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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 ...
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: ...
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 ...
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 ...
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