Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 90, Number 10, October 2012, 713-792

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.001012

EDITORIALS

Stockpiling oral cholera vaccine
Stephen Martin, Alejandro Costa & William Perea
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.112433

Time for innovative dialogue on health systems research
Bruno Meessen, Godelieve van Heteren, Robert Soeters, Gyuri Fritsche & Wim van Damme
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.112326

NEWS

Public health round-up

RESEARCH

Rotavirus mortality in India: estimates based on a nationally representative survey of diarrhoeal deaths
Shaun K Morris, Shally Awasthi, Ajay Khera, Diego G Bassani, Gagandeep Kang, Umesh D Parashar, Rajesh Kumar, Anita Shet, Roger I Glass, Prabhat Jha & for the Million Death Study Collaborators
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.101873

Global cost of correcting vision impairment from uncorrected refractive error
TR Fricke, BA Holden, DA Wilson, G Schlenther, KS Naidoo, S Resnikoff & KD Frick
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.104034

The impact of new tuberculosis diagnostics on transmission: why context matters
Hsien-Ho Lin, David Dowdy, Christopher Dye, Megan Murray & Ted Cohen
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.101436

Population-level impact of hormonal contraception on incidence of HIV infection and pregnancy in women in Durban, South Africa
Gita Ramjee & Handan Wand
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.105700

Estimated incidence of influenza-virus-associated severe pneumonia in children in El Salvador, 2008–2010
Wilfrido Clara, Julio Armero, David Rodriguez, Celina de Lozano, Luis Bonilla, Percy Minaya, Rafael Chacón, Jorge Jara, Natalia Blanco, Marc-Alain Widdowson, Joseph Bresee, Xiyan Xu, Alexander Klimov, Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner & Nivaldo Linares-Perez
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.098202

Mortality measures from sample-based surveillance: evidence of the epidemiological transition in Viet Nam
Nguyen Phuong Hoa, Chalapati Rao, Damian G Hoy, Nguyen Duc Hinh, Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc & Duc Anh Ngo
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.100750

Factors associated with the safety of voluntary medical male circumcision in Nyanza province, Kenya
Amy Herman-Roloff, Robert C Bailey & Kawango Agot
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.106112

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Oseltamivir storage, distribution and dispensing following the 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak in Mexico
Luis Meave Gutiérrez-Mendoza, Brian Schwartz, José de Jesús Méndez de Lira & Veronika J Wirtz
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.101733

A new entity for the negotiation of public procurement prices for patented medicines in Mexico
Octavio Gómez-Dantés, Veronika J Wirtz, Michael R Reich, Paulina Terrazas & Maki Ortiz
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.106633