Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Table of Contents: Volume 79 (5) 2001

In this month's Bulletin

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    Exceptional training for unexceptional diseases; Kids, culture and violent thoughts; Keeping pathogens out of food; Cheaper kala-azar treatment does the job; Better malaria management with pre-packaged drugs



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    Attitudes of youth in five countries towards war and killing—Alfred McAlister et al.
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    Comparison of two treatments for visceral leishmaniasis in Kenya—Elinore Moore et al.
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    Prepacked antimalarial drugs—K. Yeboah-Antwi, et al.
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    Maternal mortality in the Brong-Ahafo region, Ghana—Jason B. Smith et al.
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    Chagas disease control programme in Brazil: serological survey—M. Carneiro et al.
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    Vitamin A deficiency in Ethiopian children—Tarik Kassaye et al.
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    Complementary food preparation and handling—John E. Ehiri et al.

Policy & Practice

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    Clinical training unit for child health—Héctor Guiscafré et al.
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    Modelling strategies of condom use—Carina van Vliet et al.
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    Food and Helicobacter pyloritransmission—Yvonne T.H.P. van Duynhoven & Rob de Jonge
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    Impact of TRIPS on the pharmaceutical industry in Thailand—Siripen Supakankunti et al.

Public Health Classic

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    Commentary: A revolution in the management of diarrhoea—Olivier Fontaine & Charlotte Newton
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    Oral fluid therapy of cholera among Bangladesh refugees—D. Mahalanabis et al.


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    The challenges facing Third World countries in banning tobacco—Adamson S. Muula




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    The world in 2050: more crowded, urban and aged; AIDS vaccine research riding high

WHO News

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    Water and health, hand-in-hand for a day; A day in the life of the world’s anti-TB drive; A sampling of World TB Day events; Winning drawing of WHO’s mental health contest