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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.80 n.8 Genebra Aug. 2002

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Epidemiological evidence: improving validity through consistency analysis
Mathers, Colin D.; Murray, Christopher J.L.; Lopez, Alan D.

 ·  Preventing impoverishment through protection against catastrophic health expenditure
Kawabata, Kei; Xu, Ke; Carrin, Guy

 ·  Reduction of catastrophic health care expenditures by a community-based health insurance scheme in Gujarat, India: current experiences and challenges
Ranson, Michael Kent

 ·  The use of models in the estimation of disease epidemiology
Kruijshaar, Michelle E.; Barendregt, Jan J.; Hoeymans, Nancy

 ·  Is there an association between female circumcision and perinatal death?
Essén, Birgitta; Bödker, Birgit; Sjöberg, N-O.; Gudmundsson, Saemundur; Östergren, P-O.; Langhoff-Roos, Jens

 ·  Determining median urinary iodine concentration that indicates adequate iodine intake at population level
Delange, François; Benoist, Bruno de; Bürgi, Hans; ICCIDD Working Group

 ·  Evaluation of the National Control of Diarrhoeal Disease Programme in the Philippines, 1980-93
Baltazar, Jane C.; Nadera, Dinah P.; Victora, Cesar G.

 ·  Cross-national comparability of burden of disease estimates: the European Disability Weights Project
Essink-Bot, Marie-Louise; Pereira, Joaquin; Packer, Claire; Schwarzinger, Michael; Burström, Kristina; European Disability Weights Group

 ·  Cost of malaria control in China: Henan's consolidation programme from community and government perspectives
Jackson, Sukhan; Sleigh, Adrian C.; Liu, Xi-Li

 ·  Control of malaria: a successful experience from Viet Nam
Hung, Le Q.; Vries, Peter; Giao, Phan T.; Nam, Nguyen V.; Binh, Tran Q.; Chong, M.T.; Quoc, N.T.T.A.; Thanh, T.N.; Hung, L.N.; Kager, P.A.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Reproductive health and health sector reform in developing countries: establishing a framework for dialogue
Lubben, Marianne; Mayhew, Susannah H.; Collins, Charles; Green, Andrew

 ·  Improving equity in the provision of primary health care: lessons from decentralized planning and management in Namibia
Bell, Ruth; Ithindi, Taathi; Low, Anne

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  War or health: a reader
Perrin, Pierre

 ·  No quick fix for social science in public health
Nayar, K.R.

 ·  Mumbai slum dwellers' sewage project goes nationwide
Chinai, Rupa

 ·  New malaria drug candidate could cure in a single dose
Walgate, Robert

 ·  AIDS could dominate Russian budget by 2020
Walgate, Robert

 ·  HIV/AIDS deepens food crisis in southern Africa
Walgate, Robert; Cullinan, Kerry

 WHO News
 ·  Childhood blindness prevention project launched

 ·  Europe to be certified free of polio

 ·  New treatment for leishmaniasis is 95% effective

 ·  New cancer report reveals neglected opportunities

 ·  WHO to promote genetic services