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How successful is world health organization?

WHO: The World Health Organization does a great deal of good work all over the globe. See: http://www. Who. Int/tdr/about/AR2012_TDR_achievements_2012.pdf ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: world health organization?

What is the definition or description of: world health organization?

UN health care group: Who is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the united nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. ...Read more

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How are the world health organization and center for disease control distinguished from each other?

How are the world health organization and center for disease control distinguished from each other?

WHO, CDC: Who: organization under 'the united nations'. Almost all countries of the world are members.
Cdc: 'center fof disease control and prevention', us based; deals with prevention of epidemic, infectious diseases, provides a system of health surveillance to monitor, prevent disease outbreaks (including bioterrorism), maintain national health statestics. Personals stationed in 25+ countries. ...Read more

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What is the World Health Organization's (WHO's) pandemic alert system, and what does it mean?

What is the World Health Organization's (WHO's) pandemic alert system, and what does it mean?

Categorize disease: WHO has an influenza pandemic alert system: Phase 1 (a low risk of a pandemic) to Phase 6 (a full-blown pandemic) as follows: Phase 1: A virus in animals has caused no known infections in humans. Phase 2: An animal flu virus has caused infection in humans. Phase 3: Sporadic cases of disease occur in humans. Human-to-human transmission, if any, is insufficient to cause community-level outbreaks.... ...Read more

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I want to get info on the world health organization or any other un agency involved in providing health care?

I want to get info on the world health organization or any other un agency involved in providing health care?

Web search: The web has lot's of information from reviews to websites sponsored by many international health agencies. A focused search will help you in your quest. ...Read more

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Does the world health organization have a plan for anthrax outbreak?

Does the world health organization have a plan for anthrax outbreak?

WHO: Who has a web site in which you can find out almost everything they do. ...Read more

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Who knows best about worldwide illness, CDC or the world health organization?

Who knows best about worldwide illness, CDC or the world health organization?

CDC for US: Cdc is best for us health statistics and diseases. Who is good for world wide trends. ...Read more

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What was the world health organization reaction to HIV when it first appeared?

What was the world health organization reaction to HIV when it first appeared?

Hiv WHO: When HIV was first fondto cause aids.It was said by all including who. That aids is caused by a virus and it is transmitted by homosexual contact and they were yhe high risk group alon with people from haiti who were considered high risk for the virus
it shows how far we have come. ...Read more

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What world health organization (who) has to say about massive radiation like in japan?

What world health organization (who) has to say about massive radiation like in japan?

Japan Radiation: It is a local problem more than world problem and the food from there is being monitored. ...Read more

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What will be the global reaction if some flu forces the world health organization to declare phase 6?

What will be the global reaction if some flu forces the world health organization to declare phase 6?

World reaction flu: For a real story of such a situation, read "the great influenza" (http://www. Amazon. Com/the-great-influenza-deadliest-history/dp/0670894737). Also check out the important recent work of peter sandman (in the context of avian flu outbreaks). https://www. Google. Com/search? Q=peter+sandman+influenza&rls=com. Microsoft:en-us&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&startindex=&startpage=1. ...Read more

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What does world health organization (who) think about microwave radiation or non-ionizing?

Forgive my frankness: I don't care and you shouldn't either. The World Health Organization does some things very well, but it is extremely politicized, is controlled largely by non-scientists, and still has not dismissed the obviously-false claim that cell phone cause cancer, even after twenty years of zero good evidence. Your microwave does not produce ionizing radiation and is not a danger to you. ...Read more

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What has everybody got to say about the world health organization's plan to make certain flu a pandemic.?

What has everybody got to say about the world health organization's plan to make certain flu a pandemic.?

Bad information: The who has a mandate to study, and help eliminate disease and human misery. Who may declare a particular flu to be pandemic but this is not a plan, nor a hoped for outcome. Their role here is to alert public health authorities to prepare for a pandemic to limit the spread and cope with those who develop the illness. ...Read more

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The world health organization raised the swine flu alerts. What happens when it gets to avian flu?

The world health organization raised the swine flu alerts. What happens when it gets to avian flu?

Avian flu is very de: Avian flu is very deadly. Because is transmitted fron chicken there needs to be constant vigilance to detect and destroy the infected birds and quarantine and treat the infected people. ...Read more

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What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

A number: Of organizations do statistical analyses, but the national institute of mental healh is likely what you are looking for. ...Read more

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Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

All insurers should: Major insurance companies have drug plans. The insurance companies can have their own plan, or contract with a separate company to run a drug plan. Other groups, such as aarp, may have a plan (but again, they contract with a separate company to run the plan). Plans have benefits for local retail pharmacies to handle short-term prescriptions, and mail-order pharmacies for 90-day prescriptions. ...Read more

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How will a health maintenance organization (hmo) work?

How will a health maintenance organization (hmo) work?

THEY WORK FOR PROFIT: Hmos are for profit businesses, whose main purpose is to make profit for their investors. Examples are united heathcare, oxford health plan, aetna health plan, etc
the health of individual is seconadary purpose for them in my opinion
they deny care and lot of times against your doctors orders and rest you can see their growth on wall street
i call it socialised medicine for profit. ...Read more

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Are personal health records services or products regulated by accredited organization or gov?

Are personal health records services or products regulated by accredited organization or gov?

Some laws govern: In recent years, the government has passed laws that set rules for protecting personal health information. I'm sure the laws apply to people and businesses that handle personal health information, regardless of whether or not a person or business is labeled a "personal health records service". ...Read more

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How long do health organizations keep documentations from the date a document is signed or created?

Depends: There are laws in every state which specify the minimum time a medical record has to be preserved. Many docs or Health Organizations keep records longer than that. To be safe, a person should keep copies of all their records, too. ...Read more

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Oncology: Where within the National Institute of Health's organization does an oncologist send suspected cancer slides as a second opinion?

Oncology: Where within the National Institute of Health's organization does an oncologist send suspected cancer slides as a second opinion?

Your doctor can guid: NIH is a huge institution. Unless you are your doctor know someone there who is a bonafide speciallist, you may not get the answer that you are seeking. NIH is not known for slide reviewes in the first place. There are other centers of excellence in different cancers, which you doctor can guide you or his office to do. What is your diagnosis? If you tell me tha, t I can guide you and help you find ...Read more

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How do the public and world health organisations make use of health statistics?

How do the public and world health organisations make use of health statistics?

Evaluate & Monitor: The underpinning of public health is the application of interventions to reduce the burden of disease. Health statistics provide a baseline measure from which the efficacy of an intervention can be ascertained. For example, enumerating the prevalence of malaria before and after the use of mosquito nets demonstrates their efficacy. The same is true for vaccines, treatments and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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Why can't united states provide free and quality health care to all when third world countries can?

Why can't united states provide free and quality health care to all when third world countries can?

They don't either: Health care avaialabilty and cost to individuals vary the world around. Many developing countries provide subsidized health care for their citizens. Many also depend upon the generosity of other govermnments or ngo's for funding. The quality and availabltiy of healthcare varies tremedously country to country. Citizens in the usa who want subsidized health care need to work with their governement. ...Read more

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What is a good health?

What is a good health?

It's all in the mind: Good health is a general sense of well being and freedom from illness, injury or pain. Health is often defined differently by doctors and patients. I think it entirely possible to have many illnesses and injuries yet remain "healthy." I have seen many patients who refuse to become ill or sick despite severe adversity. Health care providers love to see patients like that! ...Read more

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Who invented health tap?

A genius: I hope he is getting paid! (probably not). ...Read more

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How can I manage my health?

How can I manage my health?

Health: Is managed best by good lifestyle choices and visits to doctor. Do you avoid junk food, eat protein, good fats, and carbs? Do you exercise? What is your attitude toward life, realistic & optimistic or negative? Consult w/a health psychologist can be very helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is ice bad for your health?

Is ice bad for your health?

Yes: It may be bad for your teeth and also may induce esophageal spasms in people with cock scre esophagitis. But otherwise okay. ...Read more

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How to improve total health?

How to improve total health?

Wow: Books are written on this. You need to be more specific on here. I suggest you go get a physical or preventative medicine exam and discuss your specifics with a good fp. ...Read more

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Are pop tarts bad for health?

Are pop tarts bad for health?

Can be: They are high in unhealthy carbohydrates and some may be loaded with a lot of preservatives, dyes, etc.
I would avoid them or limit significantly, at least. ...Read more

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What I do for my good health?

What I do for my good health?

Be smart: Manage your time. Get enough sleep. Avoid tobacco and addictive drugs. Find meaning in doing genuine good. Don't overuse alcohol or cannabis. Find a fitness activity you enjoy. Avoid the sugary, greasy and very salty foods. No one owes you love. Work and study hard to have a marketable skill. Say only nice things. Health doesn't come from a pill / vitamin bottle. Enjoy being who you are. ...Read more

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Acidity is my health problem?

Statement: This is a statement. It's not clear what you are asking. ...Read more

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How can I improve my health?

How can I improve my health?

Better health: Balanced diet, no smoking, alcohol in moderation, daily vitamin, stay hydrated, regular exercise. ...Read more

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What exactly is mental health?

What exactly is mental health?

Adaptive or not: There are many answers to this, but one way of answering this very broad question is the idea of how adaptive a person's behavior is (or isn't) to social situations, i.e., the context in which the behavior is exhibited. For instance, jumping up and down and yelling during, say, a Catholic mass might be considered maladaptive/ inappropriate, in that context. However, not at all at a sporting event. ...Read more

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Any good health apps out there?

Sure: We have a whole section of recommended ones in the tips section you can read about!! On many health subjects!! ...Read more

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Prayers help to improve health?

Prayers help to improve health?

YES!: There are 2 ways prayers may improve health- for the person praying and for others one prays for. There is research that supports the benefits in both of these situations. See http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/wellness/natural-medicine/alternative/prayer-healing. Htm for a good discussion of the research. While there are many positive studies, as often is the case, some of the studies are negative. ...Read more

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