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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.83 n.2 Genebra Feb. 2005

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Asian tsunami: death-toll addiction and its downside
Thieren, Michel

 ·  The challenge of private insurance for public good
Evans, David B.; Carrin, Guy; Evans, Timothy G.

 ·  Efforts under way to stem 'brain drain' of doctors and nurses
Nullis-Kapp, Clare

 ·  How can health research help to save 500 000 mothers?
Braine, Theresa

 WHO News
 ·  Tsunami body count is not a ghoulish numbers game
Fleck, Fiona

 ·  WHO in the tsunami crisis

 ·  Emergency doctor says WHO has key role in health crises

 ·  Socioeconomic differences in the burden of disease in Sweden
Ljung, Rickard; Peterson, Stefan; Hallqvist, Johan; Heimerson, Inger; Diderichsen, Finn

 ·  The global burden of disease attributable to low consumption of fruit and vegetables: implications for the global strategy on diet
Lock, Karen; Pomerleau, Joceline; Causer, Louise; Altmann, Dan R.; McKee, Martin

 ·  Socioeconomic status overrides age and gender in determining health-seeking behaviour in rural Bangladesh
Ahmed, Syed Masud; Tomson, Göran; Petzold, Max; Kabir, Zarina Nahar

 ·  The global distribution of risk factors by poverty level
Blakely, Tony; Hales, Simon; Kieft, Charlotte; Wilson, Nick; Woodward, Alistair

 Policy & Practice
 ·  Private health insurance: implications for developing countries
Sekhri, Neelam; Savedoff, William

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Prevention and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in resource-limited settings
Hogan, Daniel R.; Salomon, Joshua A.

 Public Health Classics
 ·  When truth is unwelcome: the first reports on smoking and lung cancer
Thun, Michael J.

 ·  Tobacco smoking as a possible etiologic factor in bronchiogenic carcinoma
Wynder, Ernest L.; Graham, Evarts A.

 ·  Improving the world's health through national public health institutes
Koplan, Jeffrey P.; Puska, Pekka; Jousilahti, Pekka; Cahill, Kathy; Huttunen, Jussi; National Public Health Institute partners

 ·  Missing deaths from pesticide self-poisoning at the IFCS Forum IV
Konradsen, Flemming; van der Hoek, Wim; Gunnell, David; Eddleston, Michael

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Return migration: policies and practices in Europe
Dumont, Jean-Christophe

 ·  Polio eradication: end-stage challenges
Tulchinsky, Theodore H.