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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.85 n.11 Genebra Nov. 2007

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Inter-agency agreement on mental health and psychosocial support in emergency settings
van Ommeren, Mark; Wessells, Mike; Inter-Agency Standing Committee. Task Force on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

 ·  Bombarding people with questions: a reconsideration of survey ethics
Aiga, Hirotsugu

 ·  Reducing the impact of climate change
Brown, Hannah

 ·  Will increased awareness of the health impacts of climate change help in achieving international collective action?

 ·  India’s last bastion of polio at "tipping point"
Orr, David

 WHO News
 ·  Climate change and human health

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Economic evaluation of hepatitis B vaccination in low-income countries: using cost-effectiveness affordability curves
Kim, Sun-Young; Salomon, Joshua A; Goldie, Sue J

 ·  Routine offer of antenatal HIV testing ("opt-out" approach) to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in urban Zimbabwe
Chandisarewa, Winfreda; Stranix-Chibanda, Lynda; Chirapa, Elizabeth; Miller, Anna; Simoyi, Micah; Mahomva, Agnes; Maldonado, Yvonne; Shetty, Avinash K

 ·  A national survey of the impact of rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy on health-care workers in Malawi: effects on human resources and survival
Makombe, Simon D; Jahn, Andreas; Tweya, Hannock; Chuka, Stuart; Yu, Joseph Kwong-Leung; Hochgesang, Mindy; Aberle-Grasse, John; Pasulani, Olesi; Schouten, Erik J; Kamoto, Kelita; Harries, Anthony D

 ·  Mental health reform in the Russian Federation: an integrated approach to achieve social inclusion and recovery
Jenkins, Rachel; Lancashire, Stuart; McDaid, David; Samyshkin, Yevgeniy; Green, Samantha; Watkins, Jonathan; Potasheva, Angelina; Nikiforov, Alexey; Bobylova, Zinaida; Gafurov, Valery; Goldberg, David; Huxley, Peter; Lucas, Jo; Purchase, Nick; Atun, Rifat

 Policy and Practice
 ·  The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement: guidelines for reporting observational studies
von Elm, Erik; Altman, Douglas G; Egger, Matthias; Pocock, Stuart J; Gøtzsche, Peter C; Vandenbroucke, Jan P; STROBE

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy in central Mozambique
Brentlinger, Paula E; Dgedge, Martinho; Correia, Maria Ana Chadreque; Rojas, Ana Judith Blanco; Saúte, Francisco; Gimbel-Sherr, Kenneth H; Stubbs, Benjamin A; Mercer, Mary Anne; Gloyd, Stephen

 ·  Offering integrated care for HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hypertension within chronic disease clinics in Cambodia
Janssens, B; Van Damme, W; Raleigh, B; Gupta, J; Khem, S; Soy Ty, K; Vun, MC; Ford, N; Zachariah, R

 ·  Rose revisited: a "middle road" prevention strategy to reduce noncommunicable chronic disease risk
Brown, Wendy J; Hockey, Richard; Dobson, Annette

 ·  Pathways to homelessness among older people in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lovisi, Giovanni Marcos; Ferri, Cleusa Pinheiro; Amado, Karla Christina Ornelas; Prince, Martin

 ·  Shaping the world to illustrate inequalities in health
Dorling, Danny; Barford, Anna

 Public Health Classics
 ·  Malaria, mosquitoes and the legacy of Ronald Ross
Sinden, Robert E

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Globalization and health
Bach, Stephen

 ·  The HIV pandemic: local and global implications
Jaffar, Shabbar

 ·  The bottom billion: why are the poorest countries failing and what can be done about it
Durairaj, Varatharajan

 ·  Public-private partnerships and the Private Finance Initiative
Pollock, Allyson

 ·  Response to public-private partnerships and the Private Finance Initiative
McKee, Martin; Edwards, Nigel; Atun, Rifat

 ·  Contraception counselling and compliance
Luthra, Rita