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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.83 n.10 Genebra Oct. 2005

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Health statistics: time to get serious
Shibuya, Kenji; Scheele, Suzanne; Boerma, Ties

 ·  Knowledge translation in global health
Pablos-Mendez, Ariel; Chunharas, Somsak; Lansang, Mary Ann; Shademani, Ramesh; Tugwell, Peter

 ·  Global Fund withdraws grants to Myanmar
Parry, Jane

 ·  Emerging diseases fuel health screening
Khanal, Prakash

 WHO News
 ·  'Learning to Fly' in a world of information overload

 ·  Un summit boosts health goals
Bhatia, Juhie

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Analysis of how the health systems context shapes responses to the control of human immunodeficiency virus: case-studies from the Russian Federation
Atun, Rifat A.; McKee, Martin; Drobniewski, Francis; Coker, Richard

 ·  Estimating the burden of shigellosis in Thailand: 36-month population-based surveillance study
Chompook, Pornthip; Samosornsuk, Seksun; von Seidlein, Lorenz; Jitsanguansuk, Supot; Sirima, Nunta; Sudjai, Sanit; Mangjit, Prasitchai; Kim, Deok Ryun; Wheeler, Jeremy G.; Todd, Jim; Lee, Hyejon; Ali, Mohammad; Clemens, John; Tapchaisri, Pramuan; Chaicumpa, Wanpen

 ·  Does scale matter? The costs of HIV-prevention interventions for commercial sex workers in India
Guinness, Lorna; Kumaranayake, Lilani; Rajaraman, Bhuvaneswari; Sankaranarayanan, Girija; Vannela, Gangadhar; Raghupathi, P.; George, Alex

 ·  Using lot quality-assurance sampling and area sampling to identify priority areas for trachoma control: Viet Nam
Myatt, Mark; Mai, Nguyen Phuong; Quynh, Nguyen Quang; Nga, Nguyen Huy; Tai, Ha Huy; Long, Nguyen Hung; Minh, Tran Hung; Limburg, Hans

 ·  The geographical distribution of underweight children in Africa
Nubé, Maarten; Sonneveld, Benjamin G.J.S.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Dual job holding by public sector health professionals in highly resource-constrained settings: problem or solution?
Jan, Stephen; Bian, Ying; Jumpa, Manuel; Meng, Qingyue; Nyazema, Norman; Prakongsai, Phusit; Mills, Anne

 ·  Investing in children's health: what are the economic benefits?
Belli, Paolo C.; Bustreo, Flavia; Preker, Alexander

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Mycobacterium ulcerans disease
van der Werf, Tjip S.; Stienstra, Ymkje; Johnson, R. Christian; Phillips, Richard; Adjei, Ohene; Fleischer, Bernhard; Wansbrough-Jones, Mark H.; Johnson, Paul D.R.; Portaels, Françoise; van der Graaf, Winette T.A.; Asiedu, Kingsley

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Association or causation: evaluating links between "environment and disease"
Lucas, Robyn M.; McMichael, Anthony J.

 ·  The environment and disease: association or causation?
Hill, Austin Bradford

 ·  Bring tobacco and alcohol control to the fore to achieve the health MDGs
Stanton, Harley

 ·  The first reports on smoking and lung cancer : why are they consistently ignored?
Smith, George Davey; Egger, Matthias