Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 82, Number 3, March 2004, 160-238

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Replacement milks for HIV-infected mothers; Priority-setting in Uganda; Smoking and orofacial clefts; Medical journals and mental health

EDITORIALS

Feeding the infants of HIV-infected mothers
- Jose Martines & Peggy Henderson

Gender and the 10/90 gap in health research
- Lesley Doyal

The role of journals in enhancing health research in developing countries
- Hooman Momen

RESEARCH

Appropriateness of WHO/UNAIDS/UNICEF-recommended replacement milks in South Africa
- P.C. Papathakis & N.C. Rollins

Setting priorities for health care in Uganda
- Lydia Kapiriri & Ole Frithjof Norheim

Condoms as contraceptives
- Mohamed M. Ali et al.

Discontinuation of cost sharing in Uganda
- Gilbert M. Burnham et al.

Effectiveness of deltamethrin and permethrin on peridomestic Triatoma infestans
- Ricardo E. Gürtler et al.

Self-reported quality of life in South African community
- Jennifer Jelsma & Gillian Ferguson

Tobacco smoking and oral clefts: a meta-analysis
- Julian Little et al.

POLICY & PRACTICE

Population ageing in Lebanon
- Abla Mehio Sibai et al.

PERSPECTIVES

Mental health research: role of scientic journals
- Joint statement

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Manual of basic techniques for a health laboratory, 2nd edition
- John Elliott

NEWS

News

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies harm one-third of the world’s population, says new report; US and Thai Governments defend HIV/AIDS vaccine trial in Thailand; Ailing French health care system to go under the knife; Top broadcasters join forces with UN on HIV/AIDS prevention; In brief; In focus

WHO News

Avian flu virus could evolve into dangerous human pathogen, experts fear; WHO refutes malaria malpractice allegations; West Africa prepares for the final battle against polio; WHO issues guidelines for herbal medicines

Feature Story

Flagging global sanitation target threatens other Millennium Development Goals