Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 91, Number 9, September 2013, 621-715

Special theme: women's health beyond reproduction - a new agenda

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.000913

EDITORIALS

At the crossroads: transforming health systems to address women’s health across the life course
Flavia Bustreo, Oleg Chestnov, Felicia Marie Knaul, Islene Araujo de Carvalho, Mario Merialdi, Marleen Temmerman & John R Beard
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.128439

Rallying United Nations organizations in the fight against noncommunicable diseases
Oleg Chestnov, Menno Van Hilten, Colin McIff & Alexey Kulikov
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.128348

NEWS

Public health round-up
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.010913

The breast cancer conundrum
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.020913

The new women’s health agenda
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.030913

RESEARCH

Global mortality trends and patterns in older women
Gretchen A Stevens, Colin D Mathers & John R Beard
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109710

Cervical and female breast cancers in the Americas: current situation and opportunities for action
Silvana Luciani, Anna Cabanes, Elisa Prieto-Lara & Vilma Gawryszewski
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.116699

Risk factors for noncommunicable chronic diseases in women in China: surveillance efforts
Yichong Li, Limin Wang, Yong Jiang, Mei Zhang & Linhong Wang
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117549

A life-course perspective on physical functioning in women
Geeske Peeters, Annette J Dobson, Dorly JH Deeg & Wendy J Brown
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.123075

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Differences by sex in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Esayas Haregot Hilawe, Hiroshi Yatsuya, Leo Kawaguchi & Atsuko Aoyama
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.113415

POLICY & PRACTICE

Why the time is right to tackle breast and cervical cancer in low-resource settings
Vivien Davis Tsu, Jose Jeronimo & Benjamin O Anderson
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.116020

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Innovative public–private partnership: a diagonal approach to combating women’s cancers in Africa
Doyin Oluwole, John Kraemer & for Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109777

Integration of comprehensive women’s health programmes into health systems: cervical cancer prevention, care and control in Rwanda
Agnes Binagwaho, Fidele Ngabo, Claire M Wagner, Cathy Mugeni, Maurice Gatera, Cameron T Nutt & Sabin Nsanzimana
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.116087

PERSPECTIVES

Recommendations towards an integrated, life-course approach to women’s health in the post-2015 agenda
Gustavo S Azenha, Cristina Parsons-Perez, Sarah Goltz, Afsan Bhadelia, Alessandra Durstine, Felicia Knaul, Julie Torode, Ann Starrs, Helen McGuire, Jennifer Drake Kidwell, Ariella Rojhani & Ricky Lu
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117622

Sexual health in older women
Manjula Lusti-Narasimhan & John R Beard
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.119230

Accelerating action towards universal health coverage by applying a gender lens
Judith Rodin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.127027

Policy directions to improve women’s health beyond reproduction
Flavia Bustreo, Isabelle de Zoysa & Islene Araujo de Carvalho
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109785

CORRIGENDUM