In this month's Bulletin
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2012;90:477-477. doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.000712
Flavia Bustreo et al. (478) call for papers for an upcoming theme issue on women’s health beyond reproduction. In a second editorial, Amitava Banerjee (479) highlights the need for better coordination of efforts to address noncommunicable diseases.
In the news section, Patrick Adams (482–483) looks at the new challenges for scientists in the polio endgame, while Gary Humphreys (484–485) examines the possibilities of particle therapy for treating cancer. In an interview, former UN peacekeeper Roméo Dallaire (486–487) talks about how to rehabilitate soldiers after conflict.
Ma Runmei et al. (488–494) study the effect of patient and staff education on caesarean rates at a tertiary hospital.
Stephane Helleringer et al. (495–503) assess participation in supplementary immunization activities.
Reducing HIV transmission
Benjamin Armbruster & Aaron M Lucas (504–512) study the potential effects of an annual month without sex in populations with high HIV prevalence.
Stricter food policies
Martin O’Flaherty et al. (522–531) estimate the lives that could be saved by stricter targets for salt, fat and fruit and vegetable consumption.
Lizell B Madsen et al. (554–556) ask whether price reductions are enough to ensure universal access to rotavirus vaccines.
Years after disability
JA Haagsma et al. (513–521) develop a method for calculating years lived with disability after injury.
Living with hepatitis C
Nathan Ford et al. (540–550) assess hepatitis C treatment outcomes in low- and middle-income countries.
How much does it cost to make health regulations?
Nick Wilson et al. (532–539) estimate the costs to government of enacting public health legislation.
Ian Forde et al. (551–553) argue that the health sector can make better use of cash transfer schemes.