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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
versão impressa ISSN 0042-9686


Bull World Health Organ vol.83 no.1 Genebra Jan. 2005

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Lessons from the Field

 ·  The burden of oral disease: challenges to improving oral health in the 21st century

 ·  Developing countries take a creative approach to R&D
Fleck, Fiona

 ·  Health worker shortage could derail development goals
Nullis-Kapp, Clare

 ·  Health systems research is the best medicine
Braine, Theresa

 WHO News
 ·  WHO was where in December

 ·  New WHO Regional Director pledges to do better for Africa

 ·  Randomized controlled trial of standard versus double dose cotrimoxazole for childhood pneumonia in Pakistan
Rasmussen, Zeba A.; Bari, Abdul; Qazi, Shamim; Rehman, Gul; Azam, Iqbal; Khan, SherBaz; Aziz, Farida; Rafi, Sadia; Roghani, Mehr Taj; Iqbal, Imran; Nagi, Abdul Ghaffar; Hussain, Waqar; Bano, Nahida; van Latum, late J.C.; Khan, Mushtaq; Pakistan COMET (Cotrimoxazole Multicentre Efficacy Trial) Study Group

 ·  A field trial of a survey method for estimating the coverage of selective feeding programmes
Myatt, Mark; Feleke, Teshome; Sadler, Kate; Collins, Steve

 ·  Helping northern Ethiopian communities reduce childhood mortality: population-based intervention trial
Ali, Mohammed; Asefaw, Teklehaimanot; Byass, Peter; Beyene, Hagos; Pedersen, F. Karup

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Control of scabies, skin sores and haematuria in children in the Solomon Islands: another role for ivermectin
Lawrence, Gregor; Leafasia, Judson; Sheridan, John; Hills, Susan; Wate, Janet; Wate, Christine; Montgomery, Janet; Pandeya, Nirmala; Purdie, David

 Policy & Practice
 ·  Schistosomiasis control in China: the impact of a 10-year World Bank Loan Project (1992-2001)
Xianyi, Chen; Liying, Wang; Jiming, Cai; Xiaonong, Zhou; Jiang, Zheng; Jiagang, Guo; Xiaohua, Wu; Engels, D.; Minggang, Chen

 ·  Arsenic contamination of groundwater and its health impact on residents in a village in West Bengal, India
Rahman, Mohammad Mahmudur; Sengupta, Mrinal Kumar; Ahamed, Sad; Chowdhury, Uttam Kumar; Lodh, Dilip; Hossain, Amir; Das, Bhaskar; Roy, Niladri; Saha, Kshitish Chandra; Palit, Shyamal Kanti; Chakraborti, Dipankar

 ·  Participation in health impact assessment: objectives, methods and core values
Wright, John; Parry, Jayne; Mathers, Jonathan

 ·  Multisource drug policies in Latin America: survey of 10 countries
Homedes, Núria; Ugalde, Antonio

 Round Table
 ·  Mental and social health during and after acute emergencies: emerging consensus?
van Ommeren, Mark; Saxena, Shekhar; Saraceno, Benedetto

 ·  Round table discussion

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  World Report on Knowledge for Better Health: strengthening health systems
Lucas, Adetokunbo O.

 ·  Public-private partnership for tuberculosis control: the bill please?
Mahendradhata, Yodi; Utarini, Adi