Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 90, Number 9, September 2012, 633-712


In this month's Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.000912


“E” is for everything else, not least for expanding HIV testing in Europe
Jeffrey V Lazarus & Jens D Lundgren
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.106740

Bridging the gap from knowledge to delivery in the control of childhood diarrhoea
Sheila Isanaka, Greg Elder, Myrto Schaefer, Brigitte Vasset, Emmanuel Baron & Rebecca F Grais
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109504


Public health round-up



Male circumcision programmes in Kenya: lessons from the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007
Zebedee Mwandi, Rebecca Bunnell, Peter Cherutich, Jonathan Mermin, Andrea A Kim, Anthony Gichangi, Patrick Mureithi, Timothy A Kellogg, Tom Oluoch, James Muttunga, Carol Ngare, Evelyn Kim & Reinhard Kaiser
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.096412

From caution to urgency: the evolution of HIV testing and counselling in Africa
R Baggaley, B Hensen, O Ajose, KL Grabbe, VJ Wong, A Schilsky, Y-R Lo, F Lule, R Granich & J Hargreaves
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.100818

Implications of adopting new WHO guidelines for antiretroviral therapy initiation in Ethiopia
Elke Konings, Yirga Ambaw, Katherine Dilley, Peter Gichangi, Tesfaye Arega & Bud Crandall
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.089599

Factors affecting catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment from medical expenses in China: policy implications of universal health insurance
Ye Li, Qunhong Wu, Ling Xu, David Legge, Yanhua Hao, Lijun Gao, Ning Ning & Gang Wan
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.102178


Strategies for delivering insecticide-treated nets at scale for malaria control: a systematic review
Barbara A Willey, Lucy Smith Paintain, Lindsay Mangham, Josip Car & Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.094771

The impact of health insurance in Africa and Asia: a systematic review
Ernst Spaan, Judith Mathijssen, Noor Tromp, Florence McBain, Arthur ten Have & Rob Baltussen
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.102301


Challenging a dogma: antimicrobial susceptibility testing breakpoints for Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Kristian Ängeby, Pontus Juréen, Gunnar Kahlmeter, Sven E Hoffner & Thomas Schön
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.096644


Implementing early infant diagnosis of HIV infection at the primary care level: experiences and challenges in Malawi
Queen Dube, Anna Dow, Chawanangwa Chirambo, Jill Lebov, Lyson Tenthani, Michael Moore, Robert S Heyderman, Annelies Van Rie & for the CHIDEV study team
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.100776

Feasibility of using teleradiology to improve tuberculosis screening and case management in a district hospital in Malawi
Rebecca Marie Coulborn, Isabella Panunzi, Saskia Spijker, William E Brant, Laura Triviño Duran, Cara S Kosack & Michael Mitchell Murowa
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.099473


Women, abortion and the new technical and policy guidance from WHO
Mahmoud F Fathalla & Rebecca J Cook
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.107144