Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 84, Number 4, April 2006, 257-336

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Emergency child care; Self-violence; and self-poisoning in Sri Lanka; AIDS in China, brand RED; TB in Russian prisons; Estimating mortality; Treating HIV-positive children with pneumonia; Scaling up treatment for HIV/AIDS in Malawi; World health report: action into words?

EDITORIALS

Improving the quality of emergency care for children in developing countries
- Carolyn Maclennan, Severin von Xylander, & Martin W Weber

How quality improvement in health care can help to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
- Anselm Schneider

Suicide, suicide attempts and pesticides: a major hidden public health problem
- José M Bertolote et al.

NEWS

News

China’s pragmatic approach to AIDS; New fund-raising scheme fuses profit with philanthropy; Tough measures in Russian prisons slow spread of TB

WHO News

Bulletin interview: Tackling social factors to improve health - Interview with Professor Sir Michael Marmot; Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Severe pneumonia in HIV-positive children
- Prakash Jeena et al.

Self-poisoning and hospital transfers in Sri Lanka
- Michael Eddleston et al.

Maternal deaths in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
- Natalia A Gurina et al.

Cluster versus systematic survey for estimating retrospective mortality
- Angela MC Rose et al.

A method for deriving leading causes of death
- Roberto Becker et al.

Using STEPS to study risk factors in rural Indonesia
- Nawi Ng et al.

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Improving emergency care for children
- Elizabeth Molyneux, Shafique Ahmad, & Ann Robertson

Nationwide scale-up of antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
- Edwin Libamba et al.

ROUND TABLE

Debating and discussing the 2005 World health report
- David C McCoy
Commentaries: Elizabeth Mason; Thomson Prentice

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Reducing the stigma of mental illness: a report from a Global Programme of the World Psychiatric Association
- Mitchell G Weiss
Obesity prevention and public health
- Robert Beaglehole

LETTERS

Composite index of anthropometric failure (CIAF) classification: is it more useful?
- Amiya Kumar Bhattacharyya
Clinical trial registry initiative
- Laurence J Hirsch
Dual job holding by public-sector professionals may be beneficial to patients
- Adamson S Muula


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