Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 83, Number 6, June 2005, 401-480

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Special focus: child and maternal health; No cry at birth; How Egypt halved its maternal mortality; Counting Caesareans in poor countries

EDITORIALS

Exclusion, inequity and health system development: the critical emphases for maternal, neonatal and child health
- Andrew Green & Nancy Gerein

Strengthening district health systems
- Marcel Tanner

Regional associations of medical journal editors: moving from rhetoric to reality
- Farrokh Habibzadeh

NEWS

News

In focus: Tsunami wreaks mental health havoc

WHO News

Fighting chronic disease; Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Intrapartum stillbirths and relation neonatal deaths
- Joy Lawn, Kenji Shibuya, & Claudia Stein

Infant feeding patterns and risks of death
- Rajiv Bahl et al.

Pneumonia in children in Fiji
- H.C. Magree et al.

Performance and cost of an STI intervention in Cambodia
- Verena Carrara et al.

Estimating the burden of depression
- Michelle E. Kruijshaar et al.

Reliability of data on caesarean sections
- Cynthia K. Stanton et al.

Costs of hepatitis B vaccine in a prefilled syringe in Indonesia
- Carol E. Levin et al.

POLICY & PRACTICE

Maternal mortality rates in Egypt
- Oona Campbell et al.

Coupling health and strategic environmental assessments: the next step?
- John Wright, Jayne Parry, & Edward Scully

BOOKS AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Protecting the future: HIV prevention, care and support among displaced and war-affected populations
- Gael Lescornec
Empowering squatter citizen: local government, civil society, and urban poverty reduction
- Jorge L. Karol
Marijuana and madness
- Christopher Tennant

LETTERS

Making systematic reviews more useful for policy-makers
- Russell L Gruen et al.