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The status of world health in outline
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E Percent age distribution of enumerated population
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B Range of infant mortality by region
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A Predominant diseases in the four major temperature belts of the globe
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Extent of the malaria problem
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F Status of malaria eradication
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K Yellow fever
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Distribution of yellow fever
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N Schistosomiasis
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P Yaws
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R Smallpox
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T The control of infectious diseases
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W Food production
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HEALTH RESOURCES
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B Distribution of medical personnel
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E Nursing schools
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Organization of Federal executive depart
ments and agencies March 23 1959
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Legislative and judicial branches
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Department of Defense
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Department of DefenseContinued Page
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Department of the Treasury 34
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ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL CHANGES IN THE INDEPENDENT
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The United States and the World Health
Letter of transmittal III
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WORLD HEALTHSTATUS AND RESOURCES
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World resources for health 35
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E Operating programsCommunicable diseases 41
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THREE ILLUSTRATIVE WHO PROGRAMSANTIINFLUENZA ANTI
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B Malaria eradication 53
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Education and training 61
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DEVELOPMENT OF WHOs MEDICAL RESEARCH
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E Noninfectious diseases and special problems 73
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F The future of international medical research and WHO 79
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B Laboratories cooperating with WHO
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Cooperation with international professional organizations
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F Relationships with the U S S R and countries of Eastern Europe
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A WHOs total resources
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B General expenditure patterns 128
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F WHO staff
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G Future financial needs and programs
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Foreword
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What is cancer?
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How important is cancer as a cause of death?
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Is the frequency of cancer increasing?
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Will cancer become more common in the future?
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What is the probability that a person will develop cancer? 5
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What is known about the occurrence of uterine cancer in different countries? 20
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What is known about the occurrence of liver cancer in different coun tries? 22
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Are there race differences in cancer occurrences? 24
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What are some unusual features of cancer mortality among specific groups in the United States of varying origin? 25
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How does the occurrence of cancer vary with genetic factors? 26
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Does cancer occurrence vary by income? 27
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What cancers are known to arise from special habits or customs? 28
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What occupational exposures are known to cause cancer? 30
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What are the methods for treating cancer? 31
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What are the survival prospects for cancer patients? 32
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Have survival prospects for cancer patients improved in this country? 33
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What is the economic cost of cancer? 34
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What are the resources available for supporting the fight against cancer in the United States? 36
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What are the present international resources for the study of cancer? 38
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What areas of cancer research lend themselves particularly to an inter national approach? 40
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Patterns of incidence of certain diseases
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Selective service deferments of individuals engaged in medical
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Foreign Service buildings operations
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May 14 1959
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The National Science Foundation and
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Foreword
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Part 3The basic mission of the National Science Foundation
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Part 5Support of international scientific activities in biological
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Part 6The Division of Scientific Personnel and Education
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Part 7Science Information Service
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Organizing for national security
Books other than memoirs and articles
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Memoirs
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National policy machinery in Communist
The party and the armed forces
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Economic affairs
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National policy machinery in the Soviet
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Agricultural policy
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III
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