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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.80 n.11 Genebra Nov. 2002

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  The use of capture-recapture methods in public health
Laska, Eugene M.

 ·  Using the two-source capture-recapture method to estimate the incidence of acute flaccid paralysis in Victoria, Australia
Whitfield, Kathryn; Kelly, Heath

 ·  Rapid assessment method for prevalence and intensity of Loa loa infection
Takougang, Innocent; Meremikwu, Martin; Wandji, Samuel; Yenshu, Emmanuel V.; Aripko, Ben; Lamlenn, Samson B.; Eka, Braide L.; Enyong, Peter; Meli, Jean; Kale, Oladele; Remme, Jan H.

 ·  Model-based estimates of risks of disease transmission and economic costs of seven injection devices in sub-Saharan Africa
Ekwueme, Donatus U.; Weniger, Bruce G.; Chen, Robert T.

 ·  Effect of interpregnancy interval on risk of spontaneous preterm birth in Emirati* women, United Arab Emirates
Al-Jasmi, Fatima; Al-Mansoor, Fatima; Alsheiba, Aisha; Carter, Anne O.; Carter, Thomas P.; Hossain, M. Moshaddeque

 ·  Mortality patterns in the Russian Federation: indirect technique using widowhood data
Bobak, Martin; Murphy, Michael; Pikhart, Hynek; Martikainen, Pekka; Rose, Richard; Marmot, Michael

 ·  Evaluation of the micro-CATT, CATT/Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, and LATEX/T. b. gambiense methods for serodiagnosis and surveillance of human African trypanosomiasis in West and Central Africa
Truc, Philippe; Lejon, Veerle; Magnus, Eddy; Jamonneau, Vincent; Nangouma, Auguste; Verloo, Didier; Penchenier, Laurent; Büscher, Philippe

 ·  Risk of death following pregnancy in rural Nepal
Pradhan, Elizabeth Kimbrough; West Jr, Keith P.; Katz, Joanne; Christian, Parul; Khatry, Subarna K.; LeClerq, Steven C.; Dali, Sanu Maiya; Shrestha, Sharada Ram

 Policy and Practice
 ·  How will the reduction of tariffs and taxes on insecticide- treated bednets affect household purchases?
Simon, Jonathon L.; Larson, Bruce A.; Zusman, Alexander; Rosen, Sydney

 ·  Emergency medical care in developing countries: is it worthwhile?
Razzak, Junaid A.; Kellermann, Arthur L.

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Immunosuppression induced by ultraviolet radiation: relevance to public health
Norval, Mary

 ·  Systemic alteration induced in mice by ultraviolet light irradiation and its relationship to ultraviolet carcinogenisis
Fisher, Michael S.; Kripke, Margaret L.

 ·  Twenty-five years of essential medicines
Quick, Jonathan D.; Hogerzeil, Hans V.; Velásquez, Germán; Rägo, Lembit

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  World report on violence and health
Cardia, Nancy

 ·  Drinking water and infectious disease: establishing the links

 ·  Vaccine-associated paralytic polio in India
John, T. Jacob

 ·  Malaria and mosquito genomes sequenced, but funding falls short
Walgate, Robert

 ·  Malaria takes its constant toll: a postcard from Kenya
Njoroge, James

 ·  Argentina's health system devastated but health workers rally
Shaw, Terri

 ·  South Africa takes first steps to provide antiretrovirals
Cullinan, Kerry

 WHO News
 ·  Cardiovascular disease can be halved, World Health Report finds

 ·  Negotiators on tobacco control press ahead
Green, Helen

 ·  Alliance upholds the right to sight

 ·  Health situation deteriorates in the occupied Palestinian territory