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Facind AIDS in Costa Rica
The 1st AIDS case was diagnosed in Costa Rica in 1985. By January 1988, 47 cases were recorded. Most cases are in hemophiliacs and homosexuals; one is in the heterosexual partner of a hemophiliac. 55% of hemophiliacs in ...
How harmful is diarrhoea?
Apart from the physical suffering and deaths that they cause at the individual and family level, diarrhoeal diseases also play a negative role in national development
Not just the lack of food
Whose who are familiar with rural areas of developing nations are often amazed to tind malnourished children in families where food is available in amounts sufficient to ensure an adequate diet. There may seem to be plenty ...
Breast-feeding: helping to reduce the severity of diarrhoea. Protection, energy and nutrients
(Diarrhoea Dialogue ;17:p. 4-5, 1984-05)
Leonardo Mats considers the unique role of breastfeeding in child health and survival, and possible interventions to promote it in areas where bottle-feeding is common. The exceptional properties of human milk are the: ...
Diarrhoeal diseases---how Costa Rica won
(Revista World Health Forum 2(1):141-142. 1981, 1981)
The progress made by Costa Rica in overcoming diarrhoeal diseases may be instructive to health authorities in other countries. During the early pan of the century, Costa Rica; hie most developing nations, had a very high ...
El cólera en la Costa Rica de 1856
La segunda pandemia del cólera que se iniciara en 1829 en en la India, llego a las Américas y atacó México, Guatemala, Nicaragua y Panamá. No se tiene noticia de que en esa ocasión el cólera llegara a Costa Rica, lo cual ...