News @ a glance
- Recent news from WHO. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Jan2010, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p12
The article offers world news briefs from the World Health Organization (WHO). In 2008, according to a WHO report, less than 6 percent of the global population lived within jurisdictions with public-area, smoke-free laws. Tuberculosis (TB) incidence data are reported along with estimates of...
- Recent news from WHO. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Nov2010, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p806
The article discusses news of the World Health Organization (WHO) noting topics that include the release of a report on tropical diseases, a plan for eliminating tuberculosis, and the 2010 International Day for Disaster Reduction.
- Health promotion: pharmacy students' involvement in the fight against tuberculosis. Wrench, Wendy // South African Pharmaceutical Journal;Oct2012, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p56
The author discusses the role of pharmacy students in prevention of tuberculosis disease. He reflects the views of the World Health Organization (WHO), an agency in the U.S. concerned with international public health. He highlights the efforts of an organization the Angus-Gillis Foundation (AGF)...
- WHO model formulary. // WHO Drug Information;2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p153
The 2004 edition of the WHO Model Formulary is now available. This is an indispensable source of independent information on essential medicines for policy makers and prescribers.
- Antimycobacterial evaluation of some medicinal plants used in plateau State of Nigeria for the treatment of tuberculosis. Nvau, J. B.; Oladosu, P. O.; Orishadipe, A. T. // Agriculture & Biology Journal of North America;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p1270
Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a devastating disease worldwide in the 21st Century and it is believed that one third of the World's populations are infected. 22 Countries are responsible for over 80% of the global TB burden, Nigeria is rank 4thand have the highest burden in Africa. A number...
- TB: Keeping an ancient killer at bay. Brown, James W. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Nov2004, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p8
Focuses on the prevention of tuberculosis (TB) epidemics in the U.S. Number of people died of TB in 2003 according to the World Health Organization; High concentration of lipids in the cell wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Advantages and disadvantages of high performance liquid chromatography...
- the return of a killer. // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Mar2004, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p36
Provides information on tuberculosis (TB). Method of spread of the disease; Places which are affected most by TB, according to Mario Raviglione of the Stop TB programme; Prevention program implemented by the World Health Organization; Drug therapies used in the treatment of TB.
- National tuberculosis programme review: Experience over the period 1990-95. Pio, A.; Luelmo, F.; Kumaresan, J.; Spinaci, S. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1997, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p569
Presents an indepth review and analysis of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Program (GTB) that has promoted the revision of national tuberculosis programs to strengthen the focus on directly observed treatment, short-course (DOTS) and close monitoring of treatment...
- TB deaths reach historic levels. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p292
Reports on the increase in the number of people who died from tuberculosis (TB) in 1995, according to the World Health Organization's (WHO) report, entitled `Groups at Risk.' WHO's warning that the crisis will continue to grow unless immediate action is taken; TB as the leading infectious...