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Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Print version ISSN 0042-9686

Bull World Health Organ vol.86 n.12 Genebra Dec. 2008 



WHO 60th anniversary commemorative volume



This month's cover of the Bulletin is of a classic public-health poster on smallpox eradication. In an interview, Dr Donald A Henderson (917-919) dispels some myths and talks frankly about his role as chief of WHO's global smallpox eradication campaign.

Call for papers: Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan & Paul Van Look (911) call for submissions to a Bulletin theme issue on strengthening the linkages between HIV and sexual and reproductive health.


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History of our journal

Brigit Ramsingh (916) reports on the launch of the 'new Bulletin' in 1999.


More training needed

Mathieu Forster et al. (939-947) find that insufficient training in electronic medical databases is affecting antiretroviral therapy programmes.