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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.81 n.11 Genebra Nov. 2003

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Using knowledge management to make health systems work
Bailey, Christopher

 ·  Health expectancy in the Russian Federation: a new perspective on the health divide in Europe
Andreev, Evgueni M.; McKee, Martin; Shkolnikov, Vladimir M.

 ·  Towards valid and comparable measurement of population health
Mathers, Colin D.

 ·  Influence of pesticide regulation on acute poisoning deaths in Sri Lanka
Roberts, Darren M.; Karunarathna, Ayanthi; Buckley, Nick A.; Manuweera, Gamini; Sheriff, M.H. Rezvi; Eddleston, Michael

 ·  Burden of tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
Guwatudde, David; Zalwango, Sarah; Kamya, Moses R.; Debanne, Sara M.; Diaz, Mireya I.; Okwera, Alphonse; Mugerwa, Roy D.; King, Charles; Whalen, Christopher C.

 ·  Training pharmacy workers in recognition, management, and prevention of STDs: district-randomized controlled trial
Garcia, Patricia; Hughes, James; Carcamo, Cesar; Holmes, King K.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Knowledge for better health : a conceptual framework and foundation for health research systems
Pang, Tikki; Sadana, Ritu; Hanney, Steve; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Hyder, Adnan A.; Simon, Jonathon

 ·  Do childhood vaccines have non-specific effects on mortality?
Cooper, William O.; Boyce, Thomas G.; Wright, Peter F.; Griffin, Marie R.

 ·  Exercise interventions: defusing the world's osteoporosis time bomb
Kai, Ming Chan; Anderson, Mary; Lau, Edith M.C.

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Mortality in relation to economic development
Caldwell, John C.

 ·  The Changing Relation between Mortality and Level of Economic Development
Preston, Samuel H.

 ·  Food safety: the fourth pillar in the strategy to prevent infant diarrhoea
Käferstein, F. K.

 ·  Medical spending and health outcome in Nepal: problems with technology or its distribution?
Pokhrel, Subhash; Sauerborn, Rainer

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Meeting the mental health needs of developing countries: NGO innovations in India
Saxena, Shekhar; Sharan, Pratap

 ·  Exposures to lead require ongoing vigilance
Mangas, Sotirios; Fitzgerald, D. James

 ·  Expert Committee finds little fault in Hong Kong's response to SARS
Marshall, Sarah Jane

 ·  Iraq health minister plans future Iraqi health system
Fleck, Fiona

 ·  Malnutrition leading cause of death in post-war Angola
Brown, Phyllida

 ·  Nations fail to agree on extent of human cloning ban
Aschwanden, Christie

 ·  Developing countries overstate vaccination coverage
Crabb, Charlene

 WHO News
 ·  Death of humanitarian worker major loss for tuberculosis control in Africa

 ·  Workforce crisis a major obstacle in global tuberculosis control

 ·  WHO launches guidelines to speed up delivery of antiretroviral drugs to HIV/AIDS patients

 ·  WHO launches blindness prevention "Tool Kit"

 ·  Global burden of musculoskeletal disease revealed in new WHO report

 ·  WHO manual on child health awarded the 2003 Prescrire Prize