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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.82 n.4 Genebra Apr. 2004

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Road safety is no accident: a call for global action
Hyder, Adnan A.

 ·  Global strengthening of care for the injured
Mock, Charles; Joshipura, Manjul; Goosen, Jacques

 ·  Avian influenza and influenza pandemics
Lazzari, Stefano; Stöhr, Klaus

 ·  Use of medicinal plants and pharmaceuticals by indigenous communities in the Bolivian Andes and Amazon
Vandebroek, Ina; Calewaert, Jan-Bart; De jonckheere, Stijn; Sanca, Sabino; Semo, Lucio; Van Damme, Patrick; Van Puyvelde, Luc; De Kimpe, Norbert

 ·  Current and future worldwide prevalence of dependency, its relationship to total population, and dependency ratios
Harwood, Rowan H.; Sayer, Avan Aihie; Hirschfeld, Miriam

 ·  Rubella serosurveys at three Aravind Eye Hospitals in Tamil Nadu, India
Vijayalakshmi, Perumalsamy; Anuradha, Rajamanickam; Prakash, Karthik; Narendran, Kalpana; Ravindran, Meenakshi; Prajna, Lalitha; Brown, David; Robertson, Susan E.

 ·  Risk factors of infant and child mortality in rural Burkina Faso
Becher, Heiko; Müller, Olaf; Jahn, Albrecht; Gbangou, Adjima; Kynast-Wolf, Gisela; Kouyaté, Bocar

 ·  Do family-planning workers in China support provision of sexual and reproductive health services to unmarried young people?
Tu, Xiaowen; Cui, Nian; Lou, Chaohua; Gao, Ersheng

 ·  Cost effectiveness of a latrine revision programme in Kabul, Afghanistan
Meddings, D.R.; Ronald, L.A.; Marion, S.; Pinera, J.F.; Oppliger, A.

 Policy & Practice
 ·  Reconsidering empirical cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for infants exposed to HIV infection
Gill, Christopher J.; Sabin, Lora L.; Tham, Joseph; Hamer, Davidson H.

 ·  Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for infants exposed to HIV infection
Graham, Stephen M.

 ·  Rates, barriers and outcomes of HIV serostatus disclosure among women in developing countries: implications for prevention of mother-to-child transmission programmes
Medley, Amy; Garcia-Moreno, Claudia; McGill, Scott; Maman, Suzanne

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Evidence-based public health
Banken, Reiner

 ·  Food fight: the inside story of the food industry, America's obesity crisis, and what can be done about it
Yach, Derek

 ·  EU faces world's fastest growing HIV epidemic
Marshall, Sarah Jane

 ·  MMR controversy raises questions about publication ethics
Fleck, Fiona

 ·  Scientific publishers divided over US trade embargo ruling
Kingman, Sharon

 ·  Sexual abuse on the rise in Africa: governments must act
Keeton, Claire

 ·  Drug-resistant TB spreading in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

 ·  Nigeria declares polio vaccine safe

 ·  Clinical trials without ethical review under the spotlight
Fleck, Fiona

 WHO News
 ·  Growing road traffic death toll requires action from all sectors, urges new report

 ·  PAHO works to restore public health services in Haiti

 ·  World is ill-prepared for "inevitable" flu pandemic

 ·  Substance addiction treatable, says new report

 ·  Governments must promote breastfeeding, says WHO and UNICEF