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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Bull World Health Organ vol.87 n.3 Genebra Mar. 2009

 In This Month´s Bulletin
 ·  The unexplored story of HIV and ageing
Schmid, George P; Williams, Brian G; Garcia-Calleja, Jesus Maria; Miller, Chris; Segar, Emily; Southworth, Monica; Tonyan, David; Wacloff, Jocelyn; Scott, James

 ·  Systematic reviews in public health: old chestnuts and new challenges
Petticrew, Mark

 ·  Evidence for public health decision-making: towards reliable synthesis
Waters, Elizabeth

 ·  Unprotected sex has no age

 ·  Mosquito wars

 ·  When the patient falls out of bed, who pays?

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Safe in an emergency

 ·  Validation of an Integrated Management of Childhood Illness algorithm for managing common skin conditions in Fiji
Steer, Andrew C; Tikoduadua, Lisi V; Manalac, Emmalita M; Colquhoun, Samantha; Carapetis, Jonathan R; Maclennan, Carolyn

 ·  Cost to government health-care services of treating acute self-poisonings in a rural district in Sri Lanka
Wickramasinghe, Kanchana; Steele, Paul; Dawson, Andrew; Dharmaratne, Dinusha; Gunawardena, Asha; Senarathna, Lalith; Siva, Dhammika de; Wijayaweera, Kusal; Eddleston, Michael; Konradsen, Flemming

 ·  New methods for estimating the tuberculosis case detection rate in high-HIV prevalence countries: the example of Kenya
Mansoer, John; Scheele, Suzanne; Floyd, Katherine; Dye, Christopher; Sitienei, Joseph; Williams, Brian

 ·  High incidence of childhood pneumonia at high altitudes in Pakistan: a longitudinal cohort study
Khan, Aamir J; Hussain, Hamidah; Omer, Saad B; Chaudry, Sajida; Ali, Sajid; Khan, Adil; Yasin, Zayed; Imran, J Khan; Mistry, Rozina; Baig, Imam Yar; White, Franklin; Moulton, Lawrence H; Halsey, Neal A

 ·  Cost-effectiveness of oral cancer screening: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial in India
Subramanian, Sujha; Sankaranarayanan, Rengaswamy; Bapat, Bela; Somanathan, Thara; Thomas, Gigi; Mathew, Babu; Vinoda, Jissa; Ramadas, Kunnambath

 ·  Use of active management of the third stage of labour in seven developing countries
Stanton, Cynthia; Armbruster, Deborah; Knight, Rod; Ariawan, Iwan; Gbangbade, Sourou; Getachew, Ashebir; Portillo, Jose Angel; Jarquin, Douglas; Marin, Flor; Mfinanga, Sayoka; Vallecillo, Jesus; Johnson, Hope; Sintasath, David

 ·  Access to health care and mortality of children under 5 years of age in the Gambia: a case-control study
Rutherford, Merrin E; Dockerty, John D; Jasseh, Momodou; Howie, Stephen RC; Herbison, Peter; Jeffries, David J; Leach, Melissa; Stevens, Warren; Mulholland, Kim; Adegbola, Richard A; Hill, Philip C

 ·  The health worker shortage in Africa: are enough physicians and nurses being trained?
Kinfu, Yohannes; Dal Poz, Mario R; Mercer, Hugo; Evans, David B

 ·  What essential medicines for children are on the shelf?
Robertson, Jane; Forte, Gilles; Trapsida, Jean-Marie; Hill, Suzanne

 ·  Limitations of methods for measuring out-of-pocket and catastrophic private health expenditures
Lu, Chunling; Chin, Brian; Li, Guohong; Murray, Christopher JL