Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 85, Number 8, August 2007, 569-648

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Verbal autopsy; Emerging diseases’ medicines; Nuremberg code at 60; In the News; Making TB services affordable; TB in emergencies; Reducing out-of-pocket payments; Iranian mortality and maternal deaths in Argentina; Resources to control malaria; Barriers to HIV testing in sub-Saharan Africa

EDITORIALS

Setting international standards for verbal autopsy
- Frank Baiden et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043745

More medicines for neglected and emerging infectious diseases
- Jack Radisch
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.045690

Nuremberg code turns 60
- Michel Thieren & Alexandre Mauron
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.045443

NEWS

News

Mexican billionaire invests millions in Latin American health

Indian paradise takes novel approach to mental health

WHO News

Stronger national plans for maternal, newborn and child health

RESEARCH

Can Malawi’s poor afford free tuberculosis services? Patient and household costs associated with a tuberculosis diagnosis in Lilongwe
- Julia R Kemp et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.033167

Evaluating the potential impact of the new Global Plan to Stop TB: Thailand, 2004–2005
- Jay K Varma et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.038067

Determining the burden of tuberculosis in Eritrea: a new approach
- Mineab Sebhatu et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.038604

Catastrophic and poverty impacts of health payments: results from national household surveys in Thailand
- Supon Limwattananon et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.033720

Mortality in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1964–2004
- Ardeshir Khosravi et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.038802

A comprehensive assessment of maternal deaths in Argentina: translating multicentre collaborative research into action
- Silvina Ramos et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.032334

Estimated global resources needed to attain international malaria control goals
- Anthony Kiszewski et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.039529

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Resistance and renewal: health sector reform and Cambodia’s national tuberculosis programme
- Peter S Hill & Mao Tan Eang
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.036822

ROUND TABLE

Tuberculosis in complex emergencies
- Rudi Coninx
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.037630

The case of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
- Einar Heldal et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.036087

Collaboration between a TB control programme and NGOs during humanitarian crisis: Democratic Republic of the Congo
- André Ndongosieme et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.039420

PERSPECTIVES

Scaling up HIV prevention: why routine or mandatory testing is not feasible for sub-Saharan Africa
- AD Asante
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.037671

LETTERS

Reply to ‘Addressing smoking cessation in tuberculosis control’
- Annemieke Brands et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.044982