Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Table of Contents: Volume 79 (10) 2001

Special theme issue: Noncommunicable Diseases

In This Month's Bulletin

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    Dilemma: noncommunicable vs communicable diseases; Making lifestyle healthier in a rich country; Making lifestyle healthier in a poor country; Screening for cervical cancer in poor countries; Broken hips in Belgium



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    Levels of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Singapore—Jeffrey Cutter et al.
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    Lone Star ticks and Lyme disease—Philip M. Armstrong et al.
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    Developing a scale for measuring barriers to condom use in Nigeria—Adegbenga M. Sunmola
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    Diagnosis of malaria in the Philippines—David Bell et al.
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    Hip fractures in Belgium, 1984-96—Jean-Yves Reginster et al.

Policy & Practice

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    Noncommunicable diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa—Nigel Unwin et al.
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    Screening of cervical cancer in developing countries—Rengaswamy Sakaranarayanan et al.
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    Community-based noncommunicable disease interventions—Aulikki Nissinen et al.
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    Chronic respiratory diseases in developing countries—Nadia Ait-Khaled et al.

Round Table

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    Can we prevent cardiovascular diseases in low and middle income countries—Claude Lenfant. Commentaries by: Anthony Mbewu; Ala'Din Alwan; K. Srinath Reddy; Pekka Puska; Robert Beaglehole

Public Health Classic

Books & Electronic Media

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    The medical profession and human rights: handbook for a changing agenda


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    Long-lasing treated mosquito nets: a breakthrough in malaria prevention


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    Hong Kong tobacco deaths presage vast China epidemic; AIDS decimates African teachers

WHO News

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    Sex and drugs fuel simmering AIDS crisis in Asia and Pacific; Winter, an added health hazard in Afghan camps

News Features

Ala Alwan, in collaboration with George Alberti and Nigel Unwin, coordinated the special theme section of this issue.