In this month’s Bulletin
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2013;91:545. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.13.000813 [PDF]
In the editorial section, David B Evans and colleagues (546) discuss the dimensions of universal health coverage. In the news, Gary Humphreys & Catherine Fiankan-Bokonga (549–550) report on the approach France is taking to counter trends in childhood obesity. Fiona Fleck (551–552) interviews Philip James on how the global obesity epidemic started and what should be done to reverse it.
Measuring water quality
Ayotunde T Etchie et al. (553–561) calculate the disease burden caused by unsafe water.
Violent ends to young lives
Shanaaz Mathews et al. (562–568) describe the epidemiology of child homicides.
Republic of Korea
Hyeun-Kyoo Shin et al. (569–575) report adverse events of traditional medicine.
Hot days and hospital use
Emily YY Chan et al. (576–584) study the relationship between weather and illness.
Peru, Uganda & Viet Nam
Reaching adolescent girls
Carol E Levin et al. (585–592) estimate the cost of delivering HPV vaccines.
Breastfeeding in emergencies
Mohamed Ag Ayoya et al. (612–617) evaluate the impact of baby tents.
Healthy mothers, healthy babies
Atif Rahman et al. (593–601) review the evidence for treating perinatal mental disorders.
Joseph Kutzin (602–611) outlines policy implications of working towards universal health coverage.
Reforming research incentives
Mary Moran (618–620) debates the scope of a research and development convention.