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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.81 n.7 Genebra Jan. 2003

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Science and the health of the poor
Lee, Jong-Wook

 ·  Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases: a case for increased surveillance
Hasnain, Seyed E.

 ·  Global public goods and health
Smith, Richard D.

 ·  Importation and circulation of poliovirus in Bulgaria in 2001
Kojouharova, Mira; L.F. Zuber, Patrick; Gyurova, Snejana; Fiore, Lucia; Buttinelli, Gabriele; Kunchev, Angel; Vladimirova, Nadejda; Korsun, Neli; Filipova, Radosveta; Boneva, Roumiana; Gavrilin, Eugene; Deshpande, Jagadish M.; Oblapenko, George; Wassilak, Steven G.

 ·  Prediction of community prevalence of human onchocerciasis in the Amazonian onchocerciasis focus: Bayesian approach
Carabin, Hélène; Escalona, Marisela; Marshall, Clare; Vivas-Martínez, Sarai; Botto, Carlos; Joseph, Lawrence; Basáñez, María-Gloria

 ·  Best infection control practices for intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular needle injections
Hutin, Yvan; Hauri, Anja; Chiarello, Linda; Catlin, Mary; Stilwell, Barbara; Ghebrehiwet, Tesfamicael; Garner, Julia; Members of the Injection Safety Best Practices Development Group

 ·  Understanding women's attitudes towards wife beating in Zimbabwe
Hindin, Michelle J.

 ·  Cost of work-related injuries in insured workplaces in Lebanon
Fayad, Rim; Nuwayhid, Iman; Tamim, Hala; Kassak, Kassem; Khogali, Mustafa

 ·  Assessment of the iodine concentration in table salt at the production stage in South Africa
Jooste, Pieter L.

 ·  Management of severely ill children at first-level health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa when referral is difficult
Simoes, Eric A.F.; Peterson, Stefan; Gamatie, Youssouf; Kisanga, Felix S.; Mukasa, Gelasius; Nsungwa-Sabiiti, Jesca; Were, M. Wilson; Weber, Martin W.

 ·  Fees-for-services, cost recovery, and equity in a district of Burkina Faso operating the Bamako Initiative
Ridde, Valéry

 Policy & Practice
 ·  Poverty, equity, human rights and health
Braveman, Paula; Gruskin, Sofia

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Perspectives on health and exercise
Armstrong, Tim

 ·  Restructuring health services: changing contexts and comparative perspectives
Twisselmann, Birte

 ·  Mixed reaction to US pledge of US$ 15 billion to fight AIDS
Wise, Jacqui

 ·  Nepalis question the law against selling human organs
Khanal, Prakash

 ·  Coming soon: a European Centre for Disease Control - of some kind
Avery, Desmond

 ·  Canadians find marker for prion diseases
Crabb, Charlene

 ·  EU launches measures to stop diversion of cut-price drugs
Fleck, Fiona

 WHO News
 ·  World Health Assembly elects Jong-Wook Lee Director-General of WHO

 ·  Countries press ahead to ratify global tobacco control treaty

 ·  WHO announces public-private initiative on disease surveillance