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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.80 n.4 Genebra Jan. 2002

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  More vaccines?: Using economic analysis to decide
Kou, Ulla K.

 ·  Economic analyses of rubella and rubella vaccines: a global review
Hinman, Alan R.; Irons, Beryl; Lewis, Merle; Kandola, Kami

 ·  Time to focus child survival programmes on the newborn: assessment of levels and causes of infant mortality in rural Pakistan
Fikree, Fariyal F.; Azam, Syed Iqbal; Berendes, Heinz W.

 ·  Universal immunization of infants with low doses of a low-cost, plasma-derived hepatitis B vaccine in South Africa
Schoub, B.D.; Matai, U.; Singh, B.; Blackburn, N.K.; Levin, J.B.

 ·  Prevalence of nutritional wasting in populations: building explanatory models using secondary data
Fernandez, Isabel D.; Himes, John H.; Onis, Mercedes de

 ·  The contribution of breast milk to toddler diets in western Kenya
Onyango, Adelheid W.; Receveur, Olivier; Esrey, Steven A.

 ·  Gender and use of cataract surgical services in developing countries
Lewallen, Susan; Courtright, Paul

 ·  Estimating human rabies mortality in the United Republic of Tanzania from dog bite injuries
Cleaveland, Sarah; Fèvre, Eric M.; Kaare, Magai; Coleman, Paul G.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Can post-eradication laboratory containment of wild polioviruses be achieved?
Dowdle, Walter R.; Gary, Howard E.; Sanders, Raymond; Loon, Anton M. van

 ·  Questioning the indicators of need for obstetric care
Ronsmans, Carine; Campbell, Oona Meave Renee; McDermott, Jeanne; Koblinsky, Marge

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  What can be done about the private health sector in low-income countries?
Mills, Anne; Brugha, Ruairi; Hanson, Kara; McPake, Barbara

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Perspectives on helminthology
Crompton, D.W.T.

 ·  Acute respiratory infection: interactive tutorials, image collection
Hazir, Tabish

 ·  Preventing cardiovascular disease: A despondent view
Walker, Alexander R. P.; Wadee, Ahmed A.

 ·  Proper HIV/AIDS care not possible without basic safety in health set-up
Bhattarai, Madhur Dev

 ·  Blaming malaria rise on climate change is simplistic
Crabb, Charlene

 ·  China sets up Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Walgate, Robert

 ·  Court orders South Africa to treat pregnant HIV-positive women with nevirapine
Cullinan, Kerry

 ·  Could antibiotics cure river blindness?
Walgate, Robert

 ·  UN to help developing countries assess safety of GM crops
Hagmann, Michael

 ·  Global Fund: the gap to fill
Walgate, Robert

 WHO News
 ·  Cigarettes are too cheap, study finds

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 ·  Former US president calls for resolve to defeat dracunculiasis

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 ·  Asian governments are told to remove lead from petrol

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 ·  WHO seeks major support for reconstruction of Afghan health services

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