Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 91, Number 4, April 2013, 237-312

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.000413

EDITORIALS

Preventing cryptosporidiosis: the need for safe drinking water
Rachel Peletz, Thomas Mahin, Mark Elliott, Margaret Montgomery & Thomas Clasen
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.119990

Arguments against the compulsory treatment of opioid dependence
Ruth Birgin & on behalf of the Asian Network of People Who Use Drugs
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.120238

NEWS

Public health round-up

RESEARCH

Deployment of community health workers across rural sub-Saharan Africa: financial considerations and operational assumptions
Gordon C McCord, Anne Liu & Prabhjot Singh
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109660

Maternal health care utilization in Viet Nam: increasing ethnic inequity
Mats Målqvist, Ornella Lincetto, Nguyen Huy Du, Craig Burgess & Dinh Thi Phuong Hoa
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.112425

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

The effectiveness of policies for reducing dietary trans fat: a systematic review of the evidence
Shauna M Downs, Anne Marie Thow & Stephen R Leeder
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.111468

PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEWS

Alcohol and alcohol-related harm in China: policy changes needed
Yi-lang Tang, Xiao-jun Xiang, Xu-yi Wang, Joseph F Cubells, Thomas F Babor & Wei Hao
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.107318

POLICY & PRACTICE

Removal of user fees no guarantee of universal health coverage: observations from Burkina Faso
Samia Laokri, Olivier Weil, K Maxime Drabo, S Mathurin Dembelé, Benoît Kafando & Bruno Dujardin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.110015

The human qualities needed to complete the global eradication of polio
Dermot Maher
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.111831

Ethical considerations for vaccination programmes in acute humanitarian emergencies
Keymanthri Moodley, Kate Hardie, Michael J Selgelid, Ronald J Waldman, Peter Strebel, Helen Rees & David N Durrheim
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.113480

Untapped potential of health impact assessment
Mirko S Winkler, Gary R Krieger, Mark J Divall, Guéladio Cissé, Mark Wielga, Burton H Singer, Marcel Tanner & Jürg Utzinger
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.112318

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Scale-up of a comprehensive harm reduction programme for people injecting opioids: lessons from north-eastern India
Melody Lalmuanpuii, Langkham Biangtung, Ritu Kumar Mishra, Matthew J Reeve, Sentimoa Tzudier, Angom L Singh, Rebecca Sinate & Sema K Sgaier
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108274