Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 89, Number 9, September 2011, 621-700

EDITORIALS

The psychosocial response to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
- Manabu Yamazaki et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.093997

Remind me again: why are we here?
- Amal Shafik & Bart Criel
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.089755

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.000911

NEWS

Unlocking the power of books for people with disabilities

Screening still the “best buy” for tackling cervical cancer

Sitting with the women under the trees

RESEARCH

Electronic monitoring of treatment adherence and validation of alternative adherence measures in tuberculosis patients: a pilot study
- Jossy van den Boogaard et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086462

Sensitivity and specificity of typhoid fever rapid antibody tests for laboratory diagnosis at two sub-Saharan African sites
- Karen H Keddy et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.087627

Cardiovascular disease prevention in Ghana: feasibility of a faith-based organizational approach
- Patricia Karen A Abanilla et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086777

Elective induction versus spontaneous labour in Latin America
- Gláucia Virgínia Guerra et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.061226

The impact of adolescent pertussis immunization, 2004–2009: lessons from Australia
- Helen E Quinn & Peter B McIntyre
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086538

A point-of-care test for measles diagnosis: detection of measles-specific IgM antibodies and viral nucleic acid
- Lenesha Warrener et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.088427

POLICY & PRACTICE

Meeting global health challenges through operational research and management science
- Geoff Royston
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086066

Imprisonment and women’s health: concerns about gender sensitivity, human rights and public health
- Brenda J van den Bergh et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.082842

ROUND TABLE

Can performance-based financing be used to reform health systems in developing countries?
- Megan Ireland et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.087379

Performance-based financing: the need for more research
- Paulin Basinga et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.089912

Looking at the effects of performance-based financing through a complex adaptive systems lens
- Jean Macq & Jean-Christophe Chiem
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.089920

Why there is so much enthusiasm for performance-based financing, particularly in developing countries
- Robert Soeters & Piet Vroeg
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.089987

CORRIGENDUM

Corrigendum
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.100911