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


Bull World Health Organ vol.83 no.3 Genebra Mar. 2005

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Measuring progress towards reducing health inequalities
Shibuya, Kenji; Boerma, J. Ties

 ·  Public health, emergencies and the humanitarian impulse
Sondorp, Egbert; Bornemisza, Olga

 ·  Estimating population size in emergencies
Noji, Eric K.

 ·  Africa is worst hit by dual epidemic
Nullis-Kapp, Clare

 ·  Rotavirus vaccine introduction in Mexico sets precedent
Braine, Theresa

 WHO News
 ·  WHO reinvigorates role to fight 'big three' diseases

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death data
Mathers, Colin D.; Ma Fat, Doris; Inoue, Mie; Rao, Chalapati; Lopez, Alan D.

 ·  Monitoring low birth weight: an evaluation of international estimates and an updated estimation procedure
Blanc, Ann K.; Wardlaw, Tessa

 ·  Concurrent evaluation of visual, cytological and HPV testing as screening methods for the early detection of cervical neoplasia in Mumbai, India
Shastri, Surendra S.; Dinshaw, Ketayun; Amin, Geetanjali; Goswami, Smriti; Patil, Sharmila; Chinoy, Roshini; Kane, S.; Kelkar, Rohini; Muwonge, Richard; Mahé, Cédric; Ajit, Dulhan; Sankaranarayanan, R.

 ·  Distributing insecticide-treated bednets during measles vaccination: a low-cost means of achieving high and equitable coverage
Grabowsky, Mark; Nobiya, Theresa; Ahun, Mercy; Donna, Rose; Lengor, Miata; Zimmerman, Drake; Ladd, Holly; Hoekstra, Edward; Bello, Aliu; Baffoe-Wilmot, Aba; Amofah, George

 ·  World mortality 1950-2000: divergence replaces convergence from the late 1980s
Moser, Kath; Shkolnikov, Vladimir; Leon, David A.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Poverty, child undernutrition and morbidity: new evidence from India
Nandy, Shailen; Irving, Michelle; Gordon, David; Subramanian, S.V.; Smith, George Davey

 ·  Barriers to sustainable tuberculosis control in the Russian Federation health system
Atun, R.A.; Samyshkin, Y.A.; Drobniewski, F.; Skuratova, N.M.; Gusarova, G.; Kuznetsov, S.I.; Fedorin, I.M.; Coker, R.J.

 ·  Should nevirapine be used to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV among women of unknown serostatus?
Sint, Tin Tin; Dabis, François; Kamenga, Claude; Shaffer, Nathan; Zoysa, Isabelle F. de

 ·  Routine provision of nevirapine to women of unknown serostatus: at best a temporary solution to prevent MTCT
Newell, Marie-Louise

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Leprosy: too complex a disease for a simple elimination paradigm
Lockwood, Diana N.J.; Suneetha, Sujai

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Health financing for poor people: resource mobilization and risk sharing
Waters, Hugh

 ·  The life and death of smallpox
Marr, John

 ·  Do measles vaccines have non-specific effects on mortality?
Aaby, Peter; Jensen, Henrik

 ·  Condom use within marriage: a neglected HIV intervention
Raymond, Elizabeth; Trussell, James

 ·  Tailoring antenatal visits: quality over quantity
Berer, Marge