Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Online first

These articles have been peer-reviewed, accepted and edited. They have not yet been formatted and finalized with corrections from authors and proofreaders so the text could change before final publication. When the articles are assigned to a print issue they will be removed from this page, assigned a digital object identifier (doi), indexed by PubMed and deposited with PubMed Central.

Available online 1 September 2014:


  • ID: BLT.13.130708
    pdf, 132kb

    Developing an alcohol policy assessment toolkit; application in the western Pacific
    - Natacha Carragher, Joshua Byrnes, Christopher M Doran & Anthony Shakeshaft
  • ID: BLT.13.134239
    pdf, 486kb

    Trends in all-cause mortality during the scale-up of an antiretroviral therapy programme: a cross-sectional study in Lusaka, Zambia
    - Sujit D Rathod, Benjamin H Chi, Thankian Kusanthan, Batista Chilopa, Jens Levy, Izukanji Sikazwe, Peter Mwaba & Jeffrey SA Stringer
  • ID: BLT.13.129254
    pdf, 340kb

    Health and happiness: cross-sectional household surveys in Finland, Poland and Spain
    - Marta Miret, Francisco Félix Caballero, Somnath Chatterji, Beatriz Olaya, Beata Tobiasz-Adamczyk, Seppo Koskinen, Matilde Leonardi, Josep Maria Haro & José Luis Ayuso-Mateos
  • ID: BLT.13.135145
    pdf, 398kb

    Review of surveillance and insurance data towards measles elimination in Germany
    - Anja Takla, Ole Wichmann, Thorsten Rieck & Dorothe Matysiak-Klose
  • ID: BLT.13.126615
    pdf, 142kb

    Incidence of and illnesses associated with catastrophic household expenditure on health in Nepal: a cross-sectional survey
    - Eiko Saito, Stuart Gilmour, Md Mizanur Rahman, Ghan Shyam Gautam, Pradeep Krishna Shreshta & Kenji Shibuya


  • ID: BLT.13.129775
    pdf, 514kb

    Improving the estimation of the tuberculosis burden in India
    - Krycia Cowling, Rakhi Dandona & Lalit Dandona
  • ID: BLT.14.137653
    pdf, 509kb

    The global diffusion of organ transplantation: trends, drivers and policy implications
    - Sarah L White, Richard Hirth, Beatriz Mahíllo, Beatriz Domínguez-Gil, Francis L Delmonico, Luc Noel, Jeremy Chapman, Rafael Matesanz, Mar Carmona, Marina Alvarez, Jose R Núñez & Alan Leichtman


  • ID: BLT.13.133512
    pdf, 71kb

    Establishing an early warning alert and response network following the 2013 Solomon Islands tsunami
    - Augustine Bilve, Francisco Nogareda, Cynthia Joshua, Lester Ross, Christopher Betcha, Kara Durski, Juliet Fleischl & Eric Nilles