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Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Print version ISSN 0042-9686

Bull World Health Organ vol.88 n.2 Genebra Feb. 2010 




Maggie A Montgomery and Jamie Bartram (82) challenge the utility of surgery and antibiotics for the elimination of blinding trachoma in the absence of adequate environmental measures.

International cooperation and assistance remain crucial for the success of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, says Haik Nikogosian (83) on the fifth anniversary of the treaty.


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Warning lights on maternal death

João Paulo Souza et al. (113-119) review childbirth records in eight Latin American countries.


Why do mothers die?

Suzanne Cross et al. (147-153) highlight the need to classify causes of maternal death in developing countries.


Who to believe?

SV Subramanian et al. (131-138) study the links between education and self-rated health assessments.