Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 86, Number 3, March 2008, 161-240

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

WHO 60th anniversary commemorative volume; International Health Regulations; Immunization savings; The methadone fix; Towards elimination of measles; Rise in dengue fever; Treatment turmoil; Stillbirth linked to arsenic; A broken dream; Japanese encephalitis surveillance; Breast may still be best; Global equity in renal replacement therapy; Acute pesticide poisoning

EDITORIALS

The usual words of caution
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.052100

The local bases of global public health: complexities and opportunities
- Sanjoy Bhattacharya
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.051979

NEWS

Primary health care: Fiji’s broken dream

Turmoil disrupts AIDS care in Kenya

An interview with Sally Stansfield - Who owns the information? Who has the power?

RESEARCH

Stillbirth in rural Bangladesh: arsenic exposure and other etiological factors: a report from Gonoshasthaya Kendra
- Nicola Cherry et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043083

A cohort study to assess the new WHO Japanese encephalitis surveillance standards
- Tom Solomon et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043307

Reconstructing historical changes in the force of infection of dengue fever in Singapore: implications for surveillance and control
- Joseph R Egger et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.040170

Towards elimination: measles susceptibility in Australia and 17 European countries
- Nick Andrews et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041129

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Acute pesticide poisoning: a proposed classification tool
- Josef G Thundiyil et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041814

HIV, infant feeding and more perils for poor people: new WHO guidelines encourage review of formula milk policies
- Anna Coutsoudis et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041673

Strategies for implementing the new International Health Regulations in federal countries
- Kumanan Wilson et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042838

Cost and effectiveness analysis of immunization service delivery support in Andhra Pradesh, India
- Chutima Suraratdecha et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.039495

How can we achieve global equity in provision of renal replacement therapy?
- Sarah L White et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041715

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

The global family planning revolution: three decades of population policies and programmes
- Matthews Mathai
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.045658

Ethnicity, race and health in a multicultural environment: foundations for better epidemiology, public health and health care
- Helen Therese Allan
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.047589

LETTERS

Reaching Every District (RED) approach: a way to improve immunization performance
- Jos Vandelaer et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042127

Health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: a call for subsidies
- Andreas Kalk
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042135

Anti-tuberculosis medication side-effects constitute major factor for poor adherence to tuberculosis treatment
- Niyi Awofeso
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043802

Response to opt-out approach to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV
- Kazuhiro Kakimoto
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049833

Declines in case management of diarrhoea among children less than five years old
- Pavani Kalluri Ram et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041384