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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
versão impressa ISSN 0042-9686


Bull World Health Organ vol.79 no.2 Genebra Jan. 2001

 ·  Making medicines safe
Videau, Jean-Yves

 ·  Diethylene glycol poisoning in Gurgaon, India, 1998
Singh, Jagvir; Dutta, A.K.; Khare, Shashi; Dubey, N.K.; Harit, A.K.; Jain, N.K.; Wadhwa, T.C.; Gupta, S.R.; Dhariwal, A.C.; Jain, D.C.; Bhatia, Rajesh; Sokhey, Jotna

 ·  Awareness of eye diseases in an urban population in southern India
Dandona, Rakhi; Dandona, Lalit; John, Rajesh K.; McCarty, Catherine A.; Rao, Gullapalli N.

 ·  Active surveillance for acute flaccid paralysis in poliomyelitis high-risk areas in southern China
Chiba, Yasuo; Hikita, Kazuo; Matuba, Tsuyoshi; Chosa, Tooru; Shinji, Kyogoku; Jingjian, Yu; Zhao, Wang

 ·  Local problems, local solutions: improving tuberculosis control at the district level in Malawi
Kelly, Paul M.

 ·  Etiology of urethral discharge in West Africa: the role of Mycoplasma genitalium and Trichomonas vaginalis
Pépin, Jacques; Sobéla, François; Deslandes, Sylvie; Alary, Michel; Wegner, Karsten; Khonde, Nzambi; Kintin, Frédéric; Kamuragiye, Aloys; Sylla, Mohammed; Zerbo, Petit-Jean; Baganizi, Énias; Koné, Alassane; Kane, Fadel; Mâsse, Benoit; Viens, Pierre; Frost, Eric

 ·  Situation analysis for cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment in East, Central and Southern African countries
Chirenje, Zvavahera M.; Rusakaniko, Simbarashe; Kirumbi, Leah; Ngwalle, Edward W.; Makuta-Tlebere, Pulani; Kaggwa, Sam; Mpanju-Shumbusho, Winnie; Makoae, Lucy

 ·  Changing causes of death in the West African town of Banjul, 1942-97
Sande, Marianne A.B. van der; Inskip, Hazel M.; Jaiteh, Kebba O.; Maine, Nicholas P.; Walraven, Gijs E.L.; Hall, Andrew J.; McAdam, Keith P.W.J.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Coping with changing conditions: alternative strategies for the delivery of maternal and child health and family planning services in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Routh, Subrata; Arifeen, Shams El; Jahan, Shamim Ara; Begum, Anwara; Thwin, Aye Aye; Baqui, Abdullah  Hel

 ·  Low-cost on-the-job peer training of nurses improved immunization coverage in Indonesia
Robinson, J. Stephen; Burkhalter, Barton R.; Rasmussen, Barbie; Sugiono, Ristianto

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Population health in transition
Caldwell, John C.

 ·  The Epidemiologic Transition: A Theory of the Epidemiology of Population Change
Omram, Abdel R.

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Safe management of wastes from health care activities
Townend, W. K.

 ·  Homicide among adolescents in the Americas: a growing epidemic
Kohn, Robert

 ·  Elevated blood lead levels in Karachi children
White, Franklin; Rahbar, M Hosein; Agboatwalla, Mubina; Luby, Stephen; Siroos Hozhabri, Asif Iqbal

 ·  New light on malaria parasite life cycle fuels hope for prevention and treatment
Walgate, Robert

 ·  Film actors’ flaunting of tobacco brands rises despite ban
Aschwanden, Christie

 ·  Salt lowers blood pressure even in non-hypertensive people
Maurice, John

 ·  Gates gives US$ 15.1 million for new drugs against African sleeping sickness and leishmaniasis

 ·  Gates offers US$ 1 million prize for best health contribution

 WHO News
 ·  New child nutrition strategy

 ·  WHO and Europe boost cooperation

 ·  Middle East violence batters health

 ·  Measuring how easy it is to get needed drugs

 ·  An eventful mental health year