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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.87 n.12 Genebra Dec. 2009

 In This Month´s Bulletin
 ·  Slums, climate change and human health in sub-Saharan Africa
Ramin, Brodie

 ·  Adaptability is key when monitoring insecticide resistance
Devine, Gregor J; Ogusuku, Elena

 ·  Women and suicide in rural China

 ·  India's ongoing war against rabies

 ·  Spanish health district tests a new public-private mix

 ·  Recent news from WHO

 ·  Fighting resistance

 ·  Artemisinin derivatives versus quinine for cerebral malaria in African children: a systematic review
Kyu, Hmwe Hmwe; Fernández, Eduardo

 ·  Tobacco use among adults in Cambodia: evidence for a tobacco epidemic among women
Singh, Pramil N; Yel, Daravuth; Sin, Sovann; Khieng, Sothy; Lopez, Jaime; Job, Jayakaran; Ferry, Linda; Knutsen, Synnove

 ·  Time trends and regional differences in maternal mortality in China from 2000 to 2005
Yanqiu, Gao; Ronsmans, Carine; Lin, An

 ·  Use of Bayesian geostatistical prediction to estimate local variations in Schistosoma haematobium infection in western Africa
Clements, Archie CA; Firth, Sonja; Dembelé, Robert; Garba, Amadou; Touré, Seydou; Sacko, Moussa; Landouré, Aly; Bosqué-Oliva, Elisa; Barnett, Adrian G; Brooker, Simon; Fenwick, Alan

 ·  Where did all the aid go? an in-depth analysis of increased health aid flows over the past 10 years
Piva, Paolo; Dodd, Rebecca

 ·  Trends in the quality of health care for children aged less than 5 years in Afghanistan, 2004-2006
Edward, Anbrasi; Dwivedi, Vikas; Mustafa, Lais; Hansen, Peter M; Peters, David H; Burnham, Gilbert

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Oesophageal corrosive injuries in children: a forgotten social and health challenge in developing countries
Contini, Sandro; Swarray-Deen, Alim; Scarpignato, Carmelo

 ·  Providing monovalent oral polio vaccine type 1 to newborns: findings from a pilot birth-dose project in Moradabad district, India
Rainey, JJ; Bhatnagar, P; Estivariz, CF; Durrani, S; Galway, M; Sandhu, H; Bahl, S; Jafari, H; Wenger, J

 ·  Providing skilled birth attendants and emergency obstetric care to the poor through partnership with private sector obstetricians in Gujarat, India
Singh, Amarjit; Mavalankar, Dileep V; Bhat, Ramesh; Desai, Ajesh; Patel, SR; Singh, Prabal V; Singh, Neelu

 ·  Comments on the case-control study on access to health care and child mortality
Soudarssanane, MB; Pandey, Dhruv K

 ·  Reconsidering global targets for tuberculosis control
Marais, BJ; Helden, PD van

 ·  Author reply
Dowdy, David W; Chaisson, Richard E