Problemas en el control de la blenorragia
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The seriousness of the problems affecting gonorrhea control at present and the undeniable fact of its recrudescence are factor to be reckoned with; taking into account the advances achieved with laboratory methods for identifying the gonococcus and the continuing effectiveness of penicillin in the treatment of the disease, it is not possible to accept the view that new weapons must be found before action is taken to cope with the situation. What must be done is to re-examine the present activities, to assess the results obtained, identify the main obstacles to control, review the resources available and assess their limitations and possibilities, compare experience and, on the basis of all these considerations, to draw up better plans for imparting fresh momentum to the battle against this disease. As has often been said, the very fact of setting up an enterprise means that it has already progressed a considerable way toward realization. The campaign to control gonorrhea must be started up afresh, with new and greater enthusiasm, better organization, and all the national and international resources which it is feasible to combine. The growing consensus that gonococcal infections must be overcome, the efforts that the Pan American Health Organization is making to bring this point home in the Americas, and the results which may be expected from these Technical Discussions are clear signs ...(AU)
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