Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 83, Number 10, October 2005, 721–800


Responding to a growing demand for health statistics; Malnutrition follows geographical lines in Africa; Dual jobs for health workers: problem or solution


Health statistics: time to get serious
- Kenji Shibuya, Suzanne Scheele, & Ties Boerma

Knowledge Translation in Global Health
- Ariel Pablos-Mendez et al.



Global Fund withdraws grants to Myanmar; Emerging diseases fuel health screening

WHO News

‘Learning to fly’ in a world of information overload. Interview with Geoff Parcell; UN Summit gives a boost to health goals; Recent news from WHO


Health systems context and HIV control
- Rifat A. Atun et al.

Burden of shigellosis in Thailand
- Pornthip Chompook et al.

HIV prevention in India
- Lorna Guinness et al.

Using lot quality-assurance and area sampling in Viet Nam
- Mark Myatt et al.

Underweight children in Africa
- Maarten Nubé & Benjamin G.J.S. Sonneveld


Dual job holding by public sector health professionals
- Stephen Jan et al.

Economic benefits of investing in child health
- Paolo C. Belli, Flavia Bustreo, & Alexander Preker

Public Health Reviews

Mycobacterium ulcerans disease
- Tjip S van der Werf et al.

Public Health Classics

The environment and disease: association or causation?
- Sir Austin Bradford Hill

Commentary: Association or causation: evaluating links between “environment and disease”
- Robyn M. Lucas & Anthony J. McMichael


Bring tobacco and alcohol control to the fore to achieve the health MDGs
- Harley Stanton
The first reports on smoking and lung cancer — why are they consistently ignored?
- George Davey Smith & Matthias Egger