Republic of Paraguay Nutrition Survey: May-August 1965

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967 - Diet - 439 pages
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Page 38 - American people for homes, work and land, health and schools — techo, trabajo y tierra, salud y escuela. Five months later, representatives of the OAS assembled in Uruguay for the signing of the "Charter of Punta del Este," which established the Alliance for Progress as an endeavor of all the member countries. 4.4. In May 1961, the Congress of the United States appropriated $500 million to implement the Act of Bogota. Of this amount $394 million were assigned to a Social Progress Trust Fund to...
Page 8 - Manual for Nutrition Surveys." 7. Prepare and ship blood samples to the US Army Medical Research and Nutrition Laboratory, Fitzsimons General Hospital, Denver, Colorado...
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Page iii - On behalf of the Nutrition Program, National Center for Chronic Disease Control, Public Health Service, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare...
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Page 395 - ... activities as practice and regulatory work. Graduate veterinarians are found in the military service, the Veterinary School at San Lorenzo, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Artificial Insemination Center at San Lorenzo (STICA) and in private practice. The military veterinary service serves a vital role in the over-all animal economy of the nation. Veterinary technicians are instructed in the fundamentals of veterinary care and service to animals at the military veterinary...
Page 41 - ... Office of International Research (OIR) in 1965, the situation with respect to nutrition was summarized as follows: (1) A high proportion of malnourished infants are found among those who are hospitalized; for example, 55.9 percent in the IPS hospitals, and 53 percent of those hospitalized in Centro de Salud Numero 2 in Asuncion (2) A relatively high percentage, 7.1 percent, of all children born were premature ; that is, 2,500 grams or less in weight, one of the causes of which was said to be...
Page 27 - Nutrition Program, National Center for Chronic Disease Control, Bureau of Disease Prevention and Environmental Control, Public Health Service...
Page 41 - Marked diflerences in weight and height existed in 7-year-old children between those from the higher and those from the lower socioeconomic groups. Boys from the higher socioeconomic level were 8 centimeters taller and 4 kilograms heavier. For girls, those in the higher economic group were 6 centimeters taller and 5 kilograms heavier. ( 5 ) Endemic goiter continues to be a serious problem. (6) A high percentage are malnourished with respect to calcium, vitamin A, riboflavin, iron, vitamin BI, niacin...

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