Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 85, Number 6, June 2007, 421-500

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

New rules take effect; Research into practice; Assumptions about data; In the news; Immunization in Africa; Non-physicians can manage cardiovascular risks; Mortality in Australia and Lebanon; Schistosomiasis in China; Preventing HIV passing from mother to child; Elusive polio eradication; Sociocultural factors of lymphatic filariasis

EDITORIALS

Microbes and humans: the long dance
- Adrian K Ong & David L Heymann
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.037200

Decide monitoring strategies before setting targets
- Kenji Shibuya
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042887

How to get research into practice: first get practice into research
- John Walley et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042531

NEWS

News

Rwanda’s road-safety transformation

New vaccines to boost child care in developing countries

WHO News

New rules on international public health security

RESEARCH

Can non-physician health-care workers assess and manage cardiovascular risk in primary care?
- Dele O Abegunde et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.032177

Standard deviation of anthropometric Z-scores as a data quality assessment tool using the 2006 WHO growth standards: a cross country analysis
- Zuguo Mei & Laurence M Grummer-Strawn
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.034421

An evaluation of infant immunization in Africa: is a transformation in progress?
- L Arevshatian et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.031526

Assessment of the age-specific disability weight of chronic schistosomiasis japonica
- Tie-Wu Jia et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.033035

Operational effectiveness of single-dose nevirapine in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV
- Mark Colvin et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.033639

Global comparative assessments of life expectancy: the impact of migration with reference to Australia
- Andrew Page et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.036202

Mortality among married older adults in the suburbs of Beirut: estimates from offspring data
- AM Sibai et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.032847

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Global eradication of polio: the case for “finishing the job”
- Chandrakant Lahariya
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.037457

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEWS

Understanding the community impact of lymphatic filariasis: a review of the sociocultural literature
- Shona Wynd et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.031047

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Tiim
- RP Shankar
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.038398

The access principle
- Hooman Momen
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.035766