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    • St. Louis encephalomyelitis in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico 

      González Cortés, Abel; Zárate Aquino, María Luisa; Guzmán Bahena, Jesús; Miró Abella, José; Cano Avila, Gastón; Aguilera Arroyo, Manuel (1975)
      This report, which describes an epidemic of St. Louis encephalitis in northwestern Mexico, was prompted by the apparent infrequency of previous Mexican outbreaks of this disease. The site of the epidemic was the Municipality ...
    • Educational approach in the control of Chagas' disease 

      Petana, W. B (1975)
      The serious threat posed by Chagas' disease demands an urgent and realistic approach to controlling the infection in multitudes of affected Latin American communities. Education is undoubtedly the best current means available ...
    • Analysis of the principal problems impeding normal development of malaria eradication programs 

      Palacios Fraire, S (1975)
      The problems currently impeding the advance of anti-malaria programs in the Americas fall into several different categories. These include vector resistance to insecticides, parasite resistance to chloroquine, human behavior ...
    • Formulation of goals for life expectancy at birth in Costa Rica: report of one experience 

      Sáenz Jiménez, L (1975)
      Costa Rican authorities have finished a national adaptation of the goals of the Hemisphere's Ten-Year Health Plan for the Americas and have formulated a National Health Plan for 1974-1980. This work was coordinated by the ...
    • The priority of malaria eradication programs 

      Liang, K. C (1975)
      The planning of health activities begins with the setting of priorities--that is to say, the selection and arrangement of the problems to be attacked in an order consistent with their gravity and the possibilities that ...
    • Dental anomalies in mental patients 

      Moraes, N; Moraes, E; Cunha Marques, Heloisa Helena (1975)
      Fifty-three patients were examined for dental abnormalities at an institution specializing in care of the mentally deficient in Bauru, São Paulo State. The incidence of teeth with abnormal morphology, mainly second molars ...
    • Diabetes mellitus: a challenge for the countries of the region 

      Litvak, Jorge (1975)
      PAHO recently convened a meeting of experts on diabetes mellitus for purposes of underlining the importance of the disease as a health problem and developing recommendations to assist the countries of the Region in ...
    • Cigarette smoking in Latin America--A survey of eight cities 

      Joly, D. J (1975)
      During the period 1962-1964, diseases related to cigarette smoking were responsible for 20 per cent of all deaths in men between the ages of 35 and 64 in 10 large Latin American cities, and in the years that followed various ...