Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 84, Number 8, August 2006, 589-684

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IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Special theme issue: Knowledge Translation in Global Health; BRAC and social entrepreneurs; The knowledge-value chain in public health; Policy into practice in South-East Asia; Evidence-based frameworks; Improving heath service delivery; Translating knowledge from Bangladesh to Afghanistan

EDITORIALS

Knowledge translation: linking the past to the future
- Yvo Nuyens & Mary Ann D Lansang

Integrating social entrepreneurs into the “health for all” formula
- William Drayton, Charlie Brown, & Karin Hillhouse

NEWS

News

Reaching Mexico’s poorest

WHO News

Applying best practices to make programmes work, Recent news from WHO

POLICY & PRACTICE

Bridging the gap between knowledge and action for health
- Visanu Thamlikitkul

Knowledge brokering and policy-making
- Jessika van Kammen, Don de Savigny, and Nelson K Sewankambo

Trachoma control: putting operational research into practice
- Paul M Emerson et al.

Country-level efforts to link research to action
- John N Lavis et al.

Knowledge systems and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
- Lorrae van Kerkhoff & Nicole Szlezak

Knowledge mapping to support knowledge translation
- Steeve Ebener et al.

Systematic reviews and knowledge translation
- Peter Tugwell et al.

Knowledge translation in health services management
- Somsak Chunharas

ROUND TABLE

Change process in health system service delivery
- Claire Bahamon, Joseph Dwyer, and Ann Buxbaum
Commentaries: Pramilla Senanayake; Pierre Barker & Joe McCannon; Carolyn Clancy

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

From research to policy: mental health in Viet Nam
- Trudy Harpham & Tran Tuan

Policy and planning in Kenya
- Lori S Ashford et al.

Mass administration of schistosomiasis drugs in Nigeria
- Frank O Richards et al.

Development knowledge and experience in Afghanistan
- A Mushtaque R Chowdhury, M Aminul Alam, & Jalaluddin Ahmed

PERSPECTIVES

BRAC — learning to reach health for all
- Jon Rohde

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Strategies to address alcohol problems
- Isidore Obot


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