Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Table of Contents: Volume 78 (11) 2000

Editorials

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    Gambiense sleeping sickness: re-emerging and soon untreatable?—Simon Van Nieuwenhove

Research

  • Page 1284
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    Short-course eflornithine in Gambian trypanosomiasis: a multicentre randomized controlled trial—Jacques Pépin et al.
  • Page 1296
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    Associations between socioeconomic status and cardiovascular risk factors in an urban population in China—Zhijie Yu et al.
  • Page 1306
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    Epidemiology of smoking among Kuwaiti adults: prevalence, characteristics, and attitudes—Anjum Memon et al.
  • Page 1316
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    Association of diarrhoea and upper respiratory infections with weight and height gains in Bangladeshi children aged 5 to 11 years—Alberto M. Torres et al.
  • Page 1324
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    Use of existing data for public health planning: a study of the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and core antibody in Al Ain Medical District, United Arab Emirates—A. Al-Owais et al.
  • Page 1330
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    Epidemiology of paediatric surgical admissions to a government referral hospital in the Gambia—Stephen W. Bickler & Boto Sanno-Duanda
  • Page 1337
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    Improving stroke outcome: the benefits of increasing availability of technology—Richard F. Heller et al.

Policy & Practice

  • Page 1344
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    Information systems: the key to evidence-based health practice—Roberto J. rodrigues
  • Page 1352
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    Malaria in the United Republic of Tanzania: cultural considerations andhealth-seeking behaviour—Lars Oberländer & Beth Elverdan
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    Impediments to global surveillance of infectious disease: consequences of open reporting in a global economy—Richard A. Cash & Vasant Narasimhan

Perspectives

  • Page 1368
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    Eradication of helminthic infections may be essential for successful vaccination against HIV and tuberculosis—Gadi Borkow & Zvi Bentwich

News

  • Page 1370
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    Progress made in reducing the number of landmines worlwide; Simple low-cost test for drug-resistant tuberculosis; Women show increased susceptibility to malaria infection before and after giving birth; Outdoor air pollution has a large impact on public health.

Books and Electronic Media

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    Individual quality of life: approaches to conceptualization and assessment—review by Kate O'Connell

Letters

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    The alarming "gender gap"—R. Satpathy & Saroj K. Mishra
    The completion of the human genome nucleotide sequence raises privacy concerns—Bao-Hong Zhang
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