Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 94, Number 10, October 2016, 709-784

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

Valuing older people: time for a global campaign to combat ageism
Alana Officer, Mira Leonie Schneiders, Diane Wu, Paul Nash, Jotheeswaran Amuthavalli Thiyagarajan & John R Beard
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.184960

Distinguishing between Zika and Spondweni viruses
Andrew D Haddow & John P Woodall
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.181503

NEWS

RESEARCH

Adding interventions to mass measles vaccinations in India
Mira Johri, Stéphane Verguet, Shaun K Morris, Jitendar K Sharma, Usha Ram, Cindy Gauvreau, Edward Jones, Prabhat Jha & Mark Jit
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.160044

Estimation of child vaccination coverage at state and national levels in India
Pankaj Bhatnagar, Satish Gupta, Rakesh Kumar, Pradeep Haldar, Raman Sethi & Sunil Bahl
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.167593

Essential medicines for cancer: WHO recommendations and national priorities
Jane Robertson, Ronald Barr, Lawrence N Shulman, Gilles B Forte & Nicola Magrini
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.163998

Implementation research: a mentoring programme to improve laboratory quality in Cambodia
Lucy A Perrone, Vireak Voeurng, Sophat Sek, Sophanna Song, Nora Vong, Chansamrach Tous, Jean-Frederic Flandin, Deborah Confer, Alexandre Costa & Robert Martin
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.163824

Neonatal mortality within 24 hours of birth in six low- and lower-middle-income countries
Abdullah H Baqui, Dipak K Mitra, Nazma Begum, Lisa Hurt, Seyi Soremekun, Karen Edmond, Betty Kirkwood, Nita Bhandari, Sunita Taneja, Sarmila Mazumder, Muhammad Imran Nisar, Fyezah Jehan, Muhammad Ilyas, Murtaza Ali, Imran Ahmed, Shabina Ariff, Sajid B Soofi, Sunil Sazawal, Usha Dhingra, Arup Dutta, Said M Ali, Shaali M Ame, Katherine Semrau, Fern M Hamomba, Caroline Grogan, Davidson H Hamer, Rajiv Bahl, Sachiyo Yoshida & Alexander Manu
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.160945

POLICY & PRACTICE

Climate change, food, water and population health in China
Shilu Tong, Helen L Berry, Kristie Ebi, Hilary Bambrick, Wenbiao Hu, Donna Green, Elizabeth Hanna, Zhiqiang Wang & Colin D Butler
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.167031

Use of transgenic Aedes aegypti in Brazil: risk perception and assessment
Paulo Paes de Andrade, Francisco José Lima Aragão, Walter Colli, Odir Antônio Dellagostin, Flávio Finardi-Filho, Mario Hiroyuki Hirata, Amaro de Castro Lira-Neto, Marcia Almeida de Melo, Alexandre Lima Nepomuceno, Francisco Gorgônio da Nóbrega, Gutemberg Delfino de Sousa, Fernando Hercos Valicente & Maria Helena Bodanese Zanettini
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.173377

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Scaling-up antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
Andreas Jahn, Anthony D Harries, Erik J Schouten, Edwin Libamba, Nathan Ford, Dermot Maher & Frank Chimbwandira
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.166074

PERSPECTIVES

Silicosis and silicotuberculosis in India
Nandini Sharma, Debashish Kundu, Sunita Dhaked & Anand Das
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.163550

Negotiating prices of drugs for rare diseases
Séverine Henrard & Francis Arickx
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.163519

Use of network meta-analysis in clinical guidelines
Steve Kanters, Nathan Ford, Eric Druyts, Kristian Thorlund, Edward J Mills & Nick Bansback
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.174326

CORRIGENDUM