Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 92, Number 4, April 2014, 229-308

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.000414

EDITORIALS

Human rabies in India: a problem needing more attention
Alakes Kumar Kole, Rammohan Roy & Dalia Chanda Kole
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.136044

The lack of progress in reducing anaemia among women: the inconvenient truth
Francesco Branca, Lina Mahy & Thahira Shireen Mustafa
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.137810

NEWS

Public health round-up
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.010414

Indonesia’s breastfeeding challenge is echoed the world over
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.020414

In the mood for wiping out vaccine-preventable diseases
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.030414

RESEARCH

Effect of breastfeeding on immunogenicity of oral live-attenuated human rotavirus vaccine: a randomized trial in HIV-uninfected infants in Soweto, South Africa
Michelle J Groome, Sung-Sil Moon, Daniel Velasquez, Stephanie Jones, Anthonet Koen, Nadia van Niekerk, Baoming Jiang, Umesh D Parashar & Shabir A Madhi
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.128066

Bypassing primary care clinics for childbirth: a cross-sectional study in the Pwani region, United Republic of Tanzania
Margaret E Kruk, Sabrina Hermosilla, Elysia Larson & Godfrey M Mbaruku
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.126417

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Global methylmercury exposure from seafood consumption and risk of developmental neurotoxicity: a systematic review
Mary C Sheehan, Thomas A Burke, Ana Navas-Acien, Patrick N Breysse, John McGready & Mary A Fox
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.116152

POLICY & PRACTICE

Monitoring compliance with high-level commitments in health: the case of the CARICOM Summit on Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases
T Alafia Samuels, John Kirton & Jenilee Guebert
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.126128

Retaining doctors in rural Timor-Leste: a critical appraisal of the opportunities and challenges
Augustine D Asante, Nelson Martins, Michael E Otim & John Dewdney
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.123141

Why “improved” water sources are not always safe
Ameer Shaheed, Jennifer Orgill, Maggie A Montgomery, Marc A Jeuland & Joe Brown
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.119594

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Scale-up of a programme for malaria vector control using long-lasting insecticide-treated nets: lessons from South Sudan
Emmanuel Chanda, Constantino D Remijo, Harriet Pasquale, Samson P Baba & Richard L Lako
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.126862

A training programme to build cancer research capacity in low- and middle-income countries: findings from Guatemala
Lauren D Arnold, Joaquin Barnoya, Eduardo N Gharzouzi, Peter Benson & Graham A Colditz
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.126516

Early response to the emergence of influenza A(H7N9) virus in humans in China: the central role of prompt information sharing and public communication
Sirenda Vong, Michael O’Leary & Zijian Feng
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.125989