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Bull World Health Organ vol.86 n.9 Genebra Sep. 2008
IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN
WHO 60th anniversary commemorative volume
This month's cover shows a classic public health poster on tuberculosis, a subject covered by several items in this issue. In an editorial, Suzanne Hill et al. (658) discuss the need for further research into tuberculosis treatment for children. In an interview, Brigitte Gicquel (667668), from the Pasteur Institute, explains why tuberculosis is such a difficult disease to research and treat. Jose I Figueroa-Munoz & Pilar Ramon-Pardo (733735) discuss some of the challenges of dealing with tuberculosis among deprived communities within wealthier environments.
Call for papers: Jai P Narain & Naman K Shah (660) invite contributions to the Bulletin theme issue on communicable diseases in south-east Asia. The deadline for submissions is 1 June 2009.
History of the Bulletin
Brigit Ramsingh (665666) continues the story of our journal in this second instalment of our three-part series.
Diarrhoea in developing countries
Cynthia Boschi-Pinto et al. (710717) estimate child mortality due to diarrhoea using methods designed for countries that lack good quality data.
International suicide patterns
Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross et al. (726732) provide the first comprehensive overview of the patterns of suicide methods used around the world.