Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 88, Number 10, October 2010, 717-796

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Asia & Pacific: tailored suicide prevention needed; China: few quit by choice; India: impact of primary care; India: zinc helps save babies; Uganda: life-saving learning around the drinking pot; Malawi: child mortality decreases; New Zealand: finding the funds; Sierra Leone: recovery after the war; Viet Nam: mental disorders in mothers; Viet Nam: a milestone in road safety; Zambia: expanding rural access; Zimbabwe: child deaths and HIV; Global: train doctors in rural areas; Global: refugee data is important

EDITORIALS

Maternal deaths drop by one-third from 1990 to 2008: a United Nations analysis
- John Wilmoth et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.082446

National and global responsibilities for health
- Lawrence O Gostin et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.082636

Implications of the Adelaide Statement on Health in All Policies
- Rüdiger Krech et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.082461

NEWS

Life-saving learning around the drinking pot

New Zealand cuts health spending to control costs

Sierra Leone's long recovery from the scars of war

RESEARCH

Retrospective comparative evaluation of the lasting impact of a community-based primary health care programme on under-5 mortality in villages around Jamkhed, India
- Vera Mann, Alex Eble, Chris Frost, Ramaswamy Premkumar & Peter Boone
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.064469

Common perinatal mental disorders in northern Viet Nam: community prevalence and health care use
- Jane Fisher et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.067066

Declining child mortality in northern Malawi despite high rates of infection with HIV
- A Jahn, S Floyd, AC Crampin, H Mvula, V Mwinuka, E Mwaiyeghele, N McGrath, B Zaba, PEM Fine & JR Glynn
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.075085

Effectiveness of zinc supplementation plus oral rehydration salts for diarrhoea in infants aged less than 6 months in Haryana state, India
- Sarmila Mazumder et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.075986

Measuring and correcting biased child mortality statistics in countries with generalized epidemics of HIV infection
- Timothy B Hallett et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071779

Trends in smoking and quitting in China from 1993 to 2003: National Health Service Survey data
- Juncheng Qian et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.064709

POLICY & PRACTICE

Context counts: training health workers in and for rural and remote areas
- Roger Strasser & Andre-Jacques Neusy
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072462

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

The formulation and implementation of a national helmet law: a case study from Viet Nam
- Jonathon W Passmore et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071662

Expansion of antiretroviral treatment to rural health centre level by a mobile service in Mumbwa district, Zambia
- Christopher Dube et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.063982

PERSPECTIVES

A standardized health information system for refugee settings: rationale, challenges and the way forward
- C Haskew et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.074096

Suicide research and prevention in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific
- Allison Milner & Diego De Leo
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.070821

CORRIGENDUM

Corrigendum
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.101010