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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.79 n.1 Genebra Jan. 2001

In this month’s Bulletin

 ·  The Bulletin in 2001
Feachem, Richard G.A.; Avery, Desmond

 ·  Homicide in children and adolescents: a case-control study in Recife, Brazil
Falbo, Gilliat H.; Buzzetti, Roberto; Cattaneo, Adriano

 ·  Pilot study of the use of community volunteers to distribute azithromycin for trachoma control in Ghana
Solomon, Anthony W.; Akudibillah, Joseph; Abugri, Peter; Hagan, Maria; Foster, Allen; Bailey, Robin L.; Mabey, David C.W.

 ·  Cross-sectional study of sexual behaviour and knowledge about HIV among urban, rural, and minority residents in Viet Nam
Bui, Thang D.; Pham, Chi K.; Pham, Thang H.; Hoang, Long T.; Nguyen, Thich V.; Vu, Thang Q.; Detels, Roger

 ·  The use of hospital-based nurses for the surveillance of potential disease outbreaks
Durrheim, David N.; Harris, Bernice N.; Speare, Rick; Billinghurst, Kelvin

 ·  Home care of malaria-infected children of less than 5 years of age in a rural area of the Republic of Guinea
Diallo, Amadou Baïlo; De Serres, Gaston; Béavogui, Abdoul Habib; Lapointe, Claude; Viens, Pierre

 ·  Maternal and congenital syphilis in Bolivia, 1996: prevalence and risk factors
Southwick, Karen L.; Blanco, Stanley; Santander, Ana; Estenssoro, Miguel; Torrico, Faustino; Seoane, Guillermo; Brady, William; Fears, Martha; Lewis, Joel; Pope, Victoria; Guarner, Jeannette; Levine, William C.

 ·  Comparison of different culture media and storage temperatures for the long-term preservation of Streptococcus pneumoniaein the tropics
Siberry, George; Brahmadathan, K.N.; Pandian, Rajeswar; Lalitha, M.K.; Steinhoff, Mark C.; John, T. Jacob

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Community-based trials of sexually transmitted disease treatment: repercussions for epidemiology and HIV prevention
Hudson, Christopher P.

 ·  Comentaries
O’Reilly, Kevin R.; Gerbase, Antonio Carlos; Alary, Michel

 ·  The rationale for recommending fixed-dose combination tablets for treatment of tuberculosis
Blomberg, Bjørn; Spinaci, Sergio; Fourie, Bernard; Laing, Richard

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Kochi’s tuberculosis strategy article is a ‘‘classic’’ by any definition
Sbarbaro, John A.

 ·  The global tuberculosis situation and the new control strategy of the World Health Organization
Kochi, A.

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Interdisciplinary perspectives on health policy and practice: competing interests or complementary interpretations?
Martin, Jean

 ·  Comparison of malaria control interventions
Lengeler, Christian

 ·  AIDS: dramatic surge in ex-Soviet Union, no respite worldwide, new data show
Dobson, Roger

 ·  Tannery pollution threatens health of half-million Bangladesh residents
Maurice, John

 ·  Experimental vaccine protects monkeys against Ebola virus
Gottlieb, Scott

 ·  Treaty bans pollutants but allows DDT for malaria
Maurice, John

 ·  Mental illness and smoking show strong links
Charatan, Fred

 ·  In Brief

 WHO News
 ·  Polio virus pops up in unexpected places
Maurice, John

 ·  Internet initiative to boost health research in Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe
Davey, Sheila

 ·  Taking avoidable danger out of pregnancy
Maurice, John

 ·  Art inspired by tobacco
Maurice, John

 ·  In Brief