Moreover, through the convention, the UN and the World Health Organization
reserve the right to reassess the need for DDT every three years, leaving the door open to a complete ban.
CONTACT: World Health Organization
, 525 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037/(202)974-3000.
As he was involved in the World Health Organization
at an early stage, his personal experience provides ample evidence that the Vatican influenced WHO policy development from the outset, during the early period of the the Interim Commission in 1946.
Last week, Merck officials announced plans, in cooperation with the World Health Organization
, to donate ivermectin to interested countries.
The World Health Organization
is the United Nations specialized agency for health.
Address for correspondence: John Watson, Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization
, 20 Ave Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland; email: WatsonJ@who.
This report from the World Health Organization
charts progress in global control of tuberculosis.
VACCINES: Immunizations are saving 3 million lives a year but could save 3 million more with more investment and less expensive vaccines, UNICEF, the World Health Organization
and the World Bank said in a report released in Dakar, Senegal.
We, the undersigned, in light of recent statements by the World Health Organization
and the Centers for Disease Control, urge all people to cease the rectal use of products containing Nonoxynol-9 (N-9).
As the World Health Organization
pushes for an international tobacco control treaty by 2002, the cigarette maker is jumping onto the regulation bandwagon.
Responding to the growing worldwide interest in herbal medicines, an affiliate of the World Health Organization
on Wednesday announced an initiative to begin gathering information on the safety and effectiveness of these products.
June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical trials of a potential new treatment for leishmaniasis -- a so-called "tropical" disease that also affects temperate countries and threatens an estimated 350 million people worldwide -- will begin under an agreement between the World Health Organization
(WHO) and Vestar, Inc.