Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 88, Number 12, December 2010, 877-953

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Africa; Male circumcision: more research needed; Many more workers needed to treat HIV; Changing disease patterns; China; Using the Internet to fight tuberculosis; Is acupuncture risky?; Mongolia; Too many antibiotics; Sierra Leone; Grand plan, but who will pay?; Uganda; Surgical standards not up to scratch; Global; Are mobile phone base stations making us sick?; Limit antibiotic use for prophylaxis; More harm than good

EDITORIALS

Containing antimicrobial resistance: a renewed effort
- Krisantha Weerasuriya et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.084236

New disability weights for the global burden of disease
- Joshua A Salomon
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.084301

Vaccine innovation done differently
- Roy Widdus
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.082826

NEWS

Mother or nothing: the agony of infertility

Now it’s free, how to pay for it? Sierra Leone’s dilemma

Maasai couples seek safer solutions to infertility

RESEARCH

Systematic review on the health effects of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields from mobile phone base stations
- Martin Röösli et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071852

Paediatric surgery and anaesthesia in south-western Uganda: a cross-sectional survey
- Isabeau A Walker et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076703

Traditional male circumcision in eastern and southern Africa: a systematic review of prevalence and complications
- Andrea Wilcken et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072975

Acupuncture-related adverse events: a systematic review of the Chinese literature
- Junhua Zhang et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076737

To give is better than to receive: compliance with WHO guidelines for drug donations during 2000–2008
- Lisa Bero et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.079764

Survey of non-prescribed use of antibiotics for children in an urban community in Mongolia
- Ganchimeg Togoobaatar et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.079004

POLICY & PRACTICE

Engaging hospitals to meet tuberculosis control targets in China: using the Internet as a tool to put policy into practice
- Lixia Wang et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071753

Health transition in Africa: practical policy proposals for primary care
- D Maher et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.077891

PERSPECTIVES

Time for new recommendations on cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for HIV-exposed infants in developing countries?
- Anna Coutsoudis et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076422

Universal antiretroviral treatment: the challenge of human resources
- Till Bärnighausen et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.073890

CORRIGENDUM

Corrigendum
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.101210

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Traditional medicine: a global perspective
- Donald M Marcus
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.079822