Print version ISSN 0042-9686
Bull World Health Organ vol.86 n.1 Genebra Jan. 2008
IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN
WHO anniversary commemorative volume
Our cover illustrates the first of 12 issues in a commemorative volume to mark WHO's 60th anniversary. Every month in 2008, the Bulletin will feature a classic public health poster on its cover, with a commentary on the topic illustrated. This month, Jamie Bartram (2) examines why the health sector relies on water safety; Guy Hutton and Jamie Bartram (1319) calculate the cost of Millennium Development Goal (target 10) on water supply and sanitation; and Mahmuder Rahman (1112) asks why Bangladesh's drinking-water is still contaminated with arsenic.
Lara J Wolfson et al. (2739) estimate the costs of global immunization.
Elizabeth Stringer et al. (5762)survey the effectiveness of programmes to prevent mother-tochild transmission of HIV.
An eye on refractive errors
Serge Resnikoff et al. (6370) estimate how many people suffer visual impairment of this type globally.