Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 88, Number 8, August 2010, 561-640

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Afghanistan: outdated estimates; Afghanistan: starting from scratch; Israel: safety on the school bus; Kenya: more deaths from HIV; Malaysia: disability after encephalitis; South Africa: more treatment, faster; United States of America: operating on a best guess; Global: a painful shortage; Global: shake test; Global: whose problem is it?; Global: fat taxes; Global: how many beds?

EDITORIALS

Conflict in least-developed countries: challenging the Millennium Development Goals
- Peter S Hill et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071365

Women and tobacco: a fatal attraction
- Margaretha Haglund
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.080747

NEWS

World laments loss of pathology service

So many questions, so few answers

RESEARCH

Pupil behaviour on school buses and potential risk factors for injury: an observational study
- Sharon Goldman & Kobi Peleg
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.058396

Infant and under-five mortality in Afghanistan: current estimates and limitations
- Kavitha Viswanathan et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.068957

Disability after encephalitis: development and validation of a new outcome score
- Penny Lewthwaite et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.071357

Scale-up of a decentralized HIV treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: does rapid expansion affect patient outcomes?
- Portia C Mutevedzi et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.069419

Mortality and health among internally displaced persons in western Kenya following post-election violence, 2008: novel use of demographic surveillance
- Daniel R Feikin et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.069732

The effect of fiscal policy on diet, obesity and chronic disease: a systematic review
- Anne Marie Thow et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.070987

Behavioural interventions for HIV positive prevention in developing countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis
- Caitlin E Kennedy et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.068213

Validation of the shake test for detecting freeze damage to adsorbed vaccines
- Ümit Kartoglu et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.056879

POLICY & PRACTICE

Hospital capacity planning: from measuring stocks to modelling flows
- Bernd Rechel et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.073361

PERSPECTIVES

Building and retaining the neglected anaesthesia health workforce: is it crucial for health systems strengthening through primary health care?
- Meena Cherian et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072371

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Reproductive health and human rights: the way forward
- Jane Cottingham
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.073833