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


Bull World Health Organ vol.88 no.2 Genebra Fev. 2010

 In This Month´s Bulletin
 ·  Short-sightedness in sight-saving: half a strategy will not eliminate blinding trachoma
Montgomery, Maggie A; Bartram, Jamie

 ·  WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: a key milestone
Nikogosian, Haik

 ·  Thailand: health care for all, at a price

 ·  The weight of affluence

 ·  Corrigendum

 ·  Human rights and health go hand-in-hand

 ·   Recent news from WHO

 ·  Household-wide ivermectin treatment for head lice in an impoverished community: randomized observer-blinded controlled trial
Pilger, Daniel; Heukelbach, Jorg; Khakban, Adak; Oliveira, Fabiola Araujo; Fengler, Gernot; Feldmeier, Hermann

 ·  Effectiveness of planning and management interventions for improving age-appropriate immunization in rural India
Prinja, Shankar; Gupta, Madhu; Singh, Amarjeet; Kumar, Rajesh

 ·  Cost-effectiveness of skin-barrier-enhancing emollients among preterm infants in Bangladesh
LeFevre, Amnesty; Shillcutt, Samuel D; Saha, Samir K; Ahmed, ASM Nawshad Uddin; Ahmed, Saifuddin; Chowdhury, MAK Azad; Law, Paul A; Black, Robert; Santosham, Mathuram; Darmstadt, Gary L

 ·  Maternal near miss and maternal death in the World Health Organization's 2005 global survey on maternal and perinatal health
Souza, João Paulo; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Faundes, Anibal; Morais, Sirlei Siani; Villar, Jose; Carroli, Guillermo; Gulmezoglu, Metin; Wojdyla, Daniel; Zavaleta, Nelly; Donner, Allan; Velazco, Alejandro; Bataglia, Vicente; Valladares, Eliette; Kublickas, Marius; Acosta, Arnaldo

 ·  Cardiovascular risk factor trends and potential for reducing coronary heart disease mortality in the United States of America
Capewell, Simon; Ford, Earl S; Croft, Janet B; Critchley, Julia A; Greenlund, Kurt J; Labarthe, Darwin R

 ·  Self-reported health assessments in the 2002 World Health Survey: how do they correlate with education?
Subramanian, SV; Huijts, Tim; Avendano, Mauricio

 ·  Effectiveness of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against radiologically diagnosed pneumonia in indigenous infants in Australia
O'Grady, KF; Carlin, JB; Chang, AB; Torzillo, PJ; Nolan, TM; Ruben, A; Andrews, RM

 Policy & Practice
 ·  What you count is what you target: the implications of maternal death classification for tracking progress towards reducing maternal mortality in developing countries
Cross, Suzanne; Bell, Jacqueline S; Graham, Wendy J

 Lessons from the Field
 ·  Expiry of medicines in supply outlets in Uganda
Nakyanzi, Josephine Katabaazi; Kitutu, Freddy Eric; Oria, Hussein; Kamba, Pakoyo Fadhiru

 ·  Pakistan, politics and polio
Nishtar, Sania