Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 88, Number 3, March 2010, 161-240

Special theme of communicable diseases in the South-East Asia

IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

Asia: Eliminating neglected tropical diseases; Asia: Is there enough money?; India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka & Thailand: Dengue control in Asian cities; Nepal: Reducing diarrhoea and pneumonia deaths; India: High hopes for cholera vaccine; India: Antiretroviral therapy in an urban clinic; India: Global lessons in polio campaigns; India: Cholera reporting inadequate; Cambodia, India & Singapore: Good sanitation pays; Indonesia: Strengthening surveillance and response; Republic of Korea: high-tech health care; Afghanistan: boost in family planning; Ethiopia: khat chewing and road accidents; Reduction in maternal mortality

EDITORIALS

The challenge of communicable diseases in the WHO South-East Asia Region
- Jai P Narain & R Bhatia
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.065169

Climate change and its potential impact on health: a call for integrated action
- Jacob Kumaresan & Nalini Sathiakumar
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076034

Tuberculosis in the WHO South-East Asia Region
- Nani Nair et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.073874

NEWS

High hopes for oral cholera vaccine

In the market for proper sanitation

Spectre of ageing population worries economists

Save lives by counting the dead. interview with Prabhat Jha

RESEARCH

Eco-bio-social determinants of dengue vector breeding: a multicountry study in urban and periurban Asia
- Natarajan Arunachalam et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.067892

Cholera in India: an analysis of reports, 1997–2006
- S Kanungo et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.073460

Tracking maternal mortality declines in Mongolia between 1992 and 2007: the importance of collaboration
- Buyanjargal Yadamsuren et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.061747

POLICY AND PRACTICE

Communicable diseases in the South-East Asia Region of the World Health Organization: towards a more effective response
- Indrani Gupta & Pradeep Guin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.065540

Elimination of neglected tropical diseases in the South-East Asia Region of the World Health Organization
- Jai P Narain et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072322

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Strengthening Indonesia’s Field Epidemiology Training Programme to address International Health Regulations requirements
- I Nyoman Kandun et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.065367

Community-based interventions for diarrhoeal diseases and acute respiratory infections in Nepal
- Madhu Ghimire et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.065649

Outcomes of antiretroviral therapy in a northern Indian urban clinic
- Surendra K Sharma et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.068759

Achieving success with family planning in rural Afghanistan
- Douglas Huber et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.059410

PERSPECTIVES

Global lessons from India’s poliomyelitis elimination campaign
- Narendra K Arora et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072058

Khat, driver impairment and road traffic injuries: a view from Ethiopia
- William Eckersley et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.067512

CORRIGENDUM

Corrigenda
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.100310

Corrigenda
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.120310

PUBLIC HEALTH CLASSICS

From endotoxin to exotoxin: De’s rich legacy to cholera
- G Balakrish Nair & Jai P Narain
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.072504