Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 84, Number 6, June 2006, 425-504

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Private and informal health-care providers; Mortality trends in sub-Saharan Africa; Tracking health disparities to achieve the MDGs; Cardiovascular diseases in India; Better access to trial information for patients; New global public health leaders; UV exposure: getting the message right?; Public Health Classic: cancer and tobacco

EDITORIALS

Facing the health worker crisis in developing countries: a call for global solidarity
- Mohga Kamal Smith & Nina Henderson-Andrade

Safe in their hands? Engaging private providers in the quest for public health goals
- Phyllida Travis & Andrew Cassals

Tuberculosis care and control
- Philip C Hopewell, BG Migliori, & Mario C Raviglione

NEWS

News

Giving patients better access to trial information; No delayed disclosure for registration of clinical trials; how will the platform work; In search of a sustainable philanthropy; Global public health sees new crop of leaders

WHO News

Bulletin interview: Making technology serve public health; Recent news from WHO - Interview with Howard Zucker; Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Cost-effectiveness of PPM-DOTS in India
- Katherine Floyd et al.

Infection with S. japonicum in humans and animals in the Philippines
- Stephen T McGarvey et al.

Alcohol use and injuries treated in emergency departments
- Guilherme Borges et al.

Surveillance system for cardiovascular diseases in India
- K Srinath Reddy et al.

Child mortality trends in sub-Saharan Africa
- Michel Garenne & Enéas Gakusi

POLICY & PRACTICE

Tuberculosis control in Bangladesh
- MA Hamid Salim

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEW

Current public health message on UV exposure
- Robyn M Lucas, Michael H Repacholi, & Anthony J McMichael

PERSPECTIVES

Depression screening for suicide prevention in Japan
- Mutsuhiro Nakao, & Takeaki Takeuchi

PUBLIC HEALTH CLASSIC

Krekserzeugende Tabakwirkung
Professor Dr AH Roffo

Commentary: Angel H Roffo: The forgotten father of experimental tobacco carcinogenesis
- Robert N Proctor

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Youth: choices and change
- Peter Byass

LETTERS

Evidence-based reproductive health care
- Mercedes Colomar, Maria Luisa Cafferata & José Miguel Belizán


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