Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 84, Number 12, December 2006, 921-1000

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Margaret Chan elected as WHO’s new director-general; Southern Africa moves fast to fight XDR–TB; Improving Tanzanian mortality data; Nurses and family planning saved lives in Ghana; New dosing method for antimalarials; Patterns of traffic and spread of SARS in China

EDITORIALS

Accessing and understanding the evidence
- Trevor Duke et al.

HIV/AIDS and the rest of the global health agenda
- Jeremy Shiffman

NEWS

News

Southern Africa is moving swiftly to combat the threat of XDR–TB; For Ireland’s smoke-less pubs it’s business as usual

WHO News

Interview with Susanne Weber-Mosdorf; Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Mental illness after Hurricane Katrina
- Ronald C Kessler et al.

Cause-specific mortality in the United Republic of Tanzania
- David Whiting et al.

Reproductive and child health in Ghana
- James F. Phillips, Ayaga A Bawah, & Fred N Binka

Anthropometric data to design age-based drug regimens
- Walter Taylor et al.

Spatial dynamics of a SARS epidemic in an urban area
- Jinfeng Wang et al.

Antenatal services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Frieda M Behets et al.

Socioeconomic status and health risk in Australia
- Jake M. Najman, Ghasem Toloo, & Victor Siskind

POLICY & PRACTICE

Links between agriculture and health
- Corinna Hawkes & Marie Ruel

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEW

Responsive parenting: interventions and outcomes
Neir Eshel et al.

PERSPECTIVES

Promoting Self-Testing For HIV in Developing Countries: Potential Benefits And Pitfalls
- Sumesh Kachroo


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