Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 85, Number 1, January 2007, 1-84

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

Leprosy lives on; News; Birth outcome risk factors; Injuries in Europe; HIV patterns in Viet Nam; Many children untreated for diarrhoea; Trade and public health; HPV vaccine access; Fingerprinting trial participants; Promoting confidential enquiries

EDITORIALS

Leprosy: what is being “eliminated”?
- Paul E M Fine

NEWS

News

Ten years of fighting bird flu

Dilemma over live-donor transplantation

WHO News

Polio will soon be history. The Bulletin inteview with Dr David Heymann and Dr Bruce Aylward

Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Adverse birth outcomes in United Republic of Tanzania — impact and prevention of maternal risk factors
- Deborah Watson-Jones et al.

Association of physical activity and dietary behaviours in relation to the body mass index in a national sample of Iranian children and adolescents: CASPIAN Study
- Roya Kelishadi et al.

Assessing the burden of injury in six European countries
- Suzanne Polinder et al.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection patterns and risk behaviours in different population groups and provinces in Viet Nam
- Nguyen Anh Tuan et al.

Diarrhoea case management in low- and middle-income countries — an unfinished agenda
- Birger Carl Forsberg et al.

A proposal for measuring the degree of public health–sensitivity of patent legislation in the context of the WTO TRIPS Agreement
- Gabriela Costa Chaves & Maria Auxiliadora Oliveira

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Ensuring access to HPV vaccines through integrated services: a reproductive health perspective
- Amy E Pollack et al.

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Using a fingerprint recognition system in a vaccine trial to avoid misclassification
- The SonLa Study Group

PERSPECTIVES

Improving the use of confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in developing countries
- Julia Hussein

INDEX

Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Volume 84, 2006
Subject index

REVIEWERS

The Editorial Team would like to thank all those who gave generously of their time and expertise in reviewing the papers for the Bulletin in 2006.

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