis - July 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 174: Non-polio Enteroviruses - Revised June 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 175: Tobacco Epidemic in the Western Pacific - August 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 176: Smoking and Women - August 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 177: Smoking in China: A Time Bomb for the 21st Century - August 1997 (WHO, 1997, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 178: Reducing Mortality from Major Killers of Children - Revised September 1998 (WHO, 1998, 7 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 179: Lassa Fever - New draft: April 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 180: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) - Revised December 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 181: Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health - The international EMF project - Reviewed May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 182: Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health - Physical properties and effects on biological systems - Reviewed May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 183: Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health - Health effects of radiofrequency fields - Reviewed May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 184: Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health - Public perception of EMF risks - Reviewed May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 185: The Mediterranean Zoonoses Control Programme - November 1997 (WHO, 1997, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 186: Young People and Sexually Transmitted Diseases - December 1997 (WHO, 1997, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 187: Air Pollution Including WHO's 1999 Guidelines for Air Pollution Control - Revised September 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 188: Influenza A(H5N1) - January 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 189: Highlights of the CVI Strategic Plan - January 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 191: Triclabendazole and Fascioliasis - A New Drug to Combat an Age-old Disease - April 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 192: El NiƱo and its Health Impacts - Revised March 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 193: Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health - Revised June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 194: Antimicrobial Resistance - May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 195: Tobacco or Health in Brazil - May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 196: The Tobacco Epidemic in Latin America - May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 197: Tobacco Use by Children: ''A Paediatric Disease'' - May 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 198: Tenth WHO Model List of Essential Drugs - June 1998 (WHO, 1998, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 199: Buruli Ulcer - July 1998 (WHO, 1998, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 200: Global Infectious Disease Surveillance - June 1998 (WHO, 1998, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 201: Video Display Units (VDUs) and Human Health - July 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 202: Health Risks from the Use of Laser Pointers - July 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 203: Roll Back Malaria - October 1998 (WHO, 1998, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 204: Hepatitis B - Revised October 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 205: Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health: Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) - November 1998 (WHO, 1998, 6 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 206: Bronchial Asthma - Revised January 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 207: Rift Valley Fever - Revised September 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 208: Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever - December 1998 (WHO, 1998, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 209: Human Genetics and Noncommunicable Diseases - January 1999 (WHO, 1999, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 210: Arsenic in Drinking Water - February 1999 (WHO, 1999, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 211: Influenza - February 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 212: The WHO Influenza Programme - February 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 213: Global Initiative for the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness (1) - Revised February 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 214: Control of Major Blinding Diseases and Disorders (2) - Reviewed February 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 215: Global Initiative for the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness - Reviewed February 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 216: Global Initiative for the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness - Reviewed February 2000 (WHO, 2000, 1 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 217: The 'Newly Defined' Burden of Mental Problems - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 218: The 'Undefined and Hidden' Burden of Mental Health Problems - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 219: Strengthening Community Mental Health Services and Primary Care - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 220: Strengthening Mental Health Promotion - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 221: Tobacco - Health facts - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 222: Tobacco - Dependence - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 223: Tobacco - Supporting the Tobacco Industry is Bad Economics - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 1 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 224: Tobacco - What Governments can do - Legislate and Educate - April 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 225: Dioxins and their Effects on Human Health - June 1999 (WHO, 1999, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 226: Electromagnetic Fields and Public Health Radars and Human Health - June 1999 (WHO, 1999, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 227: Solar Radiation and Human Health - August 1999 (WHO, 1999, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 228: Solar Eclipses - Danger to Eyesight - August 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 229: Global Initiative for the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness - September 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 230: Global Initiative for the Elimination of Avoidable Blindness - September 1999 (WHO, 1999, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 231: Safety of Injections - October 1999 (WHO, 1999, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 232: Safety of Injections - October 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 233: Safety of Injections : A Glossary - October 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 234: Safety of Injections: Questions and Answer - October 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 235: WHO in Partnership: Examples of Work with the Public and Private Sectors to Fight Infectious Diseases - October 1999 (WHO, 1999, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 236: The Cost of Diabetes - November 1999 (WHO, 1999, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 237: Food Safety and Foodborne Illness - Revised September 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 238: Silicosis - May 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 239: Violence against Women - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 240: Induced Abortion does not Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 241: Female Genital Mutilation - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 242: Women and HIV/AIDS - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 243: Effectiveness of Male Latex Condoms in Protecting against Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 244: Emergency Contraception - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 245: Essential Obstetric Care - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 1 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 246: Women and Microbicides - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 247: Human Rights, Women and HIV/AIDS - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 248: Women and Mental Health - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 249: Women and Sexually Transmitted Infections - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 250: Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 2 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 251: Gender, Health and Poverty - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 252: Women, Ageing and Health - June 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 253: Wastes from Health-care Activities - October 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 253: Wastes from Healthcare Activities (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 254: Vegetation Fires - August 2000 (WHO, 2000, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 255: Campylobacter - November 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 256: Bottled Drinking-Water - October 2000 (WHO, 2000, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 257: Depleted Uranium - January 2001 (WHO, 2001, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 258: Occupational and Community Noise - February 2001 (WHO, 2001, 5 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 259: African Trypanosomiasis or Sleeping Sickness - March 2001 (WHO, 2001, 4 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet No 260: Mental Health Resources in the World - April 2001 (WHO, 2001, 3 p.)
open this document and view contentsFact sheet - User Fees for Immunization in Developing Countries (WHO, 2001, 2 p.)