Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 83, Number 3, March 2005, 161-240

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

New tool for measuring child nutrition; Global life expectancy; and counting the dead; TB: a challenge for Russian health systems; Is leprosy elimination goal realistic?

EDITORIALS

Measuring progress towards reducing health inequalities
- Kenji Shibuya & J. Ties Boerma

Public health, emergencies and the humanitarian impulse
- Egbert Sondorp & Olga Bornemisza

Estimating population size in emergencies
- Eric K. Noji

NEWS

News

Africa is worst hit by dual epidemic; Rotavirus vaccine introduction in Mexico sets precedent

WHO News

WHO reinvigorates role to fight ‘big three’ diseases; Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Assessment of global cause of death data
- Colin D. Mathers et al.

Monitoring low birth weight
- Ann K. Blanc & Tessa Wardlaw

Visual, cytological and HPV testing to detect cervical neoplasia, India
- Surendra S. Shastri et al.

Linking insecticide-treated nets to measles vaccination
- Mark Grabowsky et al.

World mortality trends 1950–2000
- Kath Moser, Vladimir Shkolnikov, & David A. Leon

POLICY & PRACTICE

Measuring anthropometric failure among Indian children
- Shailen Nandy et al.

Tuberculosis control in the Russian Federation
- R.A. Atun et al.

Nevirapine prophylaxis for MTCT of HIV
- Tin Tin Sint et al.
Commentary: Marie-Louise Newell

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEWS

Elimination not an appropriate goal for leprosy
- Diana N.J. Lockwood & Sujai Suneetha

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Health financing for poor people: resource mobilization and risk sharing
- Hugh Waters
The life and death of smallpox
- John Marr

LETTERS

Do measles vaccines have non-specific effects on mortality?
- Peter Aaby & Henrik Jensen
Condom use within marriage: a neglected HIV intervention
- Elizabeth Raymond & James Trussell
Response to Raymond & Trussell
- Mohamed M. Ali, John Cleland, & Iqbal H. Shah
Tailoring antenatal visits: quality over quantity
- Marge Berer

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