Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 86, Number 1, January 2008, 1-80

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

WHO anniversary commemorative volume; Birthday series; Tuberculosis advances; Making primary health care work; Misguided gifts; Brain drain; Health care with your loan?; Managing scarcity; Vaccination costs; HIV transmission; An eye on refractive errors

EDITORIALS

Flowing away: water and health opportunities
- Jamie Bartram
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049619

Three decades of primary health care: reviewing the past and defining the future
- Suwit Wibulpolprasert et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049239

Breaking a law: tuberculosis disobeys Styblo’s rule
- Christopher Dye
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049510

NEWS

The Bulletin turns 60: the early years

Health-care provision meets microcredit finance in Argentina

An interview with Mahmuder Rahman Bangladesh’s arsenic agony

RESEARCH

Global costs of attaining the Millennium Development Goal for water supply and sanitation
- Guy Hutton & Jamie Bartram
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.046045

Prevalence of tuberculous infection and incidence of tuberculosis; a re-assessment of the Styblo rule
- F van Leth et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.037804

Estimating the costs of achieving the WHO–UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006–2015
- Lara J Wolfson et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.045096

High-end physician migration from India
- Manas Kaushik et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041681

How much is not enough? Human resources requirements for primary health care: a case study from South Africa
- Emmanuelle Daviaud & Mickey Chopra
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042283

Beyond good intentions: lessons on equipment donation from an African hospital
- Stephen RC Howie et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042994

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Monitoring effectiveness of programmes to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in lower-income countries
- Elizabeth M Stringer et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043117

Global magnitude of visual impairment caused by uncorrected refractive errors in 2004
- Serge Resnikoff et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041210

Increasing tuberculosis case detection: lessons from the Republic of Moldova
- Viorel Soltan et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.038265

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine: policy and public health perspectives
- Charlie Changli Xue
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.046458

Ethics, prevention and public health
- Reiner Banken
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.047043

GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

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