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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.85 n.5 Genebra May. 2007

In this month’s Bulletin

 ·  The international TB control targets
Blanc, Léopold; Martinez, Lindsay

 ·  The new Stop TB Strategy and the Global Plan to Stop TB, 2006-2015
Raviglione, Mario C

 ·  Fast action urged to halt deadly TB
Wise, Jacqui

 ·  Russian oblast is model in fight against TB
Zolotova, Elena

 ·  New tools for an old disease
Garwood, Paul

 WHO News
 ·  Stronger health systems to beat TB

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Financing tuberculosis control: the role of a global financial monitoring system
Floyd, Katherine; Pantoja, Andrea; Dye, Christopher

 ·  Planning to improve global health: the next decade of tuberculosis control
Maher, Dermot; Dye, Chris; Floyd, Katherine; Pantoja, Andrea; Lonnroth, Knut; Reid, Alasdair; Nathanson, Eva; Pennas, Thad; Fruth, Uli; Cunningham, Jane; Ignatius, Heather; Raviglione, Mario C; Koek, Irene; Espinal, Marcos

 ·  The Global Drug Facility: a unique, holistic and pioneering approach to drug procurement and management
Matiru, Robert; Ryan, Timothy

 ·  Roles of laboratories and laboratory systems in effective tuberculosis programmes
Ridderhof, John C; van Deun, Armand; Kam, Kai Man; Narayanan, PR; Aziz, Mohamed Abdul

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Reaching the global tuberculosis control targets in the Western Pacific Region
van Maaren, Pieter; Tomas, Bernard; Glaziou, Philippe; Kasai, Takeshi; Ahn, Dongil

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Did we reach the 2005 targets for tuberculosis control?
Dye, Christopher; Hosseini, Mehran; Watt, Catherine

 ·  Targets for tuberculosis control: how confident can we be about the data?
van der Werf, Marieke J; Borgdorff, Martien W

 Round Table
 ·  Reaching the targets for tuberculosis control: the impact of HIV
Laserson, KF; Wells, CD

 ·  Lessons from TB/HIV integration in Cambodia

 ·  Barriers to reaching the targets for tuberculosis control: multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Blöndal, Kai

 ·  Case study: South Africa

 ·  Critical evaluation of the Global DOTS Expansion Plan
Enarson, Donald A; Billo, Nils E

 ·  Public-private mix DOTS in India

 ·  Promoting adherence to tuberculosis treatment
Garner, Paul; Smith, Helen; Munro, Salla; Volmink, Jimmy

 ·  Promoting adherence to treatment for tuberculosis: the importance of direct observation
Frieden, Thomas R; Sbarbaro, John A

 ·  Cutting-edge science and the future of tuberculosis control
Brosch, Roland; Vincent, Véronique

 Public Health Classics
 ·  The "vertical-horizontal" debates: time for the pendulum to rest (in peace)?
Uplekar, Mukund; Raviglione, Mario C

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Reichman and Hershfield’s tuberculosis: a comprehensive, international approach
Broekmans, Jaap F

 ·  La recherche bibliographique en médecine et santé publique: guide d’accès
Allen, Tomas

 ·  Routine HIV-testing policies
Jensen, Kipton

 ·  Routine HIV testing: the right not to know versus the rights to care, treatment and prevention
Kamya, Moses R; Wanyenze, Rhoda; Namale, Alice S

 ·  The current public health message on UV exposure overlooks many health benefits
Grant, William B

 ·  Authors' response
Lucas, Robyn M

 ·  Studies on health and electromagnetic fields
Hallberg, Örjan

 ·  Authors’ response
Lucas, Robyn M

 ·  Substandard and/or counterfeit medicines for patients
Arya, Subhash C; Agarwal, Nirmala

 ·  Using knowledge brokering to promote evidence-based policy-making
Martinez, Nidia Raya; Campbell, Danielle

 ·  Association of non-type b Haemophilus influenzae with HIV
Cowgill, Karen; Scott, J Anthony G