Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 87, Number 7, July 2009, 485-564

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

Spain: Motorcycle licences and injury risk; Armenia: Food or medicine?; Asia: It’s the health system, not the individual; Brazil: Chagas centenary; Kyrgyzstan: One system for all; Kenya: Post-rape care; Cambodia: Removing the barriers; Mexico: Democratization of health; Mexico: Improving care for diabetes; South Africa: BCG jabs for infants with HIV?; Is screening evidence-based?; Estimating immunization coverage; Cutting antiretroviral prices

EDITORIALS

Health workforce retention in remote and rural areas: call for papers
- Carmen Dolea et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.068494

Improving international research contracting
- David A Sack et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.058099

Preventing HIV transmission with antiretrovirals
- Kevin M De Cock et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.067330

NEWS

News

Armenians struggle for health care and medicines

Chagas: one hundred years later

Ethiopia extends health to its people. An interview with Dr Tedros A Ghebreyesus.

RESEARCH

Road injuries and relaxed licensing requirements for driving light motorcycles in Spain: a time-series analysis
- Katherine Pérez et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.051847

Disseminated bacille Calmette–Guérin disease in HIV-infected South African infants
- AC Hesseling et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.055657

Diabetes treatment and control: the effect of public health insurance for the poor in Mexico
- Sandra G Sosa-Rubí et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053256

Global strategies to reduce the price of antiretroviral medicines: evidence from transactional databases
- Brenda Waning et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.058925

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Evidence base for pre-employment medical screening
- Joseph Pachman
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.052605

WHO and UNICEF estimates of national infant immunization coverage: methods and processes
- Anthony Burton et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053819

The democratization of health in Mexico: financial innovations for universal coverage
- Julio Frenk et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053199

Bismarck meets Beveridge on the Silk Road: coordinating funding sources to create a universal health financing system in Kyrgyzstan
- Joseph Kutzin et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.07.049544

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Delivering post-rape care services: Kenya’s experience in developing integrated services
- N Kilonzo et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.052340

Barriers to access and the purchasing function of health equity funds: lessons from Cambodia
- Maryam Bigdeli & Peter Leslie Annear
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.053058