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


Bull World Health Organ vol.81 no.9 Genebra Set. 2003

In this month’s Bulletin

 ·  The Bone and Joint Decade 2000 -2010
Lidgren, Lars

 ·  The rise of osteoarthritis
Ehrlich, George E.

 ·  The changing dimensions of rheumatoid arthritis and its treatment
Harris, Jr., Edward D.

 ·  Community wells to mitigate the arsenic crisis in Bangladesh
van Geen, Alexander; Ahmed, K.M.; Seddique, A. A.; Shamsudduha, M.

 ·  Prevalence of reproductive tract infections, genital prolapse, and obesity in a rural community in Lebanon
Deeb, Mary E.; Awwad, Johnny; Yeretzian, Joumana S.; Kaspar, Hanna G.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Burden of major musculoskeletal conditions
Woolf, Anthony D.; Pfleger, Bruce

 ·  New approaches to pharmacological treatment of osteoporosis
Åkesson, Kristina

 ·  Rehabilitation of landmine victims : the ultimate challenge
Walsh, Nicolas E.; Walsh, Wendy S.

 ·  Low back pain
Ehrlich, George E.

 ·  Improved education in musculoskeletal conditions is necessary for all doctors
Åkesson, Kristina; Dreinhöfer, Karsten E.; Woolf, A.D.

 ·  Road traffic injuries : a neglected pandemic
Mohan, Dinesh

 ·  Recent developments and future research in the Bone and Joint Decade 2000 -2010
Heinegård, Dick; Lidgren, Lars; Saxne, Tore

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Inflammation as an important feature of osteoarthritis
Brooks, Peter

 ·  Osteoarthritis beginning with inflammation: definitions and correlations
Ehrlich, George E.

 ·  Aid agencies prepare to tackle desperate situation in Liberia
Wise, Jacqui

 ·  Tobacco control begins to take hold in the Philippines
Mercado, Susan; Dingwall, Alastair

 ·  European cancer programme reduced mortality, but mostly for men
Crabb, Charlene

 ·  "Transformation" prescribed for mental health care in the USA
Avery, Desmond

 WHO News
 ·  Polio eradication: 7 countries and US$ 210 million to go
Fleck, Fiona

 ·  India remobilizes against polio
De Sarkar, Bishakha

 ·  Nadia Younes 1946-2003