Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 86, Number 6, June 2008, 417-496

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

WHO 60th anniversary commemorative volume; Making progress in AIDS treatment; A standard for world mental health; Combining infant vaccines; Measuring antiretroviral therapy success in low-resource settings; Cost-effective immunization; Using National Immunization Day to monitor children’s health; Primary health care: back to basics; Improving newborn survival rates; A case for screening; Public health classic; Access for all; Trends in stillbirth

EDITORIALS

Understandings of immunization: some west African perspectives
- Melissa Leach & James Fairhead
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.054726

Childhood vaccination in Africa and Asia: the effects of parents’ knowledge and attitudes
- Mandip Jheeta & James Newell
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.047159

Child injuries and violence: the new challenge for child health
- Charles Mock et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.054767

NEWS

News

Primary health care: back to basics in Madagascar

Uganda edges closer to AIDS treatment for all

No vaccine for the scaremongers

Vaccines for the poor. An interview with Julian Lob-Levyt

RESEARCH

Cost of providing the expanded programme on immunization: findings from a facility-based study in Viet Nam, 2005
- Minh Van Hoang et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.045161

Anthropometric and immunological success of antiretroviral therapy and prediction of virological success in west African adults
- Eugène Messou et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042911

Immunogenicity and safety of a DTaP–IPV//PRP~T combination vaccine given with hepatitis B vaccine: a randomized open-label trial
- Maria Rosario Capeding et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042143

Implementing community-based perinatal care: results from a pilot study in rural Pakistan
- Zulfiqar A Bhutta et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.045849

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Long-term trends in fetal mortality: implications for developing countries
- Robert Woods
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043471

Evaluating the WHO Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems by comparing mental health policies in four countries
- Hamada Hamid et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042788

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

National Immunization Day: a strategy to monitor health and nutrition indicators
- Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043638

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEWS

Global epidemiology of haemoglobin disorders and derived service indicators
- Bernadette Modell & Matthew Darlison
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.036673

ROUND TABLE

Cervical cancer prevention and the Millennium Development Goals
- Scott Wittet & Vivien Tsu
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.050450

A sexual health prevention priority
- Stephen Peckham & Alison Hann
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053876

Cervical cancer prevention and the Millennium Development Goals
- Jacques Milliez
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053850

PERSPECTIVES

Reporting the findings of clinical trials: a discussion paper
- D Ghersi et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053769

PUBLIC HEALTH CLASSICS

The global epidemiology of childhood pneumonia 20 years on
- J Anthony G Scott
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.052753

LETTERS

A way of measuring poverty that could further a change for the better
- Hermann Feldmeier & Ingela Krantz
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.050294

Contraception is the best kept secret for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission
- Tricia Petruney et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.051458

Access to medication: key to achieving treatment goals
- Hevertton LBS Santos & Nelson Rosario
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.051284