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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Bull World Health Organ vol.87 n.8 Genebra Aug. 2009

 In This Month´s Bulletin
 ·  What social media offers to health professionals and citizens
McNab, Christine

 ·  Making sense of health statistics
Gigerenzer, Gerd

 ·  Reaching a hard-to-reach population such as asylum seekers and resettled refugees in Canada
Wahoush, Ellen O

 ·  Gruesome photos on cigarette packages reduce tobacco use
Cunningham, Rob

 ·  Indonesian doctor sends her message via radio and TV

 ·  Buckling up is "cool" on Russian island

 ·  From Australia to Brazil: sun worshippers beware

 ·  Direct-to-consumer advertising under fire

 ·  "Edutainment" in South Africa: a force for change in health

 ·  Recent news from WHO


 ·  Shame or subsidy revisited: social mobilization for sanitation in Orissa, India
Pattanayak, Subhrendu K; Yang, Jui-Chen; Dickinson, Katherine L; Poulos, Christine; Patil, Sumeet R; Mallick, Ranjan K; Blitstein, Jonathan L; Praharaj, Purujit

 ·  Knowledge about pandemic influenza and compliance with containment measures among Australians
Eastwood, Keith; Durrheim, David; Francis, J Lynn; d'Espaignet, Edouard Tursan; Duncan, Sarah; Islam, Fakhrul; Speare, Rick

 ·  Print media reporting of male circumcision for preventing HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa
Wang, Alberta L; Duke, William; Schmid, George P

 Policy & Practice
 ·  Risk and outbreak communication: lessons from alternative paradigms
Abraham, Thomas

 ·  A social explanation for the rise and fall of global health issues
Shiffman, Jeremy

 ·  Transparency during public health emergencies: from rhetoric to reality
O'Malley, P; Rainford, J; Thompson, A

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Use of mobile phones in an emergency reporting system for infectious disease surveillance after the Sichuan earthquake in China
Yang, Changhong; Yang, Jun; Luo, Xiangshu; Gong, Peng

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Achieving polio eradication: a review of health communication evidence and lessons learned in India and Pakistan
Obregón, Rafael; Chitnis, Ketan; Morry, Chris; Feek, Warren; Bates, Jeffrey; Galway, Michael; Ogden, Ellyn

 Round Table
 ·  Open access: a giant leap towards bridging health inequities
Chan, Leslie; Arunachalam, Subbiah; Kirsop, Barbara

 ·  A key piece of the jigsaw for improving world health
Swan, Alma

 ·  Building a bridge for research
Terry, Robert

 ·  Collaboration, not confrontation
Plutchak, T Scott

 ·  Are we reaching refugees and internally displaced persons?
Burton, Ann; John-Leader, Franklin

 ·  The impact of pictures on the effectiveness of tobacco warnings
Fong, Geoffrey T; Hammond, David; Hitchman, Sara C

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Fundamentals of cancer epidemiology : 2nd edition
Ott, Jördis J

 ·  HIV, infant feeding and implementation failure: advancing policies for women with HIV infection and attaining the Millennium Development Goals
Binagwaho, Agnès; Fawzi, Mary C Smith; Drobac, Peter; Franke, Molly; Ivers, Louise; Kim, Jim Yong; Mukherjee, Joia; Noguchi, Julia; Rich, Michael; Stulac, Sara; Farmer, Paul

 ·  Formula-feeding is not a sustainable solution
Coutsoudis, Anna; Coovadia, Hoosen M; Wilfert, Catherine M