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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.84 n.7 Genebra Jul. 2006

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Towards universal access: WHO's role in HIV prevention, treatment and care
De Cock, Kevin; Grubb, Ian

 ·  Preventing death and disability through the timely provision of prehospital trauma care
Sasser, Scott M; Varghese, Mathew; Joshipura, Manjul; Kellermann, Arthur

 ·  Indoor air pollution: 4000 deaths a day must no longer be ignored
Rehfuess, Eva; Corvalan, Carlos; Neira, Maria

 ·  Demand for male circumcision rises in a bid to prevent HIV
Wise, Jacqui

 ·  Circumcision: current practice and acceptability

 ·  How could male circumcision protect against HIV?

 ·  WHO coordinates health provision for quake survivors
Parry, Jane

 ·  Clinical trials initiative: patients or patents?
Humphreys, Gary

 WHO News
 ·  Continuity and progress at WHO

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Dr LEE Jong-wook (1945-2006): a personal tribute

 ·  Setting the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the maternal and child health Millennium Development Goals
Wirth, Meg E; Balk, Deborah; Delamonica, Enrique; Storeygard, Adam; Sacks, Emma; Minujin, Alberto

 ·  Costs of measures to control tuberculosis/HIV in public primary care facilities in Cape Town, South Africa
Hausler, Harry Peter; Sinanovic, Edina; Kumaranayake, Lilani; Naidoo, Pren; Schoeman, Hennie; Karpakis, Barbara; Godfrey-Faussett, Peter

 ·  HIV testing in national population-based surveys: experience from the Demographic and Health Surveys
Mishra, Vinod; Vaessen, Martin; Boerma, J Ties; Arnold, Fred; Way, Ann; Barrere, Bernard; Cross, Anne; Hong, Rathavuth; Sangha, Jasbir

 ·  The impact of breastfeeding on the health of HIV-positive mothers and their children in sub-Saharan Africa
Taha, Taha E; Kumwenda, Newton I; Hoover, Donald R; Kafulafula, George; Fiscus, Susan A; Nkhoma, Chiwawa; Chen, Shu; Broadhead, Robin L

 ·  Mortality of tuberculosis patients in Chennai, India
Kolappan, C; Subramani, R; Karunakaran, K; Narayanan, PR

 ·  Trend and disease burden of bacillary dysentery in China (1991-2000)
Wang, Xuan-yi; Tao, Fangbiao; Xiao, Donglou; Lee, Hyejon; Deen, Jacqueline; Gong, Jian; Zhao, Yuliang; Zhou, Weizhong; Li, Weiming; Shen, Bing; Song, Yang; Ma, Jianming; Li, Zheng-mao; Wang, Zijun; Su, Pu-yu; Chang, Nayoon; Xu, Jun-hong; Ouyang, Pei-ying; von Seidlein, Lorenz; Xu, Zhi-yi; Clemens, John D

 ·  Validation of clinical case definition of acute intussusception in infants in Viet Nam and Australia
Bines, Julie E; Liem, Nguyen Thanh; Justice, Frances; Son, Tran Ngoc; Carlin, John B; Campo, Margaret de; Jamsen, Kris; Mulholland, Kim; Barnett, Peter; Barnes, Graeme L

 Policy and Practice
 ·  The Global Fund Secretariat's suspension of funding to Uganda: how could this have been avoided?
Kapiriri, Lydia; Martin, Douglas K

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Diagnostic tests in HIV management: a review of clinical and laboratory strategies to monitor HIV-infected individuals in developing countries
Kimmel, April D; Losina, Elena; Freedberg, Kenneth A; Goldie, Sue J