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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.80 n.3 Genebra Jan. 2002

In this month's Bulletin


  
 Editorial
  
 ·  The microbial threat in fragile times: balancing known and unknown risks
Heymann, David L.

  
 Research
  
 ·  Reproductive tract infections: prevalence and risk factors in rural Bangladesh
Hawkes, Sarah; Morison, Linda; Chakraborty, Jyotsnamoy; Gausia, Kaniz; Ahmed, Farid; Islam, Shamim Sufia; Alam, Nazmul; Brown, David; Mabey, David

  
 ·  Growth performance of affluent Indian children is similar to that in developed countries
Bhandari, Nita; Bahl, Rajiv; Taneja, Sunita; Onis, Mercedes de; Bhan, Maharaj K.

  
 ·  Structure and performance of infectious disease surveillance and response, United Republic of Tanzania, 1998
Nsubuga, Peter; Eseko, Nicholas; Tadesse, Wuhib; Ndayimirije, Nestor; Stella, Chungong; McNabb, Scott

  
 ·  Preferences of urban Zimbabweans for health and life lived at different ages
Shumba, Darlies; Kristian, Hansen; De Weerdt, Willy; De Cock, Paul

  
 ·  Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in India during 1999: decreased risk despite massive use of oral polio vaccine
Kohler, Kathryn A.; Banerjee, Kaushik; Gary Hlady, W.; Andrus, Jon K.; Sutter, Roland W.

  
 Policy and Practice
  
 ·  Interventions to reduce tuberculosis mortality and transmission in low- and middle-income countries
Borgdorff, Martien W.; Floyd, Katherine; Broekmans, Jaap F.

  
 ·  A district-based audit of the causes and circumstances of maternal deaths in South Kalimantan, Indonesia
Supratikto, Gunawan; Wirth, Meg E.; Achadi, Endang; Cohen, Surekha; Ronsmans, Carine

  
 Public Health Reviews
  
 ·  Questionnaires for rapid screening of schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa
Lengeler, Christian; Utzinger, Jürg; Tanner, Marcel

  
 Public Health Classics
  
 ·  Compression of morbidity and active ageing: key priorities for public health policy in the 21st century
Kalache, Alexandre; Aboderin, Isabella; Hoskins, Irene

  
 ·  Aging, natural death, and the compression of morbidity
Fries, James F.

  
 Perspectives
  
 ·  The contribution of social science research to malaria prevention and control
Williams, Holly Ann; Jones, Caroline; Alilio, Martin; Zimicki, Susan; Azevedo, Inez; Nyamongo, Isaac; Sommerfeld, Johannes; Meek, Sylvia; Diop, Samba; Bloland, Peter B.; Greenwood, Brian

  
 Interview
  
 ·  Treat now - while we have the drugs
Heymann, David

  
 Books & Electronic Media
  
 ·  International child health care: a practical manual for hospitals worldwide
Duke, Trevor

  
 ·  Work and unseen chronic illness


  
 ·  Urban health & development: a practical manual for use in developing countries
McGranahan, Gordon

  
 Letters
  
 ·  Disinsection of aircraft
Aitio, Antero

  
 ·  Rubella immunization strategies in the state of São Paulo, Brazil
Rymkiewicz, Erika; Zuzarte, Fausto Colla Cortesão; Campos, Sandra de Oliveira; Pinto, Maria Isabel de Moraes

  
 News
  
 ·  Global Fund for AIDS, TB and malaria opens shop
Walgate, Robert

  
 ·  Nurse and mother faces her own TB and HIV
Cullinan, Kerry

  
 WHO News
  
 ·  How to stay alive and well while travelling - complete guide now available


  
 ·  Influenza viruses for next year's vaccines named


  
 ·  Online access to 1000 journals in 70 developing countries now affordable


  
 ·  Opportunity for WHO and Geneva academics to join forces


  
 ·  Global forum recognizes food safety needs