In this month’s Bulletin
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2014;92:77. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.14.000214
In editorials this month, Bruno Meessen and colleagues (78) explain why the health district strategy needs updating in the context of universal health coverage, and Saverio Giampaoli & Vincenzo Romano Spica (79) describe efforts to minimise the disease transmission and injuries associated with recreational use of water. Gary Humphreys (82–83) reports on attempts to introduce solar power in African health clinics. Fiona Fleck interviews Heidi Larson (84–85) on approaches to building public trust in vaccines.
Unplugging the fridge
Patrick Lydon et al. (86–92) estimate the money saved by keeping vaccines at ambient temperatures.
Reducing hospital visits for diarrhoea
Marcelino Esparza-Aguilar et al. (117–125) track the effects of introducing rotavirus vaccination.
Identifying problems, improving outcomes
J Crofts et al. (146–152) show that maternity dashboards can improve clinical care.
Ranking research questions
Moazzam Ali et al. (93–98) set a global research agenda for contraception.
Getting fatter with fast food
Roberto De Vogli et al. (99–107) examine the links between fast food transactions, obesity and market deregulation.
Regulatory impediments to rational use
S Asra Husain et al. (108–116) examine national laws for measures to ensure opioid availability.
Diagnosed with – but not treated for – tuberculosis
Peter MacPherson et al. (126–138) review the evidence on loss to follow-up.
Investment agreements and the global food supply
Anne Marie Thow & Benn McGrady (139–145) examine the effects of foreign direct investment on nutrition.