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


Bull World Health Organ vol.85 no.9 Genebra Set. 2007

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Setting standards for essential children's medicines
Hill, Suzanne R; Gray, Andy; Weber, Martin

 ·  Use and abuse of rapid monitoring to assess coverage during mass vaccination campaigns
Luman, Elizabeth T; Cairns, K Lisa; Perry, Robert; Dietz, Vance; Gittelman, David

 ·  Designing health financing policy towards universal coverage
Carrin, Guy; Evans, David; Xu, Ke

 ·  Chinese research register joins WHO network, raising hopes for improved clinical trials
Adams, Martin

 ·  Marburg fever outbreak leads scientists to suspected disease reservoir
Nakazibwe, Carolyne

 ·  War-scarred Iraqis face health burdens in foreign lands
Gavlak, Dale

 WHO News
 ·  Raising the standards of clinical trials and research

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Development of a WHO growth reference for school-aged children and adolescents
Onis, Mercedes de; Onyango, Adelheid W; Borghi, Elaine; Siyam, Amani; Nishida, Chizuru; Siekmann, Jonathan

 ·  Risk of arsenic-related skin lesions in Bangladeshi villages at relatively low exposure: a report from Gonoshasthaya Kendra
McDonald, Corbett; Hoque, Rezaul; Huda, Nazmul; Cherry, Nicola

 ·  Elevated blood-lead levels among children living in the rural Philippines
Riddell, Travis J; Solon, Orville; Quimbo, Stella A; Tan, Cheryl May C; Butrick, Elizabeth; Peabody, John W

 ·  Measuring health inequalities between genders and age groups with realization of potential life years (RePLY)
Tang, Kam Ki; Petrie, Dennis; Rao, DS Prasada

 ·  Hepatitis B vaccination of newborn infants in rural China: evaluation of a village-based, out-of-cold-chain delivery strategy
Wang, Lixia; Li, Junhua; Chen, Haiping; Li, Fangjun; Armstrong, Gregory L; Nelson, Carib; Ze, Wenyuan; Shapiro, Craig N

 ·  The high burden of injuries in South Africa
Norman, Rosana; Matzopoulos, Richard; Groenewald, Pam; Bradshaw, Debbie

 ·  Barriers to successful tuberculosis treatment in Tomsk, Russian Federation: non-adherence, default and the acquisition of multidrug resistance
Gelmanova, IY; Keshavjee, S; Golubchikova, VT; Berezina, VI; Strelis, AK; Yanova, GV; Atwood, S; Murray, M

 Policy and Practice
 ·  Towards sustainable delivery of health services in Afghanistan: options for the future
Sabri, B; Siddiqi, S; Ahmed, AM; Kakar, FK; Perrot, J

 ·  Human papillomavirus and HPV vaccines: a review
Cutts, FT; Franceschi, S; Goldie, S; Castellsague, X; Sanjose, S de; Garnett, G; Edmunds, WJ; Claeys, P; Goldenthal, KL; Harper, DM; Markowitz, L

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Improving tuberculosis case detection rate with a lay informant questionnaire: an experience from the Lao People's Democratic Republic
Odermatt, Peter; Nanthaphone, Sayphone; Barennes, Hubert; Chanthavysouk, Khamsay; Tran, Duc-Si; Kosanouvong, Bounsou; Keola, Siamphay; Mathouchanh, Phetsamone; Choumlivong, Khamloune; Keoluangkhot, Valy; Phoumindr, Niranh; Nanthanavone, Sixomxay; Phrommala, Souraxay; Degrémont, Antoine; Strobel, Michel

 ·  Evidence to action needs research
Syed, Shamsuzzoha B; Hyder, Adnan A