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


Bull World Health Organ vol.79 no.10 Genebra Jan. 2001

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Noncommunicable diseases: tomorrow's pandemics
Alberti, George

 ·  Levels of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Singapore following a national intervention programme
Cutter, Jeffery; Tan, Bee Yian; Chew, Suok Kai

 ·  Risk of Lyme disease: perceptions of residents of a Lone Star tick-infested community
Armstrong, Philip M.; Brunet, Laura Rosa; Spielman, Andrew; Telford III, Sam R.

 ·  Developing a scale for measuring the barriers to condom use in Nigeria
Sunmola, Adegbenga M.

 ·  Diagnosis of malaria in a remote area of the Philippines: comparison of techniques and their acceptance by health workers and the community
Bell, David; Go, Rouel; Miguel, Cynthia; Walker, John; Cacal, Lillibeth; Saul, Allan

 ·  Secular increase in the incidence of hip fractures in Belgium between 1984 and 1996: need for a concerted public health strategy
Reginster, Jean-Yves; Gillet, Pierre; Gosset, Christiane

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Noncommunicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: where do they feature in the health research agenda?
Unwin, Nigel; Setel, Philip; Rashid, Seif; Mugusi, Ferdinand; Mbanya, Jean-Claude; Kitange, Henry; Hayes, Louise; Edwards, Richard; Aspray, Terry; Alberti, K.G.M.M.

 ·  Effective screening programmes for cervical cancer in low- and middle-income developing countries
Sankaranarayanan, Rengaswamy; Budukh, Atul Madhukar; Rajkumar, Rajamanickam

 ·  Community-based noncommunicable disease interventions: lessons from developed countries for developing ones
Nissinen, Aulikki; Berrios, Ximena; Puska, Pekka

 ·  Chronic respiratory diseases in developing countries: the burden and strategies for prevention and management
Aït-Khaled, Nadia; Enarson, Donald; Bousquet, Jean

 Round Table
 ·  Can we prevent cardiovascular diseases in low- and middle-income countries?
Lenfant, Claude

 ·  Discussion
Mbewu, Anthony; Alwan, Ala'Din; Reddy, K. Srinath; Puska, Pekka; Beaglehole, Robert

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Economic and social determinants of disease
Marmot, Michael

 ·  Sick individuals and sick populations
Rose, Geoffrey

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  The medical profession and human rights: handbook for a changing agenda
Bamforth, Iain

 ·  Long-lasting treated mosquito nets: a breakthrough in malaria prevention
Guillet, P.; Alnwick, D.; Cham, M.K.; Neira, M.; Zaim, M.; Heymann, D.; Mukelabai, K.

 ·  Hong Kong tobacco deaths presage vast China epidemic
Kingman, Sharon

 ·  AIDS decimates African teachers
Clark, Andrea

 WHO News
 ·  Sex and drugs fuel simmering AIDS crisis in Asia and Pacific
Davey, Sheila

 ·  On-the-spot report: Winter, an added health hazard in Afghan camps
Bower, Hilary

 News Features
 ·  Quest for malaria vaccine revs up, but much work remains
Walgate, Robert