Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 83, Number 4, April 2005, 241-320

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Special theme: Human Resources for Health; Select Diseases; Workforce shortage is ‘biggest’ obstacle to AIDS treatment in Africa; Polio eradication: a model for mobilizing human resources; Public Health Classics: ‘vertical’ versus ‘horizontal’ approach to delivering key programmes

EDITORIALS

▲ Vertical–horizontal synergy of the health workforce
- Gijs Elzinga

▲ HIV/AIDS and human resources
- Lincoln Chen & Piya Hanvoravongchai

NEWS

News

In focus: Uganda leads way in innovative HIV/AIDS treatment;

Disabled often among the ‘poorest of poor’

WHO News

Fighting the ‘silent epidemic’
- Interview with Joy Phumaphi

Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

▲ Staff training and tuberculosis treatment outcomes in South Africa
- Simon Lewin, Judy Dick, Merrick Zwarenstein, & Carl J. Lombard

Quality of child health care in Bangladesh
- S.E. Arifeen et al.

POLICY & PRACTICE

▲ Human resources for polio eradication
- R. Bruce Aylward & Jennifer Linkins

▲ Human resources and health franchising in Africa
- Ndola Prata, Dominic Montagu, & Emma Jefferys

▲ Ethical issues in health workforce development
- Richard Cash

▲ Priority-setting in health
- Christian A. Gericke et al.

▲ Human resources for the control of road traffic injury
- Charles Mock et al.

Advance price or purchase commitments for diseases of poverty
- Adrian Towse & Hannah Kettler

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEWS

Dengue pathogenesis and vaccine design
- John R. Stephenson

PUBLIC HEALTH CLASSICS

▲ Commentary: Mass campaigns versus general health services: what have we learnt in 40 years about vertical versus horizontal approaches?
- Anne Mills

▲ Mass campaigns and general health services.
- C. L. Gonzales

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

HIV and AIDS in Africa: beyond epidemiology - Shabbar Jaffar

▲ Gijs Elzinga and Marjolein Dieleman, in collaboration with Laragh     Gollogly, coordinated the special theme.

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