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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.84 n.4 Genebra Apr. 2006

In this month's bulletin

 ·  Improving the quality of emergency care for children in developing countries
Maclennan, Carolyn; von Xylander, Severin; Weber, Martin W

 ·  How quality improvement in health care can help to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
Schneider, Anselm

 ·  Suicide, suicide attempts and pesticides: a major hidden public health problem
Bertolote, José M; Fleischmann, Alexandra; Butchart, Alexander; Besbelli, Nida

 ·  China's pragmatic approach to AIDS
Parry, Jane

 ·  New fund-raising scheme fuses profit with philanthropy
Dyer, Owen

 ·  Tough measures in Russian prisons slow spread of TB
Shukshin, Andrei

 WHO News
 ·  Tackling social factors to improve health

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Failure of standard antimicrobial therapy in children aged 3-59 months with mild or asymptomatic HIV infection and severe pneumonia
Jeena, Prakash; Thea, Donald M; MacLeod, William B; Chisaka, Noel; Fox, Matthew P; Coovadia, HM; Qazi, Shamim; Amoxicillin Penicillin Pneumonia International Study (APPIS Group)

 ·  Patterns of hospital transfer for self-poisoned patients in rural Sri Lanka: implications for estimating the incidence of self-poisoning in the developing world
Eddleston, Michael; Sudarshan, K; Senthilkumaran, M; Reginald, K; Karalliedde, Lakshman; Senarathna, Lalith; Silva, Dhammika de; Rezvi Sheriff, MH; Buckley, Nick A; Gunnell, David

 ·  Maternal mortality in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Gurina, Natalia A; Vangen, Siri; Forsén, Lisa; Sundby, Johanne

 ·  A comparison of cluster and systematic sampling methods for measuring crude mortality
Rose, Angela MC; Grais, Rebecca F; Coulombier, Denis; Ritter, Helga

 ·  A method for deriving leading causes of death
Becker, Roberto; Silvi, John; Ma Fat, Doris; L'Hours, André; Laurenti, Ruy

 ·  Preventable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in rural Indonesia: prevalence study using WHO STEPS approach
Ng, Nawi; Stenlund, Hans; Bonita, Ruth; Hakimi, Mohammad; Wall, Stig; Weinehall, Lars

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Improved triage and emergency care for children reduces inpatient mortality in a resource-constrained setting
Molyneux, Elizabeth; Ahmad, Shafique; Robertson, Ann

 ·  Supervision, monitoring and evaluation of nationwide scale-up of antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
Libamba, Edwin; Makombe, Simon; Mhango, Eustice; Teck, Olga de Ascurra; Limbambala, Eddie; Schouten, Erik J; Harries, Anthony D

 Round Table
 ·  Translating words into actions: are governments acting on the advice of the World health report?
McCoy, David C

 ·  Collaboration and coordination: progress on implementation of recommendations from the World health report 2005
Mason, Elizabeth

 ·  Challenges in producing the World health report
Prentice, Thomson

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Reducing the stigma of mental illness: a report from a global programme of the World Psychiatric Association
Weiss, Mitchell G

 ·  Obesity prevention and public health
Beaglehole, Robert

 ·  Composite index of anthropometric failure (CIAF) classification: is it more useful?
Bhattacharyya, Amiya Kumar

 ·  Clinical trial registry initiative
Hirsch, Laurence J

 ·  Dual job holding by public-sector health professionals may be beneficial to patients
Muula, Adamson S

 ·  Corrigendum