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Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death. Nurses work in a large variety of specialties where they work independently and as part of a team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Nursing Science is a field of knowledge based on the contributions of nursing scientist through peer reviewed scholarly journals and evidenced-based practice.

 
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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: K. V. Bailey, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION The writer visited Viet-Nam fhm 22-28 ,*bruary as ~emernber of the WHO team which Ws studying the possibilities' of.assiStanae:!ln.the field of family hedltb includi~gm aternal and child health an8 fmlily ''ple?dning. It was agr@ed that the aspects to be strengthened should includa, i-nter x-lia, the nutrition :.components .In-a ll.: on-$oing:.%raining 'progrmes f o r health personnel, and in all.maternal.and chiMhea1th;andifamlly planning activities. Thi...

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Nutrition Monitoring in the United States

By: James O. Mason

Nutrition monitoring in the United States is a complex system of coordinated activities that provides information about the dietary, nutritional, and related health status of Americans; the relationships between diet and health; and the factors affecting dietary and nutritional status. Surveys, surveillance systems, and other monitoring activities comprise the measurement component areas of the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Program (NNMRRP), which wa...

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Circumstantially Evolved Relationship

By: Manohar Asija

Description Two bank employees, one married male and the other unmarried female happened to mark affinity for self in the other. This unmarried person was the boss of the other one. In view of the mutual affinity, this boss visited the other’s residence for delivering in person the `invite` on the occasion of her marriage with an NRI doctor. In a couple of years, the marriage of both these persons reached the stage of irretrievable breakdown, as both were feeling su...

Excerpts: “It appears to me that almost every religion tends to circumscribe the reasoning potentials of its followers. The self-styled custodian of the religious beliefs would not take it upon himself as a duty to seek the explanations of the `deviating folk`, unless an explosive situation emerges,” Nidhi expresses her opinion in the presence of the lone listener … She says, “Even at this moment, some kuchcha structure is visible. A notice board is also clearly vi...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: F. M. Katz

Medical Reference Publication

Publications of the World Health Organization enjoy copyright protection in accordance with the provisions of Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. For rights of reproduction or translation of WHO publications, in part or in toto, application should be made to the Office of Publications, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Organization welcomes such applications. The designations employed and the presentation of the material in th...

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World Health Organization : Organisation Mondiale de la Sante ; Ye...

By: Ingolf J. Moller

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The territory of Thailand is approximately 198 000 square miles. The projected population in 1976 is 41 million of which 85 per Cent live in rural areas

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Jan of the Windmill

By: Juliana Horatia Ewing

Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE WINDMILLER?S WIFE. STRANGERS. TEN SHILLINGS A WEEK. The LITTLE JAN. Storm without and within? So the windmiller might have said, if he had been in the habit of putting his thoughts into an epigrammatic form, as a groan from his wife and a growl of thunder broke simultaneously upon his ear, whilst the rain fell scarcely faster than her tears. It was far from mending matters that both storms were equally unexpected. For eight full years the miller?s...

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The Polynesian Family System in Ka'U, Hawai'I

By: E. S. Craighill Handy

The island of hawaii dominated the culture of the northernmost of the polynesian groups, even before the high chief kamehameha conquered the other islands and formed a united kingdom in the first decade of the nineteenth century. This truly great warrior, diplomat and ruler was born in kohala, but was reared, trained and toughened for his mission in ka-u, the southern and most rugged district of hawaii, where his mother, the high chieftainess kekui-a-poiwa, isolated hers...

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Songs of Innocence

By: William Blake

Poetry

Excerpt: Introduction: // Piping down the valleys wild, // Piping songs of pleasant glee, // On a cloud I saw a child, // And he laughing said to me: // ``Pipe a song about a Lamb!'' // So I piped with a merry chear. // ``Piper, pipe that song again;'' // So I piped: he wept to hear. // ``Drop thy pipe, thy happy pipe; // Sing thy songs of happy chear:'' // So I sung the same again, // While he wept with joy to hear. // ``Piper, sit thee down and write // In a book, that...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1953; Volume 9, Number...

By: J. Tizard

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EXECUTIVE BOARD Ninth Session The ninth session of the WHO Executive Board was held in Geneva from 21 January to 4 February 1952. The Board's meeting was preceded by that of its Standing Committee on Administration and Finance, which began its session on 7 January. Among the decisions reached by the Board at this session were : . . . Approval of the programme and budget proposed by the Director- General for 1953. If approved also by the Fifth Health Assembly, the budget ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 36, Numbe...

By: A. N. Slepuskin

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This study was made possible through a fellon~ship grant from the World Health Organization and was carried out in New Zealand during the period 15 February to 12 April 1950. New Zealand's dental programme, operated by the Public Health Department, has been a controversial subject among dentists the world over, mainly because it entrusts a large part of the dental care of children to young women who operate school dental clinics after a two-year training period. Dentists...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1980; Volume 58, Numbe...

By: D. Payne

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The lack of syetematic t r a i n i n g f o r h e a t t h planning and management in many c o u n t r i e s of the WHO European Region is an important cause of the slow and patchy progress of these aspects of health s e r v i c e s administration. Experience i s being b u i l t up, however, by a v a r i e t y of n a t i o n a l and international institutions and organizations, and the Regional Office has been pronloting a regional approach t o the subject. The WHO Workin...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2004; Volume 82, Numbe...

By: Haroon Saloojee

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WHO FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 1951 was the fifth year in which the WHO fellowship programme aided governments by providing opportunities for study abroad for selected personnel. During the year, 665 fellowships were awarded to candidates from 74 countries; 51 1 of these awards were financed by WHO, the remainder being administered by the Organization but paid for by other sources. Like other Organizational activities, the fellowship programme is following a trend towards dece...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2005; Volume 83, Numbe...

By: Stephen Jan

Medical Reference Publication

Introduction The objective of the Welsh diagnosis-related group (DRG) project is to test and evaluate the potential of a DRG-based management information and budgeting system in one health district in Wales. The project consists of the following stages. I Prefeasibility: completed I1 Feasibility: approaching completion 111 Implementation: about to commence IV Evaluation: a continuous task The key issues covered include: information technology, DRG applications, coding sy...

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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization,...

By: B. Saraceno

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Introduction Over the years the WHO Division of Mental Health has made a collection of manuals and other texts produced in or for developing countries on a variety of topics related to the mental health programme. At times, mental health workers or tutors, working in countries, have wished to produce manuals. Rather than have to begin from the beginning each time, it would obviously be sensible if the potential authors had access to similar work done elsewhere. The docum...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Publications of the World Health Organization enjoy copyright protection in accordance with the provisions of Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. Nevertheless governmental agencies or learned and professional societies may reproduce data or excerpts or illustrations from then without requesting an authorization from the World Health Organization. For rights of reproduction or translation of WHO publications in toto, application should be made to the Divisio...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 251: Canc...

By: K. Evang

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1. INTRODUCTION It is now recognized all over the world that fundamental changes have occurred and are still occurring in the relative role of .different groups of diseases as causes of morbidity and mortality. One of the most striking features in mortality statistics at present, apart from the increased ,, number of deaths due to accidents, is that certain chronic, non-contagious diseases, amongst them cancer and diseases of the cardiovascular system, have replaced comm...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

The seventh addendum (1968) covorinp, ~ ~ $ 01002 o f UNICEF supplies and equipnent has been signed by We Government, UNICTF and T4HO. Tile eighth addemdm (1969) requesting furthei UNICEF assistance (US:!i30 000) is being screened. Current activihies consist of 12 travelling slcin clinics, 4 stationary skin clinics and 65 nursiw attendants who work ae case-findinp, workers. In the period 1965-1966, 2603 new leprosy cases and 968 old czses were detected; 414 cases were dr...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: Alan H. Penington, Dr.

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Political 1.1.1 H i s Majesty King TauTa'ahau Tupou IV was crowned King of Tonga on 4 July 1967. in a European type ceremony, and was acclhimed by the people in traditional Tongan ceremonies on 6 July. As constitutional monarch, His MaJesty rules the Kingdom through his appointed Privy Council, Cabinet ancl House of Assembly. The House of Assembly consists of the members or the Cabinet, with seven nobles, elected by 33 nobles, and seven commoners elected by universal fra...

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Winning the Retention Wars : The Air Force, Women Officers, and th...

By: Laura A. H. DiSilverio

Analysis of the percentage of men and women by commissioned years of service in the Air Force indicates that women separate prior to retirement more frequently than men. Having determined that women separate from the Air Force prior to retirement eligibility more often than men, Lt Col Laura DiSilverio wanted to find out why. The first chapter demonstrates why the Air Force needs women. It makes the demographic case and presents research results showing the value of di...

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The Bab Ballads - Part 1

By: Various

Poetry

Excerpt: Captain Reece // Of all the ships upon the blue, // No ship contained a better crew // Than that of worthy Captain Reece, // Commanding of The Mantelpiece. // He was adored by all his men, // For worthy Captain Reece, R.N., // Did all that lay within him to // Promote the comfort of his crew. // If ever they were dull or sad, // Their captain danced to them like mad, // Or told, to make the time pass by, // Droll legends of his infancy. // A feather bed had ever...

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