In this month’s Bulletin
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2012;90:713-713. doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.001012
In editorials this month, Stephen Martin and colleagues (714) explain why stockpiles of oral cholera vaccine are needed and Godelieve van Heteren and colleagues (715) point to areas of debate in health systems research. Ben Jones & Mireia Bes (718–719) report on efforts to increase organ donations.
Tracking deadly diarrhoea
Shaun K Morris et al. (720–727) estimate deaths due to rotavirus.
Reproductive health impacts
Gita Ramjee & Handan Wand (748–755) measure how much hormonal contraceptives effect HIV transmission and pregnancy
Wilfrido Clara et al. (756–763) report rates of severe pneumonia in children.
Documenting a demographic transition
Nguyen Phuong Hoa et al. (764–772) use surveillance to estimate mortality rates.
Complications of male circumcision
Amy Herman-Roloff et al. (773–781) examine the safety of voluntary male circumcision programmes.
Lessons from pandemics
Luis Meave Gutiérrez-Mendoza et al. (782–787) describe how oseltamivir was stored and distributed in 2009.
Saving money on drugs
Octavio Gómez-Dantés et al. (788–792) explain how better negotiation reduced the costs of procuring medicines.
TR Fricke et al. (728–738) estimate how much it would cost to correct refractive error.
Treating every case
Hsien-Ho Lin et al. (739–747) consider the likely impact of new methods of diagnosing tuberculosis.