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Estudio epidemiológico de una enfermedad considerada como encefalitis de la región de los altos de Guatemala
In 1965 an epidemiological study was made in an agricultural area of Guatemala to establish the etiology of a disease affecting certain families. The involvement of the central nervous system gave the impression that the ...
Algunos aspectos epidemiológicos y administrativos del control de las enfermedades venéreas
The article deals with the veneral disease problem from the public health administration viewpoint, and points to the need for narrowing the gap between our present scientific knowledge and its mass application. The extent ...
Participación de la comunidad en la erradicación de la malaria
Community participation in malaria eradication programs in the Americas has so far been satisfactory. With the help of health education the best results were obtained in intradomiciliary spraying with residual insecticides, ...
La patogénesis de las enfermedades diarreicas agudas en los primeros años de vida
In the City of Guatemala, diarrheal diseases are the principal cause of infant mortality. In order to clarify the pathogenesis of this type of malady, clinical and bacteriological investigations as well as autopsies were ...
Epimiología de la hidatidosis en el Perú
The article describes the geography, way of life, manners and customs, health education, and other characteristics of the population in the "Sierra" of Peru, circumstances which may be directly or indirectly responsible ...