Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 88, Number 11, November 2010, 797–876

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

Africa: preventing malaria in infants; Africa: HIV infection among older adults; Bangladesh: facing food insecurity; China: responding to viral hepatitis; Kenya: hiring more nurses; Mongolia: surviving sepsis; New Zealand: tobacco warnings; South Africa: bridging the gap; Global: cause-of-death data; Global: water science and health; Global: measuring disability; Global: volunteer spirit or exploitation?; Global: ethics of human tissue transplantation

EDITORIALS

Women’s and children’s health: from pledges to action
- Flavia Bustreo & Julio Frenk
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.083485

The impact of cell phones on public health surveillance
- Shaohua Sean Hu et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.082669

Access to essential medicines in national constitutions
- SK Perehudoff et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.078733

NEWS

At last a global response to viral hepatitis

Bridging the gap in South Africa

Antimicrobial resistance: revisiting the “tragedy of the commons”

RESEARCH

Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants: a decision-support tool for sub-Saharan Africa
- Ilona Carneiro et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072397

Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
- T Bedirhan Üstün et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.067231

The impact of an emergency hiring plan on the shortage and distribution of nurses in Kenya: the importance of information systems
- JM Gross et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072678

Availability and quality of cause-of-death data for estimating the global burden of injuries
- Kavi Bhalla et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.068809

Nationwide survey on resource availability for implementing current sepsis guidelines in Mongolia
- Otgon Bataar et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.077073

HIV infection in older adults in sub-Saharan Africa: extrapolating prevalence from existing data
- Joel Negin & Robert G Cumming
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076349

Impact of a cash-for-work programme on food consumption and nutrition among women and children facing food insecurity in rural Bangladesh
- CGN Mascie-Taylor et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.080994

POLICY & PRACTICE

Lessons from New Zealand’s introduction of pictorial health warnings on tobacco packaging
- Janet Hoek et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076695

PERSPECTIVES

Examining health-care volunteerism in a food- and financially-insecure world
- Kenneth Maes
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.074120

Human cells and tissues: the need for a global ethical framework
- Jean-Paul Pirnay et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.074542

Engaging with the water sector for public health benefits: waterborne pathogens and diseases in developed countries
- Jonathan W Bridge et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072512

CORRIGENDUM

Corrigendum
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.101110

BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

The third ten years of the World Health Organization: 1968–1977
- S William A Gunn
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.077313

Choked pipes: reforming Pakistan’s mixed health system
- Shehla Zaidi
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.079285

Letters

Neonatal vitamin A supplementation and infant mortality
- Harshpal Singh Sachdev, Betty R Kirkwood & Christine Stabell Benn
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.083030