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Available online 16 November 2017:


  • ID: BLT.16.189241
    pdf, 699kb

    Implementation research: reactive mass vaccination with single-dose oral cholera vaccine, Zambia
    - Marc Poncin, Gideon Zulu, Caroline Voute, Eva Ferreras, Clara Mbwili Muleya, Kennedy Malama, Lorenzo Pezzoli, Jacob Mufunda, Hugues Robert, Florent Uzzeni, Francisco J Luquero, Elizabeth Chizema & Iza Ciglenecki
  • ID: BLT.17.194126
    pdf, 420kb

    Access to maternal health services: geographical inequalities, United Republic of Tanzania
    - Claudia Hanson, Sabine Gabrysch, Godfrey Mbaruku, Jonathan Cox, Elibariki Mkumbo, Fatuma Manzi, Joanna Schellenberg & Carine Ronsmans
  • ID: BLT.17.198663
    pdf, 1.48Mb

    Activity-based costing of health-care delivery, Haiti
    - Ryan K McBain, Gregory Jerome, Fernet Leandre, Micaela Browning, Jonathan Warsh, Mahek Shah, Bipin Mistry, Peterson Abnis I Faure, Claire Pierre, Anna P Fang, Jean Claude Mugunga, Gary Gottlieb, Joseph Rhatigan & Robert Kaplan


  • ID: BLT.16.190470
    pdf, 92kb

    Mental health care during the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Sierra Leone
    - Stania Kamara, Anna Walder, Jennifer Duncan, Antoinet Kabbedijk, Peter Hughes & Andrew Muana


  • ID: BLT.17.195735
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    Health-care workers’ occupational exposures to body fluids in 21 countries in Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis
    - Asa Auta, Emmanuel O Adewuyi, Amom Tor-Anyiin, David Aziz, Esther Ogbole, Brian O Ogbonna & Davies Adeloye
  • ID: BLT.17.195735
    pdf, 335kb

    Systematic review of dietary trans-fat reduction interventions
    - Lirije Hyseni, Helen Bromley, Chris Kypridemos, Martin O’Flaherty, Ffion Lloyd-Williams, Maria Guzman-Castillo, Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard & Simon Capewell


  • ID: BLT.17.196758
    pdf, 49kb

    Uddanam nephropathy in India: a challenge for epidemiologists
    - Praveen Gadde, Suresh Sanikommu, Ramesh Manumanthu & Anitha Akkaloori
  • ID: BLT.17.196329
    pdf, 62kb

    Improving the health and well-being of children of migrant workers
    - Catherine Jan, Xiaolin Zhou & Randall S Stafford
  • ID: BLT.17.199547
    pdf, 61kb

    A framework for stimulating economic investments to prevent emerging diseases
    - Daniel L Schar, Gavin Mark Yamey, Catherine C Machalaba & William B Karesh