Bulletin of the World Health Organization

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Available online 1 February 2015:


  • ID: BLT.14.142489
    pdf, 189kb

    Introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria to drug shops in Uganda: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    - Jessica Cohen, Günther Fink, Kathleen Maloney, Katrina Berg, Matthew Jordan, Theodore Svoronos, Flavia Aber & William Dickens
  • ID: BLT.14.140368
    pdf, 235kb

    Assessing the potential for improvement of primary care in 34 countries: a cross-sectional survey
    - Willemijn LA Schäfer, Wienke GW Boerma, Anna M Murante, Herman JM Sixma, François G Schellevis & Peter P Groenewegen
  • ID: BLT.14.142745
    pdf, 166kb

    Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis and antiretroviral therapy: an observational cohort study in China
    - Wei Cheng, Yasong Wu, Yi Wen, Ye Ma, Decai Zhao, Zhihui Dou, Weiwei Zhang, Marc Bulterys & Fujie Zhang
  • ID: BLT.14.139998
    pdf, 135kb

    Legislation coverage for child injury prevention in China
    - Li Li, Robert Scherpbier, Jing Wu, Xu Zhu, Wei Zhang, Lin Zhang, Xin Gao, Jiesi Luo & Guoqing Hu


  • ID: BLT.14.139022
    pdf, 104kb

    Big data in global health: improving health in low- and middle-income countries
    - Rosemary Wyber, Samuel Vaillancourt, William Perry, Priya Mannava, Temitope Folaranmi & Leo Anthony Celi


  • ID: BLT.14.140970
    pdf, 230kb

    The burden of child maltreatment in China
    - Xiangming Fang, Deborah A Fry, Kai Ji, David Finkelhor, Jingqi Chen, Patricia Lannen & Michael P Dunne
  • ID: BLT.14.141390
    pdf, 857kb

    Participants’ understanding of informed consent in clinical trials over three decades: systematic review and meta-analysis
    - Nguyen Thanh Tam, Nguyen Tien Huy, Le Thi Bich Thoa, Nguyen Phuoc Long, Nguyen Thi Huyen Trang, Kenji Hirayama & Juntra Karbwang


  • ID: BLT.14.140723
    pdf, 50kb

    Rabies control in India: a need to close the gap between research and policy
    - Syed Shahid Abbas & Manish Kakkar