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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.82 n.11 Genebra Nov. 2004

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Correcting gender inequalities is central to controlling HIV/AIDS
Shisana, Olive; Davids, Alicia

 ·  A fair deal for the future: flexibilities under TRIPS
So, Anthony D.

 ·  A dialogue on chemicals and children
Bertollini, Roberto; Danzon, Marc

 ·  Has the implementation of the TRIPS Agreement in Latin America and the Caribbean produced intellectual property legislation that favours public health?
Oliveira, Maria Auxiliadora; Bermudez, Jorge Antonio Zepeda; Chaves, Gabriela Costa; Velásquez, Germán

 ·  Back to basics: does decentralization improve health system performance? Evidence from Ceará in north-east Brazil
Atkinson, Sarah; Haran, Dave

 ·  Vaccinovigilance in Europe: need for timeliness, standardization and resources
Lankinen, Kari S.; Pastila, Satu; Kilpi, Terhi; Nohynek, Hanna; Mäkelä, P. Helena; Olin, Patrick

 ·  Tuberculosis situation among tribal population of Car Nicobar, India, 15 years after intensive tuberculosis control project and implementation of a national tuberculosis programme
Murhekar, M.V.; Kolappan, C.; Gopi, P.G.; Chakraborty, A.K.; Sehgal, S.C.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Global data on visual impairment in the year 2002
Resnikoff, Serge; Pascolini, Donatella; Etya'ale, Daniel; Kocur, Ivo; Pararajasegaram, Ramachandra; Pokharel, Gopal P.; Mariotti, Silvio P.

 ·  The laboratory confirmation of suspected measles cases in settings of low measles transmission: conclusions from the experience in the Americas
Dietz, Vance; Rota, Jennifer; Izurieta, Héctor; Carrasco, Peter; Bellini, William

 ·  The treatment gap in mental health care
Kohn, Robert; Saxena, Shekhar; Levav, Itzhak; Saraceno, Benedetto

 ·  Health information technology in primary health care in developing countries: a literature review
Tomasi, Elaine; Facchini, Luiz Augusto; Maia, Maria de Fatima Santos

 ·  Noncommunicable disease mortality in the Russian Federation: from legislation to policy
Levintova, Marya; Novotny, Thomas

 ·  Community participation in health care
Chowdhury, Morshed

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Accessing health care: responding to diversity
Kassak, Kassem

 ·  Donors pledge more than US$ 120 million to aid hurricane-hit Caribbean islands
Braine, Theresa

 ·  Drive to produce more long-lasting insecticidal mosquito nets for malaria
Wise, Jacqui

 ·  Darfur overshadows "forgotten" crisis in neighbouring Uganda
Nullis-Kapp, Clare

 ·  Glaucoma is second leading cause of blindness globally
Kingman, Sharon

 WHO News
 ·  WHO launches global patient safety campaign

 ·  WHO's where in October

 ·  Experts raise alarm over measles in Europe

 ·  WHO steps up TB-AIDS collaboration

 ·  Largest ever polio vaccination campaign