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Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Print version ISSN 0042-9686

Bull World Health Organ vol.87 n.10 Genebra Oct. 2009 




In an editorial, Robert Pattinson et al. (734) describe the development of a new WHO maternal mortality and morbidity classification system.

In a second editorial, Giorgio Cometto & Nouria Brikci (735) express concerns about a private equity fund manager's role in providing aid in Africa.

Tami Toroyan & Margie Peden (736) discuss, in a third editorial, the findings of the first global overview of road safety.


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Climate change and health equity

Sarah Catherine Walpole et al. (799–801) discuss balancing climate change policy and improving health equity.


Revitalize diarrhoea management

Christa L Fischer Walker et al. (780–786) call for greater use of two life-saving interventions.


Prevention is the best cure

Michael Peck et al. (802–804) call for greater focus on prevention of burns.