Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 87, Number 5, May 2009, 325-404

THIS MONTH'S SPECIAL THEME: CHILDHOOD INJURIES AND VIOLENCE

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

Czech Republic: Preventing burns; Israel: Patterns of violence; Viet Nam: Why are children not wearing helmets?; Jordan: Child maltreatment comes out; Brazil: Key factors affecting mental health; Australia: Fragile brain, handle with care; Swaziland: Facing up to sexual abuse; Bangladesh, Colombia, Egypt & Pakistan: An insight into childhood injuries; Democratic Republic of the Congo & Uganda: Healing child soldiers; Children have special needs; Research lacking; A recipe for preventing injuries; Public health classic; Shift from infectious diseases to injury

EDITORIALS

Child injuries and violence: responding to a global challenge
- Charles Mock et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.066142

Rehabilitation of the injured child
- Shanthi Ameratunga et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.057067

NEWS

News

Prevention is better than cure

Fragile brain, handle with care

Child maltreatment comes out of the shadows

Education and legislation are key to preventing child injuries. An interview with Wim Rogmans.

RESEARCH

Severe physical punishment: risk of mental health problems for poor urban children in Brazil
- Isabel A Bordin et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.043125

Global childhood unintentional injury surveillance in four cities in developing countries: a pilot study
- Adnan A Hyder et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.055798

Child maltreatment prevention: a systematic review of reviews
- Christopher Mikton & Alexander Butchart
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.057075

Violence-related injury of children in Israel: age-dependent pattern
- Michael Rozenfeld & Kobi Peleg
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.057497

Viet Nam’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law and its impact on children
- Aaron Pervin et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.057109

Severe childhood burns in the Czech Republic: risk factors and prevention
- Alexander Martin Čelko et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.059535

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Strengthening care of injured children globally
- Charles Mock et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.057059

Injury prevention and the attainment of child and adolescent health
- Alison Harvey et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.059808

ROUND TABLE

Three basic convictions: a recipe for preventing child injuries
- Ivan Barry Pless
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.058024

Which pill should we take?
- Shanthi Ameratunga
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.063834

Stirring the pot
- Joan Ozanne-Smith
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.064642

It’s all about money
- Ian Roberts
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.063826

PUBLIC HEALTH CLASSICS

Preventing injuries by understanding energy damage
- Carol W Runyan & Susan P Baker
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.063586

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Handbook of injury and violence prevention
- Ian Scott
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.064436