Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 86, Number 5, May 2008, 321-416

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

WHO 60th anniversary commemorative volume; Primary health care revolution; Number one killer; Twenty years’ experience; Seeking care too late; Making oxygen available; A lethal combination; Who is at risk and why?; Is the vaccine safe?; Case management at tipping point; Nutrition and pneumonia; Vaccines improve child survival; Antibiotics, oxygen and training; Indoor air pollution; Advances increase inequity

EDITORIALS

A global action plan for the prevention and control of pneumonia
- Brian Greenwood
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053348

Can the burden of pneumonia among HIV-infected children be reduced?
- Prakash Mohan Jeena
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053223

NEWS

News

HIV drives children’s pneumonia in sub-Saharan Africa

Controversial funding mechanism to fight pneumonia

Cuba’s primary health care revolution: 30 years on

An interview with Tabish Hazir: Pneumonia: No. 1 killer of Pakistan’s children.

RESEARCH

Delayed care seeking for fatal pneumonia in children aged under five years in Uganda: a case-series study
- Karin Källander et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049353

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

From research to national expansion: 20 years’ experience of community-based management of childhood pneumonia in Nepal
- P Dawson et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.047688

Implementation of an oxygen concentrator system in district hospital paediatric wards throughout Malawi
- Penny Enarson et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.048017

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEWS

Challenges to improving case management of childhood pneumonia at health facilities in resource-limited settings
- Stephen M Graham et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.048512

Acute lower respiratory infections in childhood: opportunities for reducing the global burden through nutritional interventions
- Daniel E Roth et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049114

Vaccines to prevent pneumonia and improve child survival
- Shabir A Madhi et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.044503

Safety profile of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines: systematic review of pre- and post-licensure data
- Frank DeStefano et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.048025

Community case management of pneumonia: at a tipping point?
- David R Marsh et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.048462

Indoor air pollution from unprocessed solid fuel use and pneumonia risk in children aged under five years: a systematic review and meta-analysis
- Mukesh Dherani et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.044529

Equity and child-survival strategies
- EK Mulholland et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.044545

Epidemiology and etiology of childhood pneumonia
- Igor Rudan et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.048769