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


Bull World Health Organ vol.84 no.2 Genebra Fev. 2006

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Control, elimination, eradication and re-emergence of infectious diseases: getting the message right
Heymann, David L

 ·  Informal health workers: to be encouraged or condemned?
Omaswa, Francis

 ·  New report on corruption in health
Dyer, Owen

 ·  Controversial new vaccine to prevent cervical cancer
Parry, Jane

 WHO News
 ·  History's humbling lessons

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Effect of the HIV epidemic on infant feeding in South Africa: "When they see me coming with the tins they laugh at me"
Doherty, Tanya; Chopra, Mickey; Nkonki, Lungiswa; Jackson, Debra; Greiner, Ted

 ·  Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of a rapid immunochromatographic test and the rapid plasma reagin test for antenatal syphilis screening in Mozambique
Montoya, Pablo J; Lukehart, Sheila A; Brentlinger, Paula E; Blanco, Ana J; Floriano, Florencia; Sairosse, Josefa; Gloyd, Stephen

 ·  Measles surveillance in Victoria, Australia
Wang, Yung-Hsuan J; Andrews, Ross M; Lambert, Stephen B

 ·  Tuberculosis case-finding through a village outreach programme in a rural setting in southern Ethiopia: community randomized trial
Shargie, Estifanos Biru; Mørkve, Odd; Lindtjørn, Bernt

 ·  Effects of insecticide-treated bednets during early infancy in an African area of intense malaria transmission: a randomized controlled trial
Müller, Olaf; Traoré, Corneille; Kouyaté, Bocar; Yé, Yazoumé; Frey, Claudia; Coulibaly, Boubacar; Becher, Heiko

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Hybrid data capture for monitoring patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in urban Botswana
Bussmann, Hermann; Wester, C William; Ndwapi, Ndwapi; Vanderwarker, Chris; Gaolathe, Tendani; Tirelo, Geoffrey; Avalos, Ava; Moffat, Howard; Marlink, Richard G

 Policy & Practice
 ·  District health programmes and health-sector reform: case study in the Lao People's Democratic Republic
Perks, Carol; Toole, Michael J; Phouthonsy, Khamla

 ·  Re-emerging schistosomiasis in hilly and mountainous areas of Sichuan, China
Liang, Song; Yang, Changhong; Zhong, Bo; Qiu, Dongchuan

 ·  Monitoring the scale-up of antiretroviral therapy programmes: methods to estimate coverage
Boerma, J Ties; Stanecki, Karen A; Newell, Marie-Louise; Luo, Chewe; Beusenberg, Michel; Garnett, Geoff P; Little, Kirsty; Calleja, Jesus Garcia; Crowley, Siobhan; Kim, Jim Yong; Zaniewski, Elizabeth; Walker, Neff; Stover, John; Ghys, Peter D

 Public Health Classic
 ·  Fighting poverty and disease in an integrated approach
Audibert, Martine

 ·  The cost of sickness and the price of health
Winslow, C.-E.A

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Medical ethics manual
Peeling, Rosanna W; Saxena, Abha

 ·  Getting health reform right: a guide to improving performance and equity
Atun, Rifat A