Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 91, Number 8, August 2013, 545-620


In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.000813


Universal health coverage and universal access
David B Evans, Justine Hsu & Ties Boerma
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.125450


Public health round-up
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.010813

Europe’s visible epidemic
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.020813

All-of-government approach needed to tackle obesity
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.030813


Prioritizing hazardous pollutants in two Nigerian water supply schemes: a risk-based approach
Ayotunde T Etchie, Tunde O Etchie, Gregory O Adewuyi, Kannan Krishnamurthi, S SaravanaDevi & Satish R Wate
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.115774

The epidemiology of child homicides in South Africa
Shanaaz Mathews, Naeemah Abrahams, Rachel Jewkes, Lorna J Martin & Carl Lombard
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.117036

Adverse events attributed to traditional Korean medical practices: 1999–2010
Hyeun-Kyoo Shin, Soo-Jin Jeong, Myeong Soo Lee & Edzard Ernst
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.111609

Hospital admissions as a function of temperature, other weather phenomena and pollution levels in an urban setting in China
Emily YY Chan, William B Goggins, Janice SK Yue & Poyi Lee
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.113035

Delivery cost of human papillomavirus vaccination of young adolescent girls in Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam
Carol E Levin, Hoang Van Minh, John Odaga, Swampa Sarit Rout, Diep Nguyen Thi Ngoc, Lysander Menezes, Maria Ana Mendoza Araujo & D Scott LaMontagne
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.113837


Interventions for common perinatal mental disorders in women in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Atif Rahman, Jane Fisher, Peter Bower, Stanley Luchters, Thach Tran, M Taghi Yasamy, Shekhar Saxena & Waquas Waheed
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109819


Health financing for universal coverage and health system performance: concepts and implications for policy
Joseph Kutzin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.113985


Protecting and improving breastfeeding practices during a major emergency: lessons learnt from the baby tents in Haiti
Mohamed Ag Ayoya, Kate Golden, Ismael Ngnie-Teta, Marjolein D Moreaux, Aissa Mamadoultaibou, Leslie Koo, Erin Boyd, Jean Max Beauliere, Celine Lesavre & Joseline Pierre Marhone
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.113936


Debating the scope of a health research and development convention
Mary Moran
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.110486