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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.82 n.7 Genebra Jul. 2004

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Financing and organization of China's health care
Teh-wei, Hu

 ·  Global warming kills trees, and people
Corvalan, Carlos F.; Patz, Jonathan A.

 ·  Tackling health inequalities: new approaches in public policy
Vega, Jeanette; Irwin, Alec

 ·  Reproductive tract infections in rural women from the highlands, jungle, and coastal regions of Peru
García, Patricia J.; Chavez, Susana; Feringa, Barbara; Chiappe, Marina; Weili, Li; Jansen, Kathrin U.; Cárcamo, César; Holmes, King K.

 ·  Psychometric properties of the WHO Quality of Life questionnaire (WHOQOL-100) in patients with chronic diseases and their caregivers in China
Li, Lingjiang; Young, Derson; Xiao, Shuiyuan; Zhou, Xiao; Zhou, Liang

 ·  Secondary prevention of stroke : results from the Southern Africa Stroke Prevention Initiative (SASPI) study
SASPI project team

 ·  Improving antimicrobial use among health workers in first-level facilities: results from the Multi-Country Evaluation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy
Gouws, Eleanor; Bryce, Jennifer; Habicht, Jean-Pierre; Amaral, João; Pariyo, George; Schellenberg, Joanna Armstrong; Fontaine, Olivier

 ·  Wheezing conditions in early childhood: prevalence and risk factors in the city of São Paulo, Brazil
Benício, Maria Helena D'A.; Ferreira, Marcelo U.; Cardoso, Maria Regina A.; Konno, Sílvia C.; Monteiro, Carlos A.

 ·  Cost-effectiveness of zinc as adjunct therapy for acute childhood diarrhoea in developing countries
Robberstad, Bjarne; Strand, Tor; Black, Robert E.; Sommerfelt, Halvor

 Policy and Practice
 ·  China's public health-care system: facing the challenges
Liu, Yuanli

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Health in south-eastern Europe: a troubled past, an uncertain future
Rechel, Bernd; Schwalbe, Nina; McKee, Martin

 ·  Changing virulence of the SARS virus: the epidemiological evidence
Wang, Ming-Dong; Jolly, Ann Margaret

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Reproductive health and human rights: integrating medicine, ethics and law
Langer, Ana

 ·  ICF illustration library
Sutch, Steve

 ·  Ethical and regulatory aspects of clinical research: readings and commentary
Castro, Leonardo D. de

 ·  Breaking the ice: HIV serostatus disclosure
Asudani, Deepak; Corser, John; Patel, Ruchita S.

 ·  Humanitarian catastrophe looms in Darfur
Marshall, Sarah Jane

 ·  HIV/AIDS, hunger and malaria are the world's most urgent problems, say economists
Mandelbaum-Schmid, Judith

 ·  Mental health a major priority in reconstruction of Iraq's health system
Fleck, Fiona

 In Brief
 ·  BCG vaccine effective for 50 years

 In Focus
 ·  Developing countries face double burden of disease
Marshall, Sarah Jane

 WHO News
 ·  G-8 endorses new global HIV vaccine enterprise

 ·  Polio case in Darfur sparks fears of epidemic in west and central Africa

 ·  Developing countries face safe blood shortage

 ·  Unhealthy environments a major threat to young children