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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.80 n.6 Genebra Jun. 2002

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Tuberculosis control: how the world has changed since 1990
Hopewell, Philip C.

 ·  Response to a major disease of poverty: the Global Partnership to Stop TB
Lee, J.W.; Loevinsohn, E.; Kumaresan, J.A.

 ·  Joining forces to develop weapons against TB: together we must
Freire, Maria; Roscigno, Giorgio

 ·  The DOTS strategy in China: results and lessons after 10 years
Xianyi, Chen; Fengzeng, Zhao; Hongjin, Duanmu; Liya, Wan; Lixia, Wang; Xin, Du; Chin, Daniel P.

 ·  Low access to a highly effective therapy: a challenge for international tuberculosis control
Dye, Christopher; Watt, Catherine J.; Bleed, Daniel

 ·  Cost-effectiveness of community health workers in tuberculosis control in Bangladesh
Islam, Md. Akramul; Wakai, Susumu; Ishikawa, Nobukatsu; Chowdhury, A.M.R.; Vaughan, J. Patrick

 ·  DOTS-based tuberculosis treatment and control during civil conflict and an HIV epidemic, Churachandpur District, India
Rodger, Alison J.; Toole, Mike; Lalnuntluangi, Baby; Muana, V.; Deutschmann, Peter

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Rapid DOTS expansion in India
Khatri, G.R.; Frieden, Thomas R.

 ·  Highly active antiretroviral therapy and tuberculosis control in Africa: synergies and potential
Harries, Anthony D.; Hargreaves, Nicola J.; Chimzizi, Rehab; Salaniponi, Felix M.

 ·  TB and HIV: joint problems, joint solutions?
Elzinga, Gijs; Nunn, Paul

 ·  The research agenda for improving health policy, systems performance, and service delivery for tuberculosis control: a WHO perspective
Nunn, Paul; Harries, Anthony; Godfrey-Faussett, Peter; Gupta, Raj; Maher, Dermot; Raviglione, Mario

 ·  Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis: achievements and challenges to current knowledge
Murray, Megan; Nardell, Edward

 ·  What's new in tuberculosis vaccines?
Ginsberg, Ann M.

 Round Table
 ·  Controlling multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and access to expensive drugs: a rational framework
Pablos-Méndez, Ariel; Gowda, Deepthiman K.; Frieden, Thomas R.

 ·  Discussion
Espinal, Marcos A.; Zaleski, Richard; Suárez, Pedro Guillermo; Cullinan, Tim; Tupasi, Thelma; Jim, Yong Kim; Mitnick, Carole D.; Bayona, Jaime; Blank, Ross; Nardell, Edward A.; Mukherjee, Joia S.; Rich, Michael; Farmer, Paul; Becerra, Mercedes C.; Murray, Megan; Rieder, Hans L.; Weezenbeek, Catharina S.B. Lambregts-van

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Annual risk of tuberculous infection: time for an update?
Borgdorff, Martien W.

 ·  Annual risk of tuberculous infection
Cauthen, G.M.; Pio, A.; Dam, H.G. ten

 ·  Diagnostic testing in the control of tuberculosis
Perkins, Mark D.; Kritski, Afranio L.

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Timebomb: the global epidemic of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis
Gondrie, Peter; Berry, Louise; Kumar, Dinesh; Furber, Andrew S.; Hamlet, Neil

 ·  Global Alliance at full steam for new TB drugs
Crabb, Charlene

 ·  A new TB drug by 2010: or sooner?
Crabb, Charlene

 ·  Estonia races to halt multidrug-resistant TB before HIV takes hold
Lindsay, Marion

 ·  Raju has TB and AIDS and lives on the street
Chinai, Rupa

 ·  Reading the rice genome starts a new chapter in food science
Walgate, Robert

 ·  South Africa breaks through to realism on antiretrovirals for AIDS
Cullinan, Kerry

 WHO News
 ·  New report explains how genome research is transforming the world's prospects for health

 ·  To beat resistance to antimalarials switch to combination medicines

 ·  Mental health: the needs dwarf the resources

 ·  Safety of bread and potatoes to be determined soon