Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 83, Number 1, January 2005, 1-80

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Lessons from the Field: Scabies on the Solomon Islands; Mental health in emergencies; Schistosomiasis in China

EDITORIALS

Lessons from the Field
- Hooman Momen

The burden of oral disease: challenges to improving oral health in the 21st century
- Poul Erik Petersen

NEWS

News

Developing countries take a creative approach to R&D; Health worker shortage could derail development goals; Health systems research is the best medicine

WHO News

WHO was where in December; New WHO Regional Director pledges to do better for Africa

RESEARCH

Treatment of childhood pneumonia in Pakistan with cotrimoxazole
- Zeba A. Rasmussen et al.

Estimating coverage of selective feeding programmes
- Mark Myatt et al.

Reducing childhood mortality in Ethiopia
- Mohammed Ali et al.

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Ivermectin in control of scabies, skin sores and haematuria, Solomon Islands
- Gregor Lawrence et al.

POLICY & PRACTICE

Schistosomiasis control in China
- Chen Xianyi et al.

Arsenic-contaminated groundwater in West Bengal, India
- Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman et al.

Participation in health impact assessment
- John Wright et al.

Drug policies in Latin America
- Núria Homedes & Antonio Ugalde

ROUND TABLE

Mental health in emergencies
- Mark van Ommeren, Shekhar Saxena, & Benedetto Saraceno

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

World Report on Knowledge for Better Health: Strengthening Health Systems
- Adetokunbo O. Lucas

LETTERS

Public–private partnership for tuberculosis control: the bill please?
- Yodi Mahendradhata & Adi Utarini

GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

Updated guidelines for contributors