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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Bull World Health Organ vol.83 n.11 Genebra Nov. 2005

In this month's Bulletin


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 Editorials
  
 ·  Calling a spade a spade: meaningful definitions of health conditions
Üstün, Bedirhan T.; Jakob, Robert

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 ·  Breaking the vicious circle of determinants and consequences of harmful alcohol use
Poznyak, Vladimir; Saraceno, Benedetto; Obot, Isidore S.

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 News
  
 ·  Getting health care to vulnerable communities
Chinai, Rupa

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 ·  Fighting genital mutilation in Sierra Leone
Bitong, Liliane

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 ·  Can a new UN emergency fund help southern Africa?
Kapp, Clare Nullis

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 WHO News
  
 ·  Poor countries need help to fight bird flu


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 ·  WHO assists with relief efforts in south Asia


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 ·  Recent news from WHO


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 Research
  
 ·  Alcohol consumption and increased mortality in Russian men and women: a cohort study based on the mortality of relatives
Nicholson, Amanda; Bobak, Martin; Murphy, Michael; Rose, Richard; Marmot, Michael

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 ·  WHO study on Prevention of REcurrences of Myocardial Infarction and StrokE (WHO-PREMISE)
Mendis, Shanthi; Abegunde, Dele; Yusuf, Salim; Ebrahim, Shah; Shaper, Gerry; Ghannem, Hassen; Shengelia, Bakuti

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 ·  Role of socioeconomic markers and state prohibition policy in predicting alcohol consumption among men and women in India: a multilevel statistical analysis


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 ·  Socioeconomic inequality in infant mortality in Iran and across its provinces
Hosseinpoor, Ahmad Reza; Mohammad, Kazem; Majdzadeh, Reza; Naghavi, Mohsen; Abolhassani, Farid; Sousa, Angelica; Speybroeck, Niko; Jamshidi, Hamid Reza; Vega, Jeanette

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 Lessons from the Field
  
 ·  Differences in willingness to pay for artemisinin-based combinations or monotherapy: experiences from the United Republic of Tanzania
Wiseman, Virginia; Onwujekwe, Obinna; Matovu, Fred; Mutabingwa, Theonest K.; Whitty, Christopher J.M.

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 Policy and Practice
  
 ·  A new definition of drowning: towards documentation and prevention of a global public health problem


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 Public Health Reviews
  
 ·  Treatment of tuberculosis: present status and future prospects
Onyebujoh, Philip; Zumla, Alimuddin; Ribeiro, Isabella; Rustomjee, Roxana; Mwaba, Peter; Gomes, Melba; Grange, John M.

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 Public Health Classics
  
 ·  The Public Health Act of 1848
Fee, Elizabeth; Brown, Theodore M.

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 ·  An Act for promoting the Public Health


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 Perspectives
  
 ·  Successful sanitation promotion must recognize the use of latrine wastes in agriculture: the example of Viet Nam
Jensen, Peter Kjær; Phuc, Pham Duc; Dalsgaard, Anders; Konradsen, Flemming

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 Books & Electronic Media
  
 ·  AIDS in Asia: the challenge ahead
Varghese, Beena; George, Susan V.

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 ·  Public health, ethics, and equity
Dwyer, James

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 ·  The Millennium Development Goals for Health: rising to the challenges
Killen, Brenda

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 Letters
  
 ·  Exclusive breastfeeding recommendation unchanged
Ross, Jay; Piwoz, Ellen

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 ·  Infant feeding in the context of HIV-positive mothers
Kent, George

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 ·  Exclusive breastfeeding and postnatal transmission of HIV
Dadhich, J. P.

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 ·  Exclusive and predominant breastfeeding: a letter of reply
Kirkwood, Betty; Bahl, Rajiv; Martines, Jose

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