Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 94, Number 8, August 2016, 557-632

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

A time for action: antimicrobial resistance needs global response
Tim Jinks, Nancy Lee, Mike Sharland, John Rex, Nicholas Gertler, Matt Diver, Ian Jones, Kiron Jones, Sophie Mathewson, Francesca Chiara & Jeremy Farrar
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.181743

The amount of penicillin needed to prevent mother-to-child transmission of syphilis
Melanie M Taylor, Xiulei Zhang, Stephen Nurse-Findlay, Lisa Hedman & James Kiarie
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.173310

NEWS

RESEARCH

Textual analysis of sugar industry influence on the World Health Organization’s 2015 sugars intake guideline
David Stuckler, Aaron Reeves, Rachel Loopstra & Martin McKee
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.165852

Background review for diagnostic test development for Zika virus infection
Rémi N Charrel, Isabelle Leparc-Goffart, Suzan Pas, Xavier de Lamballerie, Marion Koopmans & Chantal Reusken
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.171207

SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Uptake of the World Health Organization’s trauma care guidelines: a systematic review
Lacey LaGrone, Kevin Riggle, Manjul Joshipura, Robert Quansah, Teri Reynolds, Kenneth Sherr & Charles Mock
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.162214

POLICY & PRACTICE

Medical monitoring of asbestos-exposed workers: experience from Poland
Beata Świątkowska, Neonila Szeszenia-Dąbrowska & Urszula Wilczyńska
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.159426

The importance of assessing self-reported HIV status in bio-behavioural surveys
Lisa G Johnston, Miriam Lewis Sabin, Dimitri Prybylski, Keith Sabin, Willi McFarland, Stefan Baral, Andrea A Kim & H Fisher Raymond
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.162933

Tetanus disease and deaths in men reveal need for vaccination
Shona Dalal, Julia Samuelson, Jason Reed, Ahmadu Yakubu, Buhle Ncube & Rachel Baggaley
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.166777

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

A bedside test for methemoglobinemia, Sri Lanka
Fathima Shihana, Andrew H Dawson & Nicholas A Buckley
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.158147

Point-of-care HIV tests done by peers, Brazil
Ana Roberta Pati Pascom, Clarissa Habckost Dutra de Barros, Tainah Dourado de Miranda Lobo, Elisiane Nelcina Pasini, Regina Aparecida Comparini & Fábio Caldas de Mesquita
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.162461

PERSPECTIVES

Food fortification for impact: a data-driven approach
LM Neufeld, GJ Aaron, GS Garrett, SK Baker, O Dary & M Van Ameringen
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.164756