Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 83, Number 5, May 2005, 321-400

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Impact of HIV on measles; Setting priorities for drugs; How to define pneumonia; Integrated child health care mustn’t cost more

EDITORIALS

The promise of primary health care
- Marcos Cueto

Health care has to move into the hi-tech age
- Richard Alvarez

Priority medicines and the world
- M.N. Graham Dukes

NEWS

News

In focus: Governments in a dilemma over bird flu

WHO News

How bad is the environment for our health?; Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Evaluating the impact of HIV on measles control
- Rita F. Helfand et al.

Financing policies and underutilization of children’s health-care services
- Subhash Pokhrel et al.

Pre-existing morbidity in injured and non-injured populations
- Cate M. Cameron et al.

Diagnosis of radiological pneumonia
- Thomas Cherian et al.

Burden of rabies in Africa and Asia
- Darryn L. Knobel et al.

Does IMCI cost more than routine care?
- Taghreed Adam et al.

POLICY & PRACTICE

The future of the HIV pandemic
- Nicholas C. Grassly & Geoffrey P. Garnett
Commentary: New approaches to effectively programming HIV/AIDS prevention resources - John Stover

Monitoring immunization performance
- Enrique Delamonica, Alberto Minujin, & Jama Gulaid

PERSPECTIVES

Time for an additional paradigm? The community-based catalyst approach to public health
- Anders R. Seim
Availability of miltefosine for the treatment of kala-azar in India
- Shyam Sundar & Henry W. Murray

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Climate change and human health: risks and responses
- Paul R. Epstein
Toman’s tuberculosis: case detection, treatment, and monitoring
- Antonio Pio
Tobacco: science, policy and public health
Tobacco smoke and involuntary smoking (IARC Monographs, Volume 83)
- Derek Yach

LETTERS

One-journal-for-MEDLINE initiative in Nepal
- Masamine Jimba, Krishna C. Poudel, & Susumu Wakai