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Cómo escribir y publicar trabajos científicos, 4ta. edición
Cómo escribir y publicar trabajos científicos presenta pautas claras y concisas sobre cómo abordar un proyecto de redacción científica, cómo presentar un manuscrito y tratar con directores de revistas, cómo escribir claramente para los distintos medios y para el público en general o cómo avanzar en la comunicación científica.(7/Jan/2008)
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Alcohol, Gender, Culture and Harms in the Americas
The present report is the final report of the study and it aims at providing the first insight into the richness of the database, although many more analyses will be undertaken and disseminated in future publications in scientific journals.(14/Jun/2007)
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The Value of Health: A History of the Pan American Health Organization
Marcos Cueto, a widely published medical historian, presents an appealing and well-documented narrative that describes the origins of public health and the creation of PAHO and culminates with the Organization’s response to globalization and its commitment to the Millennium Development Goals.(27/Mar/2006)
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Manual de capacitación en el manejo integral de personas adultas que viven con el VIH/Sida para equipos de atención primaria y comunitarios en Latinoamérica y el Caribe
Manual de capacitación en el manejo integral de personas adultas que viven con el VIH/Sida para equipos de atención primaria y comunitarios en Latinoamérica y el Caribe(7/Feb/2005)
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El VIH/SIDA en países de América Latina. Los retos futuros
El VIH/SIDA en los países latinoamericanos: los retos y futuros presenta información reciente y actualizada acerca de la extensión y las tendencias de la epidemia de VIH/SIDA en América Latina. En esta obra se evalúa la capacidad actual de vigilancia en los países, se examina las respuestas nacionales del sector de la salud a la epidemia en cada país, se identifican las áreas fundamentales en las que se requieren con urgencia intervenciones específicas y se describen los retos futuros. (© OPS, 2004)(15/Jun/2004)
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Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals, 3rd edition. Vol. II Chlamydioses, Rickettsioses, and Viroses
This edition, published for the first time in three volumes, covers:

Volume I. Bacterioses and Mycoses
Volume II. Chlamydioses, Rickettsioses, and Viroses
Volume III. Parasitoses

This series provides a detailed overview of the most important historic and emerging zoonotic diseases, such as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, foot-and-mouth disease, influenza, giardiasis, Japanese encephalitis, shigellosis, spongiform encephalopathies, and West Nile fever, with information ranging from their first appearance and most important outbreaks to the latest scientific knowledge of the diseases and their causative agents. (8/Sep/2003)
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Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals, 3rd edition. Vol. III Parasitoses
This edition, published for the first time in three volumes, covers:

Volume I. Bacterioses and Mycoses
Volume II. Chlamydioses, Rickettsioses, and Viroses
Volume III. Parasitoses

This series provides a detailed overview of the most important historic and emerging zoonotic diseases, such as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, foot-and-mouth disease, influenza, giardiasis, Japanese encephalitis, shigellosis, spongiform encephalopathies, and West Nile fever, with information ranging from their first appearance and most important outbreaks to the latest scientific knowledge of the diseases and their causative agents. (8/Sep/2003)
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Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals, 3rd edition. Vol. I Bacterioses and Mycoses
This edition, published for the first time in three volumes, covers:

Volume I. Bacterioses and Mycoses
Volume II. Chlamydioses, Rickettsioses, and Viroses
Volume III. Parasitoses

This series provides a detailed overview of the most important historic and emerging zoonotic diseases, such as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, foot-and-mouth disease, influenza, giardiasis, Japanese encephalitis, shigellosis, spongiform encephalopathies, and West Nile fever, with information ranging from their first appearance and most important outbreaks to the latest scientific knowledge of the diseases and their causative agents. (15/Mar/2001)
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Comité de Expertos de la OMS en Paludismo
Este informe se centra en el diagnóstico y tratamiento del paludismo y en la resistencia de los parásitos del paludismo a los medicamentos; se dan orientaciones sobre cómo predecir, prevenir y prepararse para combatir las epidemias de paludismo y se examina el uso de la quimioprofilaxis y la lucha antivectorial selectiva en la prevención del paludismo. (17/Aug/2000)
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Antimicrobial Resistance in the Americas:
Magnitude and Containment of the Problem

PAHO/WHO shares the growing concern of the scientific and medical community in regard to antimicrobial resistance resulting from the excessive use of antibiotics in both humans and animals. This book offers noteworthy articles grouped under two major categories: monitoring bacterial resistance to antimicrobial drugs, and factors determining the use of antimicrobials. The goal of this work is to contribute to awareness of the problem, to promote surveillance activities, and to find the best way to apply preventive measures, so that antibiotics are used judiciously with both humans and animals.(1/Jun/2000)
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Hantavirus in the Americas: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Control
This publication presents an extensive view of what came to be known as hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), its clinical manifestations, methods of preventing infection, and measures taken by governments in the Region to monitor hanta-viruses and educate health professionals and the general public about the disease. This comprehensive manual begins by describing the different hanta-viruses known in the Americas and their reservoirs, rodent ecology and zoology, and the epidemiology of human disease in the Region. this page provides access to the e-book in downloadable PDF files, with a link to the PAHO bookstore.(30/Mar/1999)
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Respiratory Infections in Children
Acute respiratory infections (ARIs) represent one of the main health problems among children under five years of age. In the Region of the Americas, ARIs stand among the five main causes of death among children under five and are the main cause of sickness and doctor visits. This page offers a summary and access to the e-book containing 22 scholarly articles on this topic, in separate PDF files.(31/Jan/1999)
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AIDS: A Modern Epidemic
This is not an exhaustive account of AIDS, but a simple explanation of its main characteristics and scope. The straight-forward information provided by this booklet will enable understanding of the disease so that the reader may confront the threat more readily. (4/Oct/1993)
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AIDS: Profile of An Epidemic
This book is structured in three major sections. The first section provides an overview of the efforts, obstacles, and achievements in the battle against AIDS throughout the Americas. The second section presents the views of various experts on the validity of current projections of the course and scope of the AIDS epidemic, and demonstrates that even with our current knowledge, these views differ widely and predictions for the future remain uncertain. The third section is a collection of reports that includes an overview of the epidemic and efforts to combat AIDS. (4/Oct/1989)
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Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals, Second Edition
This book represents a compendium on zoonotic and communicable diseases throughout the world. Among the 176 diseases covered, some are emerging zoonoses like Lyme disease, Rocio encephalitis, Oropouche fever, and Ebola disease. It notes the spread of the Rift Valley fever virus and the protozoan Cryptosporidium.(14/Nov/1986)
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