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A mass vaccination program in Taiwan against hepatitis B virus infection in infants of hepatitis B surface antigen-carrier mothers.
To combat hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Taiwan, a mass immunoprophylaxis program was launched on July 1, 1984, aiming first at prevention of chronic HBV carriage from perinatal… Expand
The design, contents, operation and the characteristics of the respondents of the 2001 National Health Interview Survey in Taiwan
Characteristics associated with benzodiazepine usage in elderly outpatients in Taiwan
To investigate benzodiazepine usage and the characteristics associated with usage among elderly outpatients in Taiwan.
An investigation of the smoking behaviours of parents before, during and after the birth of their children in Taiwan
BackgroundAlthough many studies have investigated the negative effects of parental smoking on children and Taiwan has started campaigns to promote smoke-free homes, little is known about the smoking… Expand
Characteristics associated with benzodiazepine usage in elderly outpatients in Taiwan.
- Jur-Shan Cheng, Weng-Foung Huang, Keh-Ming Lin, Y. Shih
- International journal of geriatric psychiatry
- 1 May 2007
OBJECTIVE To investigate benzodiazepine usage and the characteristics associated with usage among elderly outpatients in Taiwan. METHODS This was an observational study of subjects who were… Expand
Bridging the gap in life expectancy of the aborigines in Taiwan.
BACKGROUND Similar to the general population in Taiwan, the health of aborigines has steadily improved over the last 30 years, but the gap remains wide, especially in males, despite an infusion of… Expand
Cardiovascular Events Associated with Long-Term Use of Celecoxib, Rofecoxib and Meloxicam in Taiwan
AbstractBackground: Using national data (2001–2003), this study explored the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), angina, stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) in long-term users of… Expand
Human immunodeficiency virus infection in Taiwan, 1984 to 1994.
- M. Chen, G. Wang, C. Chuang, Y. Shih
- Journal of the Formosan Medical Association…
- 1 November 1994
From 1984 to September 1994, a total of 9,099,734 serum samples from six population groups were tested for the antibody to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV). Mandatory testing was carried out… Expand
Immunogenicity and safety of standard-titer AIK-C measles vaccine in nine-month-old infants.
Because of the interference by maternal antibody before 1 year of age, the Schwarz strain of measles vaccine, which has been routinely used in Taiwan, must be given at 9 months and 15 months of age… Expand
A survey of international urban search-and-rescue teams following the Ji Ji earthquake.
On 21 September 1999, the Ji Ji earthquake killed 2,347 people. In the immediate aftermath the international community, mobilised rapidly and sent urban search-and-rescue (US&R) teams to the scene.… Expand