Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 85, Number 2, February 2007, 85-160

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Do the poor choose to have large families?; In the news; Schistosomiasis in Uganda; Rwanda health workers' productivity; Antiretroviral treatment in Côte d'Ivoire; Brazil's health research resources; HIV low among Filipino overseas workers; Eliminating lymphatic filariasis; Health care in Afghanistan; ARVs in Malawi

EDITORIALS

Inequity and unwanted fertility in developing countries
- Iqbal H. Shah & Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli

NEWS

News

What will become of the polio network?

Vaccinating against cervical cancer

WHO News

Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Impact of a national helminth control programme on infection and morbidity in Ugandan schoolchildren
- Narcis B Kabatereine et al.

Unwanted fertility among the poor: an inequity?
- Duff Gillespie et al.

Output-based payment to boost staff productivity in public health centres: contracting in Kabutare district, Rwanda
- Bruno Meessen et al.

Progression to WHO criteria for antiretroviral therapy in a 7-year cohort of adult HIV-1 seroconverters in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
- Albert Minga et al.

Flows of financial resources for health research and development in Brazil, 2000 - 2002
- Cid Manso de Mello Vianna et al.

The prevalence of HIV, HBV and HCV among Filipino blood donors and overseas work visa applicants
- Yumiko Yanase et al.

Vector control complements mass drug administration against bancroftian filariasis in Tirukoilur, India
- IP Sunish et al.

POLICY AND PRACTICE

A balanced scorecard for health services in Afghanistan
- David H Peters et al.

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Ensuring uninterrupted supplies of antiretroviral drugs in resource-poor settings: an example from Malawi
- Anthony D Harries et al.

Malawi’s contribution to “3 by 5”: achievements and challenges - Edwin Libamba et al.