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    • Financing of the health sector: Final report 

      Unknown author (1970)
      The Technical Discussions at the XIX Meeting of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization were held on 7 October 1969 at the Headquarters-building in Washington, D.C. The topic was “Financing of the ...
    • The applied nutrition program: The basic of the national nutrition plan 

      Rueda Williamson, Roberto (1970)
      Applied nutrition programs, promoted and supported by PAHO/WHO, FAO, and UNICEF, could be the starting point for far-ranging national food and nutrition plans in the developing countries. This article gives an account of ...
    • Reflections on the epidemiology and prevention of plague 

      Freitas, Celso Arcoverde de (1970)
      In spite of the spectacular advances made in medicine, the ancient scourge of plague continues even today to be a constant threat to vast numbers of human beings in the underdeveloped areas of the world. The author traces ...
    • Intensive care units in Latin America 

      Dávila, Carlos (1970)
      Many hospitals in Latin America are greatly interested in the idea of providing better care for critical cases with the help of intensive care units. A number of hospitals have already set up such services, and many others ...
    • Guidelines to young child feeding in the Contemporary Caribbean 

      Unknown author (1970)
      The meeting sponsored by the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute, in Mona, Jamaica, 15-19 June 1970, drew up this set of guidelines on young child feeding in the Caribbean area, as a step toward the solution of problems ...
    • The tuberculosis problem in the Americas 

      Villas Bôas, Aldo (1970)
      There has been a considerable improvement in the epidemiological situation in the Americas in regard to tuberculosis. Mortality rates during the period 1951-1960 fell in North America by almost 70 per cent, in Middle America ...
    • The national health system in Chile 

      Valdivieso D., Ramón; Juricic T., Bogoslav (1970)
      The growing demand for more and better care in health services, despite limited manpower and material resources, calls for effective coordination of the agencies responsible. The article discusses the measures taken by the ...