Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 86, Number 2, February 2008, 81-160

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

WHO 60th anniversary commemorative volume; Care and treatment of sick children; Measuring the trauma burden; Outcomes and coverage of vaccination; Resistance to change; Vicious cycles; Politics and the ashtray; Eye on public health; Why are we prone to disease?; A snapshot of maternal health worldwide; Catching cases.

EDITORIALS

Malaria eradication back on the table
- Marcel Tanner & Don de Savigny
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.050633

What evolutionary biology offers public health
- Randolph M Nesse
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049601

Echocardiographic screening for rheumatic heart disease
- Eloi Marijon et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.046680

NEWS

Getting health to rural communities in Bangladesh

Space technology: a new frontier for public health

Smoke alarm from Afghanistan to Morocco

An interview with Awa Marie Coll-Seck - Hopes and fears for malaria

RESEARCH

Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: a new delivery system and its effect on maternal health and pregnancy outcomes in Uganda
- A K Mbonye et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041822

Cost-effectiveness of malaria diagnostic methods in sub-Saharan Africa in an era of combination therapy
- Samual Shillcutt et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042259

Individuals and population burdens of major trauma in the Netherlands
- Herman R Holtslag et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.033803

Comparison of rubella seroepidemiology in 17 countries: progress towards international disease control targets
- Anthony Nardone et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.042010

Methodological considerations in implementing the WHO Global Survey for Monitoring Maternal and Perinatal Health
- Archana Shah et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.039842

Clinical assessment and treatment in paediatric wards in the north-east of the United Republic of Tanzania
- Hugh Reyburn et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.041723

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Vaccination greatly reduces disease, disability, death and inequity worldwide
- FE Andre et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.040089

Resistance to implementing policy change: the case of Ukraine
- Rifat Atun & Igor Olynik
doi: 10.2471/BLT.06.034991

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Optimizing paediatric HIV care in Kenya: challenges in early infant diagnosis
- Peter Cherutich et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.040402