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Coordinating Community Services for Mentally Ill Offenders

By: Catherine Conly

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Excerpt: Looking around his apartment, 45-year-old Ray Carver can hardly believe his good fortune. Not long ago, he was living in abandoned buildings and drinking cheap whiskey. He had survived like that since he was a teenager, traveling up and down the East Coast, periodically being arrested for shoplifting or vagrancy and spending months at a time in jail. In his early twenties, Ray was diagnosed with schizophrenia by a psychiatrist in a District of Columbia jail. Sin...

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Ho-Chunk Nation Community Service Program

By: Department of Justice

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Excerpt: The Community Service Program was proposed to address the growing number of Ho-Chunk youth involved in the court system. Based on data provided by the , Department of Corrections the areas with the highest concentration of Ho-Chunk families also had the highest rates of Ho-Chunk youth involved in the court system. The Community Service Program was to provide culturally-relevant intervention in the juvenile cases, for the Black River Falls, Wisconsin Dells and Wi...

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

By: Michel Odent

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Two antigen preparationsfrom Mycohacterium tuberculosis and M. bovis, respectively, were used in an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to quantitate the level of IgG antibodies in samples of 169 sera obtained in Zndiafrom 75patients with pulmonary tuberculosis andfrom 94 controls. fie results ofthe two ELlSA tests were rntegrated using dejined criteria. All the controls were correctly classijied by this dual-ELISA approach and only hvopatients were categorized as ...

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International Classification of Diseases : 1977-78; International ...

By: World Health Organization

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520 Disorders of tooth development and eruption 520.0 Anodontia Hypodontia Oligodontia 520.1 Supernumerary teeth Distomolar Paramolar Fourth molar Supplemental teeth Mesiodens 520.2 Abnormalities of size andform Concrescence I Enamel pearls Fusion of teeth Macrodontia Gemination Microdontia Dens evaginatus Peg-shaped [conical] teeth Dens in dente Taurodontism Dens invaginatus Tuberculum paramolare Excludes : tuberculum Carabelli, which is regarded as a normal variation 5...

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Public Health Gis News and Information

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: A. General News and Training Opportunities: 1. Editor: In case you missed it, the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Winter Meeting was held in Washington, DC, February 10-11, 2005. It was officially a ?Congressional Breakfast?, conducted in the Hart Senate Office Building, and provided a timely forum for UCGIS presentations to interested congressional staffers. It included the following presentations: ?West Nile Virus: Eco-epidemio...

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World Health Organization ; World Health Organization Offeset Publ...

By: Ghana Kumasi

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LIST OF PARTICIPANTS Ethiopia Dr T. Woldermariam, Paediatrician, Ethic-Swedish Paediatric Clinic, Addis Ababa Ghana Dr M. A. Baddoo, Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health, Accra Dr E. G. Beausoleil, Deputy Director of Medical Services (Public Health), Ministry of of Health, Accra Dr F. C. Grant, Deputy Director of Medical Services (~edical care), Ministry of Health, Accra Dr K. Ward-Brew, Senior Medical Officer, Epidemiology Division, Ministry of Health, Accra...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415925...

By: World Health Organization

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Abbott A (2005). Europe pares down double patents on breast-cancer gene. Nature, 26 January 2005, 433(7024):344. Adewole TA, et al.(1999). Application of polymerase chain reaction to the prenatal diagnosis of sickle cell anaemia in Nigeria. West African Journal of Medicine, 1999, 18(3):160–165. Ahmed S, et al. (2002). Screening extended families for genetic haemoglobin disorders in Pakistan. New England Journal of Medicine, 347(15):1162–1168.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2002; Volume 80, Numbe...

By: Richard G. A. Feachem

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From the very beginning of t h e i r inception, maternal and child h e a l t h s e r v i c e s have surely been p o s i t i v e l y oriented towards preventive ends. Having diaeaae prevention as t h e i r t a r g e t , they have a l s o aimed at providing optimum conditions f o r a child physical and psychological development. Antenatal prevention, o b s t e t r i c a i d , appropriate heatirlg, comunicable disease prevention, i d e n t i f i c a t i o n and treatment of...

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Committee on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Policy

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Edward D. Penhoet (Chair), Dean, School Of Public Health, University -- Of California Berkeley -- Naihua Duan, Statistics Group, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica (Until -- May 6, 1999) -- Nancy Neveloff Dubler, Director, Division Of Bioethics, Montefiore -- Medical Center, Professor Of Bioethics, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, -- New York -- Charles K. Francis, President, Charles R. Drew University Of Medicine -- And Science, Los Angeles -- Robert D. Gibbons...

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Public Health Pioneer, Criminologist, Reformer, Ethicist and Human...

By: Fort, Joel, 1929; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Crawford, Caroline (Caroline Cooley); Fort, Maria; Patterson, Dorothy Smith

Subject: Fort Help (Organization); Civil rights -- United States; Physicians -- California; Forensic psychiatry -- California; Criminal liability -- California; Legal ethics -- Study and teaching United States; Conflict management -- United States; Public health -- California; California -- Officials and employees Political activity; San Francisco (Calif.) -- Benevolent and moral institutions and societies

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National Academy of Sciences Report on Pesticides and Children : H...

By: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
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Studies in Forensic Psychiatry

By: Glueck, Bernard, B. 1883; Washington Asylum Hospital (Washington, D. C.)
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Afghanistan National Reconstruction and Poverty Reduction the Role...

By: The World Bank

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Health. Afghanistan's health indicators are among the worst in the world, particularly in the areas of child health and women's reproductive health. When reconstruction started in 2002, the following indicators were reported: an under-five mortality rate of 257, infant mortality rate of 165, and estimated maternal mortality rate of 16 (per 1,000 live births); rate of chronic malnutrition (moderate or severe stunting) around 50%; and very high rates of disability due to p...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002, The Tobacco Atl...

By: Gro Harlem Brundtland, Dr.

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“More people smoke today than at any other time in human history. One person dies every ten seconds due to smoking-related diseases. Research evidence in the past five years shows a bleaker picture of the health danger of smoking than previously realised. Tobacco is the biggest killer, much bigger in dimension than all other forms of pollution. Children are the most vulnerable. Habits start in youth. The tobacco industry knows it and acts accordingly. This is a medical c...

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Fifty-First World Health Assembly Provisional Agenda Item No. 21. ...

By: World Health Organization

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BACKGROUND 1. In the medical setting a resistant organism is one which is not inhibited or killed by concentrations of an antimicrobial agent in normal doses. Resistance has been detected in all types of microorganisms - bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses. The main focus of this document and the resolution recommended by the Executive Board is resistant bacteria. DETECTION OF RESISTANCE 2. Resistance in bacteria is most commonly evaluated as part of the standard laborat...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Shekhar Saxena, Dr.

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As the world becomes increasingly aware of the massive burden associated with mental disorders and takes steps to expand and improve mental health care, the need for accurate and up-to-date information is crucial. Information is required in two distinct areas: the disease burden and the available resources. Many decades of work have resulted in substantial information on the extent and burden of mental diseases. This includes information on how to obtain reliable and val...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 : Acs Tobacco At...

By: Judithmackay, Michael Eriksen, and Omar Shafey

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The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the American Cancer Society concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps represent approximate border lines, for which there may not yet be full agreement.The mention of specific companies or of c...

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New Centers to Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disorders

By: Julie Wakefield

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Excerpt: Researchers have long suspected the involvement of complex genetic factors in children?s developmental disabilities, but more and more parents and health professionals believe the exposure of fetuses and newborn infants to environmental toxicants such as metals and chemicals may play a role in susceptibility. No associations have been confirmed, however. To help fill that gap in understanding, the NIEHS and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have cre...

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Elton B. Stephens Company : (Ebsco)-Psychology and Psychiatry: Psy...

By: World Health Organization

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Throughout the European Region, not only the authorities responsible for health and the environment but also the general public are increasingly conscious of the importance of pollution, and many successful controls have been introduced over the last decade. There are probably fewer grossly polluted rivers and fewer cities with severe air pollution than there were 20 years ago. People are beginning to realize, however, that their health may also be influenced by some of ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; The Special Programme for ...

By: Deborah Kioy, Dr.

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1. INTRODUCTION TO THE TDR HANDBOOK ON GLP GENERAL INTRODUCTION The need for application of quality standards in drug research, development and testing : the situation of developing countries and the role of TDR Tropical diseases are a major public health problem in developing countries. For many of these diseases there are no new, effective and affordable medicines, while older therapeutic agents are beginning to lose ground on account of the emergence of resistance aga...

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