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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.82 n.9 Genebra Sep. 2004

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  The economics of vaccination in low- and middle-income countries
Fox-Rushby, J.A.; Kaddar, Miloud; Levine, R.; Brenzel, L.

 ·  Substance use problems in developing countries
Uchtenhagen, Ambros

 ·  The challenges of securing health in humanitarian crises
Musani, Altaf; Sabatinelli, Guido; Koller, Theadora; Nabarro, David

 ·  Incremental cost-effectiveness of supplementary immunization activities to prevent neonatal tetanus in Pakistan
Griffiths, Ulla K.; Wolfson, Lara J.; Quddus, Arshad; Younus, Mohammed; Hafiz, Rehan A.

 ·  Determinants of personal demand for an AIDS vaccine in Uganda: contingent valuation survey
Bishai, David; Pariyo, George; Ainsworth, Martha; Hill, Kenneth

 ·  Improving immunization equity through a public-private partnership in Cambodia
Brad Schwartz, J.; Bhushan, Indu

 ·  Coverage and costs of childhood immunizations in Cameroon
Waters, Hugh R.; Dougherty, Leanne; Tegang, Simon-Pierre; Nhan, Tran; Wiysonge, Charles Shey; Kanya, Long; Wolfe, Nathan D.; Burke, Donald S.

 ·  Variation in the costs of delivering routine immunization services in Peru
Walker, D.; Mosqueira, N. R.; Penny, M.E.; Lanata, C.F.; Clark, A.D.; Sanderson, C.F.B.; Fox-Rushby, J.A.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Eradication versus control: the economics of global infectious disease policies
Barrett, Scott

 ·  The costs, effects and cost-effectiveness of strategies to increase coverage of routine immunizations in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review of the grey literature
Batt, Katherine; Fox-Rushby, J.A.; Castillo-Riquelme, Marianela

 ·  Financial challenges of immunization: a look at GAVI
Kaddar, Miloud; Lydon, Patrick; Levine, Ruth

 Round Table
 ·  Does earmarked donor funding make it more or less likely that developing countries will allocate their resources towards programmes that yield the greatest health benefits?
Waddington, Catriona

 ·  Discussion

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Immunization essentials: a practical field guide
Ahun, Mercy

 ·  The vaccine book
Mahoney, Richard T.

 ·  Immunization financing in developing countries and the international vaccine market: trends and issues
Berman, Peter

 ·  Insecurity and lack of funds hamper progress on Afghan health service
Ahmad, Khabir

 ·  Activists drive access to treatment campaign at conference
Zipperer, Melanie

 ·  WHO to unveil global clinical trials register
Dyer, Owen

 ·  Organ trafficking and transplantation pose new challenges
Nullis-Kapp, Clare

 WHO News
 ·  TB prevalence down 30% in China after DOTS

 ·  Two countries re-infected with polio, as Nigerian state resumes vaccinations

 ·  WHO Regional Director dismisses "bleak picture" of his work in Africa

 ·  WHO to develop new child growth standards

 ·  WHO removes 3 more AIDS drugs from approved list