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    • Social class and arteriosclerotic heart disease 

      Curiel, Darío; Puffer, Ruth R. (1969)
      Epidemiology is no longer concerned with only the medical factors involved in the interaction of host and environment. As now conceived, it deals with a more complex network of interrelationships, formed by the host, his ...
    • Food and nutrition: The work of the International Agencies in Latin America 

      Cravioto, Joaquín (1969)
      The purpose of this article is to try to obtain a clearer picture of the role the international organizations should play in the study and solution of problems of food and nutrition in Latin America. One of its recommendations ...
    • The integration of the health sector in development planning 

      Cibotti, Ricardo (1969)
      Health as a component of individual and collective well-being is one of the goals of development. Consequently, any process of development must be capable of raising the level of health of a population, while at the same ...
    • Vaccination programs: Choice of techniques and establishment of objectives 

      Ristori, Conrado (1969)
      The fact that an immunizing agent exists does not of itself imply that a communicable disease can be reduced to the point of eradication. Factors at least as important are a sound knowledge of the most efficient means of ...
    • Participation of the health sector in population policy: Final report 

      Unknown author (1969)
      The Technical Discussions at the XVIII Meeting of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization, XX Meeting of the Regional Committee of the World Health Organization for the Americas, were held in 24 October ...
    • Hypovitaminosis A in Chile: A nutrition problem affecting the community 

      Arteaga, A.; Valiente, S.; Rosales, E.; Urteaga, C. (1969)
      An attempt is made to assess, in the light of the international recommendations on levels of vitamin A intake, the prevalence of hypovitaminosis A in Chile, where it is very common in the lower social and cultural groups ...
    • Why tuberculosis patients in a health unit failed to persevere with their treatment 

      Cebrián, José U.; Prado Alvarez, Jorge (1969)
      A problem which is impeding tuberculosis control in the Health Unit at Magdalena, Peru, as it does in any health service, is lack of regularity in attendance for treatment on the part of ambulatory patients, a large ...
    • Rodent control in the docks at Buenaventura, Colombia 

      Navia Bueno, Diego; Peñaloza Rojas, Arturo; Correa Sabogal, Henry (1969)
      Experience to date seems to show that a simple method of using anticoagulant rodenticides in conjunction with specific environmental health measures provides an easy way for any health service to carry out rodent control ...