Print version ISSN 0042-9686
Bull World Health Organ vol.90 n.6 Genebra Jun. 2012
IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN
In the editorials of this issue, Peter Waiswa et al. (403) argue that social autopsies are needed to improve maternal, neonatal and child health outcomes, while John Walley et al. (402) look at primary care management of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries.
In the news section, Patrick Adams (408-409) tells the story of Turkey's fight against tobacco, while Gary Humphreys (406-407) looks at progress being made in the field of rare diseases. In an interview, Rajiv N Rimal (410-411) discusses the benefits and challenges of using social media for public health.
Piloting malaria's Affordable Medicines Facility
Gavin Yamey at al. (452-460) set benchmarks for increased use of artemisinin-based combination therapies.
Mortality in low-resource settings
Christina Pagel at al. (474-476) show how charts can be used to detect unexpected changes in outcomes.