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


Bull World Health Organ vol.80 no.7 Genebra Jul. 2002

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Human resources impact assessment
Van Lerberghe, Wim; Adams, Orvill; Ferrinho, Paulo

 ·  Preventing tuberculosis among health workers in Malawi
Harries, A.D.; Hargreaves, N.J.; Gausi, F.; Kwanjana, J.H.; Salaniponi, F.M.

 ·  Treatment with phenobarbital and monitoring of epileptic patients in rural Mali
Nimaga, K.; Desplats, D.; Doumbo, O.; Farnarier, G.

 ·  Therapeutic efficacy of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine, amodiaquine and the sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-amodiaquine combination against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in young children in Cameroon
Basco, Leonardo K.; Same-Ekobo, Albert; Ngane, Vincent Foumane; Ndounga, Mathieu; Metoh, Theresia; Ringwald, Pascal; Soula, Georges

 ·  Street foods in Accra, Ghana: how safe are they?
Mensah, Patience; Yeboah-Manu, Dorothy; Owusu-Darko, Kwaku; Ablordey, Anthony

 ·  Inadequacies of death certification in Beirut: who is responsible?
Sibai, Abla M.; Nuwayhid, Iman; Beydoun, May; Chaaya, Monique

 ·  An epidemiological study of RSV infection in the Gambia
Weber, Martin W.; Milligan, Paul; Sanneh, Mariama; Awemoyi, Agnes; Dakour, Raduwan; Schneider, Gisela; Palmer, Ayo; Jallow, Mariatou; Oparaogu, Anslem; Whittle, Hilton; Mulholland, E. Kim; Greenwood, Brian M.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Hepatitis B vaccination in prisons
Awofeso, Niyi

 ·  Skill mix in the health care workforce: reviewing the evidence
Buchan, James; Dal Poz, Mario R.

 ·  When staff is underpaid: dealing with the individual coping strategies of health personnel
Van Lerberghe, Wim; Conceição, Claudia; Van Damme, Wim; Ferrinho, Paulo

 ·  Mass measles immunization campaign: experience in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
Chuang, Shuk Kwan; Lau, Yu Lung; Lim, Wei Ling; Chow, Chun Bong; Tsang, Thomas; Tse, Lai Yin

 Public Health Classics
 ·  A new paradigm for medical schools a century after Flexner's report
Boelen, Charles

 ·  Medical education in the United States and Canada
Flexner, Abraham

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Madness: a brief history
Bickenbach, Jerome E.

 ·  Asbestos blues: labour, capital, physicians and the state in South Africa
Stephens, Carolyn

 ·  Exclusive breastfeeding is best in all cases
Tompson, Marian; LeVan Fram, Judy; Eastman, Andrea; McClain, Valerie W.; Morrison, Pamela

 ·  Once nearly eliminated, dengue now plagues all of Latin America
Shaw, Terri

 ·  Dengue epidemic strikes Rio de Janeiro: as expected
Jurberg, Claudia

 ·  Women see little hope of anti-retroviral treatment yet
Wanyama, Catherine

 ·  Kenya says yes to generic ARVs but fails to win Global Fund cash
Njoroge, James

 ·  Much longer life and much more cancer predicted
Crabb, Charlene

 ·  Global Fund could spend US$ 616 million over two years
Walgate, Robert

 WHO News
 ·  Air travellers' thrombosis study obtains funding

 ·  Traditional medicine strategy launched

 ·  FIFA wins WHO award for making World Cup tobacco free

 ·  Staff changes at WHO headquarters