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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.82 n.8 Genebra Aug. 2004

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Health professionals and migration
Adams, Orvill; Stilwell, Barbara

 ·  Well-managed migrants' health benefits all
Grondin, Danielle

 ·  Mass treatment with ivermectin: an underutilized public health strategy
Speare, Rick; Durrheim, David

 ·  Selective mass treatment with ivermectin to control intestinal helminthiases and parasitic skin diseases in a severely affected population
Heukelbach, Jörg; Winter, Benedikt; Wilcke, Thomas; Muehlen, Marion; Albrecht, Stephan; Oliveira, Fabíola Araújo Sales de; Kerr-Pontes, Lígia Regina Sansigolo; Liesenfeld, Oliver; Feldmeier, Hermann

 ·  The two faces of enhancing utilization of health-care services: determinants of patient initiation and retention in rural Burkina Faso
Mugisha, Frederick; Bocar, Kouyate; Dong, Hengjin; Chepng'eno, Gloria

 ·  Public-private mix for DOTS implementation: what makes it work?
Lönnroth, Knut; Uplekar, Mukund; Arora, Vijay K.; Juvekar, Sanjay; Lan, Nguyen T.N.; Mwaniki, David; Pathania, Vikram

 Policy and Practice
 ·  The migration of nurses: trends and policies
Buchan, James; Sochalski, Julie

 ·  Migration of health-care workers from developing countries: strategic approaches to its management
Stilwell, Barbara; Diallo, Khassoum; Zurn, Pascal; Vujicic, Marko; Adams, Orvill; Dal Poz, Mario

 ·  Data on the migration of health-care workers: sources, uses, and challenges
Diallo, Khassoum

 ·  Plumbing the brain drain
Saravia, Nancy Gore; Miranda, Juan Francisco

 Round Table
 ·  Strategies to discourage brain drain
Kupfer, Linda; Hofman, Karen; Jarawan, Raya; McDermott, Jeanne; Bridbord, Ken

 ·  Round table discussion

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Migration patterns of physicians and nurses: still the same story?
Bach, Stephen

 ·  Hand-washing could save the lives of millions of children
Fleck, Fiona

 ·  Smoking shortens life by a decade, concludes 50-year study
Kingman, Sharon

 In Brief
 ·  Compensation for Africa's medical brain drain

 ·  WHO drops two generic AIDS drugs

 ·  Nigerian state announces resumption of polio immunization

 ·  Red AIDS ribbon banned from Zimbabwe television

 In Focus
 ·  Should I stay or should I go?
Fleck, Fiona

 WHO News
 ·  WHO tobacco convention set to become law by year's end

 ·  New alternative medicine guide launched amidst increasing reports of adverse reactions

 ·  Cambodia leads the way in the protection of children against worms

 ·  WHO announces "River of Life" winners