Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 94, Number 7, July 2016, 481-556

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

Creating a supportive legal environment for universal health coverage
David Clarke, Dheepa Rajan & Gerard Schmets
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.173591

Improving reporting of health estimates
Gretchen A Stevens, Daniel R Hogan & Ties Boerma
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.179259

Engaging young people in the prevention of noncommunicable diseases
Rosanna Baker, Ely Taylor, Skander Essafi, Jordan D Jarvis & Christopher Odok
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.179382

NEWS

RESEARCH

Health policy and systems research training: global status and recommendations for action
Tara M Tancred, Meike Schleiff, David H Peters & Dina Balabanova
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.162818

Outcomes and costs of implementing a community-based intervention for hypertension in an urban slum in Kenya
Samuel Oji Oti, Steven van de Vijver, Gabriela B Gomez, Charles Agyemang, Thaddaeus Egondi, Catherine Kyobutungi & Karien Stronks
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.156513

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

The burden of road traffic crashes, injuries and deaths in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Davies Adeloye, Jacqueline Y Thompson, Moses A Akanbi, Dominic Azuh, Victoria Samuel, Nicholas Omoregbe & Charles K Ayo
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.163121

Accuracy of point-of-care testing for circulatory cathodic antigen in the detection of schistosome infection: systematic review and meta-analysis
Anthony Danso-Appiah, Jonathan Minton, Daniel Boamah, Joseph Otchere, Richard H Asmah, Mark Rodgers, Kwabena M Bosompem, Paolo Eusebi & Sake J De Vlas
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.158741

POLICY & PRACTICE

National public health law: a role for WHO in capacity-building and promoting transparency
Géraldine Marks-Sultan, Feng-jen Tsai, Evan Anderson, Florian Kastler, Dominique Sprumont, & Scott Burris
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.164749

Progress achieved in restricting the marketing of high-fat, sugary and salty food and beverage products to children
Vivica I Kraak, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Gary Sacks, Hannah Brinsden, Corinna Hawkes, Simón Barquera, Tim Lobstein & Boyd A Swinburn
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.158667

PERSPECTIVES

Research capacity for sexual and reproductive health and rights
Rita Kabra, Moazzam Ali, A Metin Gulmezoglu & Lale Say
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.163261

Community health worker programmes after the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak
Henry B Perry, Ranu S Dhillon, Anne Liu, Ketan Chitnis, Rajesh Panjabi, Daniel Palazuelos, Alain K Koffi, Joseph N Kandeh, Mamady Camara, Robert Camara & Tolbert Nyenswah
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.164020