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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
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Table of contents
Bull World Health Organ vol.89 n.9 Genebra Sep. 2011

 In This Month´s Bulletin
 ·  Remind me again: why are we here?
Shafik, Amal; Criel, Bart

 ·  The psychosocial response to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
Yamazaki, Manabu; Minami, Yoshitake; Sasaki, Hajime; Sumi, Manabu

 ·  Public Health Round-Up

 ·  Unlocking the power of books for people with disabilities

 ·  Screening still the "best buy" for tackling cervical cancer

 ·  Sitting with the women under the trees

 ·  Corrigendum

 ·  Electronic monitoring of treatment adherence and validation of alternative adherence measures in tuberculosis patients: a pilot study
Boogaard, Jossy van den; Lyimo, Ramsey A; Boeree, Martin J; Kibiki, Gibson S; Aarnoutse, Rob E

 ·  Sensitivity and specificity of typhoid fever rapid antibody tests for laboratory diagnosis at two sub-Saharan African sites
Keddy, Karen H; Sooka, Arvinda; Letsoalo, Maupi E; Hoyland, Greta; Chaignat, Claire Lise; Morrissey, Anne B; Crump, John A

 ·  Cardiovascular disease prevention in Ghana: feasibility of a faith-based organizational approach
Abanilla, Patricia Karen A; Huang, Keng-Yen; Shinners, Daniel; Levy, Andrea; Ayernor, Kojo; Aikins, Ama de-Graft; Ogedegbe, Olugbenga

 ·  Elective induction versus spontaneous labour in Latin America
Guerra, Gláucia Virgínia; Cecatti, José Guilherme; Souza, João Paulo; Faúndes, Aníbal; Morais, Sirlei Siani; Gülmezoglu, Ahmet Metin; Passini Jr, Renato; Parpinelli, Mary Angela; Carroli, Guillermo; WHO Global Survey on Maternal Perinatal Health in Latin America Study Group

 ·  The impact of adolescent pertussis immunization, 2004-2009: lessons from Australia
Quinn, Helen E; McIntyre, Peter B

 ·  A point-of-care test for measles diagnosis: detection of measles-specific IgM antibodies and viral nucleic acid
Warrener, Lenesha; Slibinskas, Rimantas; Chua, Kaw Bing; Nigatu, Wondatir; Brown, Kevin E; Sasnauskas, Kestutis; Samuel, Dhanraj; Brown, David

 Policy & Practice
 ·  Meeting global health challenges through operational research and management science
Royston, Geoff

 ·  Imprisonment and women's health: concerns about gender sensitivity, human rights and public health
van den Bergh, Brenda J; Gatherer, Alex; Fraser, Andrew; Moller, Lars

 Round Table
 ·  Can performance-based financing be used to reform health systems in developing countries?
Ireland, Megan; Paul, Elisabeth; Dujardin, Bruno

 ·  Performance-based financing: the need for more research
Basinga, Paulin; Mayaka, Serge; Condo, Jeanine

 ·  Looking at the effects of performance-based financing through a complex adaptive systems lens
Macq, Jean; Chiem, Jean-Christophe

 ·  Why there is so much enthusiasm for performance-based financing, particularly in developing countries
Soeters, Robert; Vroeg, Piet