Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Table of Contents: Volume 79 (6) 2001

In this month's Bulletin

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    Trends in maternal mortality — no cause for optmism; Hypertension, a burgeoning burden in poor countries; Satisfying the customer; Battling genital ulcers to cut HIV cases; Saharawi children and coeliac disease


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    Health systems performance — what's next?—Suwit Wibuloplprasert & Viroj Tangcharoensathien


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    Hypertension among the elderly in Bangladesh and India—Hypertension Study Group
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    Lot quality assurance sampling and immunization coverage—Youssef Tawfik et al.
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    Estimating the prevalence of anaemia—Mayang Sari et al.
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    Client satsifaction and quality of health care in rural Banglades—Jorge Mendoza Aldana et al.
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    Behaviour change an dhygiene promotion in Burkina Faso—Valerie Curtis et al.
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    Group A streptococcal sore throat in northern India—Sobhan Nandi et al.
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    Iodine concentration in household salt in South Africa—Pieter L. Jooste et al.
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    Coeliac disease and Saharawi refugee children—Ilse-Maria Rätsch & Carlo Catassi
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    The burden of disease in Maputo City, Mozambique—Martinho Dgedge et al.

Policy & Practice

Books & Electronic Media

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    Official health statistics — an unofficial guide; Biomarkers in cancer chemoprevention; Professor and the madman — a tale of murder, insanity and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary


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    Netherlands, first country to legalize euthanasia; Heated debate likely onplan for EU-wide health coordination; Arsenic in water — how much is too much?

WHO News

News Feature

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    Human genome sequences — a potential treasure trove, but how useful?; Measles eradication still a long way off