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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Bull World Health Organ vol.81 no.3 Genebra Jan. 2003

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Healthy environments for children
Bellamy, Carol

 ·  New water forum will repeat old message
Bartram, Jamie

 ·  Health research systems: a framework for the future
Sadana, Ritu; Pang, Tikki

 ·  Evaluation of a water, sanitation, and hygiene education intervention on diarrhoea in northern Pakistan
Nanan, D.; White, F.; Azam, I.; Afsar, H.; Hozhabri, S.

 ·  Hypothetical performance of syndrome-based management of acute paediatric admissions of children aged more than 60 days in a Kenyan district hospital
English, Mike; Berkley, James; Mwangi, Isiah; Mohammed, Shebbe; Ahmed, Maimuna; Osier, Faith; Muturi, Neema; Ogutu, Bernhards; Marsh, Kevin; Newton, Charles R.J.C.

 ·  Implementation and quantitative evaluation of chronic disease self-management programme in Shanghai, China: randomized controlled trial
Fu, Dongbo; Fu, Hua; McGowan, Patrick; Shen, Yi-e; Zhu, Lizhen; Yang, Huiqin; Mao, Jianguo; Zhu, Shitai; Ding, Yongming; Wei, Zhihua

 ·  Management of acute respiratory infections by community health volunteers: experience of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)
Hadi, Abdullahel

 ·  Efficacy of oxamniquine and praziquantel in the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection: a controlled trial
Ferrari, M.L.A.; Coelho, P.M.Z.; Antunes, C.M.F.; Tavares, C.A.P.; Cunha, A.S. da

 Policy and Practice
 ·  The global burden of diarrhoeal disease, as estimated from studies published between 1992 and 2000
Kosek, Margaret; Bern, Caryn; Guerrant, Richard L.

 ·  Analysis of the effects of malaria chemoprophylaxis in children on haematological responses, morbidity and mortality
Geerligs, Paul D. Prinsen; Brabin, Bernard J.; Eggelte, Teunis A.

 ·  The Singapore Tuberculosis Elimination Programme: the first five years
Chee, Cynthia B.E.; James, Lyn

 ·  The Healthy Cities approach: reflections on a framework for improving global health
Awofeso, Niyi

 ·  Advancing the state of the world's newborns
Darmstadt, Gary L.; Lawn, Joy E.; Costello, Anthony

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  State of mental health in Pakistan : service, education and research
Saxena, Shekhar; Maulik, Pallab K.

 ·  Environmental change, climate and health: issues and research methods
Gosselin, Pierre

 ·  Internally displaced people: a global survey
Avery, Ann Harrison

 ·  Can international public health law help to prevent war?
White, Franklin

 ·  Two new reports conclude that the health costs of war are unaffordable
Avery, Desmond

 ·  Brazil mobilizes for a war to save lives

 ·  Health standards plummet on occupied farms in Zimbabwe
Sithole, Innocent

 WHO News
 ·  Avian influenza virus reappears in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

 ·  Ebola virus confirmed as cause of outbreak

 ·  WHO and motorists' federation plan to improve road safety

 ·  Fund launched to enhance food safety and quality

 ·  WHO launches annual Move for Health Day