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  1. The international tuberculosis campaign : a pioneering venture in mass vaccination and research.

    Article - En anglais

    If an American pediatrician's conversation with Dr.

    Johannes Holm, a Danish phthisiologist and future director of the International Tuberculosis Campaign, had not been interrupted, the campaign would probably not have become a monumental precedent for world health activities.

    The International Tuberculosis Campaign was conducted under the auspices of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund and three Scandinavian voluntary organizations.

    In a program that started in the war-torn areas of Europe, nearly 30 million persons underwent tuberculin testing, and almost 14 million were given BCG (bacille Calmette-Guerin) vaccine.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Programme sanitaire, International, Homme, Immunoprophylaxie, Vaccination

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Sanitary program, International, Human, Immunoprophylaxis, Vaccination

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0004740

    Code Inist : 002B05B02O. Création : 09/06/1995.