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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.82 n.12 Genebra Dec. 2004

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Patient safety : a global priority
Donaldson, Liam; Philip, Pauline

 ·  The sector-wide approach: a blessing for public health?
Hutton, Guy; Tanner, Marcel

 ·  The role of religion in tobacco control interventions
El Awa, Fatimah

 ·  Global estimate of the incidence of clinical pneumonia among children under five years of age
Rudan, Igor; Tomaskovic, Lana; Boschi-Pinto, Cynthia; Campbell, Harry; WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group

 ·  ICD coding changes and discontinuities in trends in cause-specific mortality in six European countries, 1950-99
Janssen, Fanny; Kunst, Anton E.; Netherlands Epidemiology and Demography Compression of Morbidity Research Group (NEDCOM)

 ·  Respiratory syncytial virus infection: denominator-based studies in Indonesia, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa
Robertson, Susan E.; Roca, Anna; Alonso, Pedro; Simoes, Eric A.F.; Kartasasmita, Cissy B.; Olaleye, David O.; Odaibo, Georgina N; Collinson, Mark; Venter, Marietjie; Zhu, Yuwei; Wright, Peter F.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Religion-based tobacco control interventions: how should WHO proceed?
Jabbour, Samer; Fouad, Fouad Mohammad

 ·  The antimicrobial resistance containment and surveillance approach - a public health tool
Simonsen, Gunnar S.; Tapsall, John W.; Allegranzi, Benedetta; Talbot, Elizabeth A.; Lazzari, Stefano

 ·  Do fixed-dose combination pills or unit-of-use packaging improve adherence? A systematic review
Connor, Jennie; Rafter, Natasha; Rodgers, Anthony

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Socioeconomic status and obesity in adult populations of developing countries: a review
Monteiro, Carlos A.; Moura, Erly C.; Conde, Wolney L.; Popkin, Barry M.

 Round Table
 ·  Health in the developing world: achieving the Millennium Development Goals
Sachs, Jeffrey D.

 ·  Round table discussion

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Guide de gestion des mutuelles de santé en Afrique
Carrin, Guy

 ·  Health impact assessment: concepts, theory, techniques, and applications
Utzinger, Jürg

 ·  Advances in insect chemical ecology
Page, Samuel W.

 ·  Arguing the case for strengthening health systems

 ·  Macroeconomics and Health Commission findings become reality
Kapp, Clare Nullis

 WHO News
 ·  WHO was where in November