Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 92, Number 7, July 2014, 465-544

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.000714

EDITORIALS

Making history: from a public health emergency to a polio-free world
R Bruce Aylward
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.142273

Accelerating progress on women’s and children’s health
Carole Presern, Flavia Bustreo, Tim Evans & Abdul Ghaffar
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.142398

NEWS

Public health round-up
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.010714

Reinventing the toilet for 2.5 billion in need
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.020714

Thailand’s health ambitions pay off
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.030714

RESEARCH

Use of text messages to communicate clinical recommendations to health workers in rural China: a cluster-randomized trial
Yaolong Chen, Kehu Yang, Tao Jing, Jinhui Tian, Xiping Shen, Changchun Xie, Bin Ma, Yali Liu, Liang Yao & Xiaoyuan Cao
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.127076

Assessing equity in the geographical distribution of community pharmacies in South Africa in preparation for a national health insurance scheme
Kim Ward, David Sanders, Henry Leng & Allyson M Pollock
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.130005

Mass administration of azithromycin and Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage: cross-sectional surveys in the Gambia
Sarah E Burr, Sally Milne, James Jafali, Ebrima Bojang, Megha Rajasekhar, John Hart, Emma M Harding-Esch, Martin J Holland, David CW Mabey, Ansumana Sillah, Robin L Bailey & Anna Roca
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.133462

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Is there scope for cost savings and efficiency gains in HIV services? A systematic review of the evidence from low- and middle-income countries
Mariana Siapka, Michelle Remme, Carol Dayo Obure, Claudia B Maier, Karl L Dehne & Anna Vassall
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.127639

POLICY & PRACTICE

Adoption, implementation and prioritization of specialist outreach policy in Australia: a national perspective
Belinda G O’Sullivan, Catherine M Joyce & Matthew R McGrail
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.130385

International investment agreements and public health: neutralizing a threat through treaty drafting
Bryan Mercurio
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.130955

A multicomponent strategy to improve the availability of antivenom for treating snakebite envenoming
José María Gutiérrez, Thierry Burnouf, Robert A Harrison, Juan J Calvete, Ulrich Kuch, David A Warrell, David J Williams, & for the Global Snakebite Initiative
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132431

Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality
Shyama Kuruvilla, Julian Schweitzer, David Bishai, Sadia Chowdhury, Daniele Caramani, Laura Frost, Rafael Cortez, Bernadette Daelmans, Andres de Francisco, Taghreed Adam, Robert Cohen, Y Natalia Alfonso, Jennifer Franz-Vasdeki, Seemeen Saadat, Beth Anne Pratt, Beatrice Eugster, Sarah Bandali, Pritha Venkatachalam, Rachael Hinton, John Murray, Sharon Arscott-Mills, Henrik Axelson, Blerta Maliqi, Intissar Sarker, Rama Lakshminarayanan, Troy Jacobs, Susan Jacks, Elizabeth Mason, Abdul Ghaffar, Nicholas Mays, Carole Presern, Flavia Bustreo & on behalf of the Success Factors for Women’s and Children’s Health study groups
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.138131