Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 91, Number 12, December 2013, 897-972

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.001213

EDITORIALS

Knowledge is power; information is liberation
Rachel Baggaley, Jesus M Garcia Calleja, Lawrence Marum & Elizabeth Marum
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132464

Public health management of mass gatherings: the Saudi Arabian experience with MERS-CoV
Ziad A Memish & Abdullah A Al-Rabeeah
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132266

NEWS

Public health round-up
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.011213

Push for palliative care stokes debate
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.021213

The joy of facts and figures
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.031213

RESEARCH

Frequent exposure to suboptimal temperatures in vaccine cold-chain system in India: results of temperature monitoring in 10 states
Manoj V Murhekar, Srihari Dutta, Ambujam Nair Kapoor, Sailaja Bitragunta, Raja Dodum, Pramit Ghosh, Karumanagounder Kolanda Swamy, Kalyanranjan Mukhopadhyay, Somorjit Ningombam, Kamlesh Parmar, Devegowda Ravishankar, Balraj Singh, Varsha Singh, Rajesh Sisodiya, Ramaratnam Subramanian & Tana Takum
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.119974

Trends in caesarean delivery by country and wealth quintile: cross-sectional surveys in southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa
Francesca L Cavallaro, Jenny A Cresswell, Giovanny VA França, Cesar G Victora, Aluísio JD Barros & Carine Ronsmans
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117598

Monitoring service delivery for universal health coverage: the Service Availability and Readiness Assessment
Kathryn O’Neill, Marina Takane, Ashley Sheffel, Carla Abou-Zahr & Ties Boerma
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.116798

Management of children exposed to Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a public health evaluation in West Java, Indonesia
Merrin E Rutherford, Rovina Ruslami, Melissa Anselmo, Bachti Alisjahbana, Neti Yulianti, Hedy Sampurno, Reinout van Crevel & Philip C Hill
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.118414

The impact of rural health system reform on hospitalization rates in the Islamic Republic of Iran: an interrupted time series
Arash Rashidian, Hossein Joudaki, Elham Khodayari-Moez, Habib Omranikhoo, Bijan Geraili & Mohamad Arab
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.111708

POLICY & PRACTICE

The ethics of feedback of HIV test results in population-based surveys of HIV infection
Dermot Maher
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117309

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Rapid monitoring in vaccination campaigns during emergencies: the post-earthquake campaign in Haiti
Jeanette J Rainey, David Sugerman, Muireann Brennan, Jean Ronald Cadet, Jackson Ernsly, François Lacapère, M Carolina Danovaro-Holliday, Jean-Claude Mubalama & Robin Nandy
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.117044

Local production of WHO-recommended alcohol-based handrubs: feasibility, advantages, barriers and costs
Joanna Bauer-Savage, Didier Pittet, EunMi Kim & Benedetta Allegranzi
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.117085

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