Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 84, Number 2, February 2006, 81-160

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Need for continuous disease control efforts; Breastfeeding dilemma for HIV-positive mothers; Lao district health programmes; Public Health Classic: an holistic approach to health

EDITORIALS

Control, elimination, eradication and re-emergence of infectious diseases: getting the message right
- David Heymann

Informal health workers — to be encouraged or condemned?
- Francis Omaswa

NEWS

News

New report on corruption in health; Controversial new vaccine to prevent cervical cancer

WHO News

History's humbling lessons - Interview with Dr Marc Danzon; Recent news from WHO

RESEARCH

Measles surveillance in Victoria, Australia
- Yung-Hsuan J Wang, Ross M Andrews, & Stephen B Lambert

TB case-finding in southern Ethiopia
- Estifanos Biru Shargie, Odd Mørkve, & Bernt Lindtjørn

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Hybrid data capture approach for monitoring HAART patients
- Hermann Bussmann et al.

POLICY & PRACTICE

District health programmes in Lao PDR
- Carol Perks, Michael J Toole, & Khamla Phouthonsy

Monitoring scale-up of antiretroviral therapy programmes
- J Ties Boerma et al.

PUBLIC HEALTH CLASSIC

The cost of sickness and the price of health
- C-EA Winslow

Commentary: Fighting poverty and disease in an integrated approach
- Martine Audibert

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Medical ethics manual
- Rosanne W Peeling & Abha Saxena
Getting health reform right: a guide to improving performance
- Rifat Atun

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