Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 95, Number 9, September 2017, 609-664

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

Syphilis screening and treatment: integration with HIV services
Melanie M Taylor, Mary Kamb, Dadong Wu & Sarah Hawkes
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.200923

Addressing vulnerability of pregnant refugees
Mary Malebranche, Kara Nerenberg, Amy Metcalfe & Gabriel E Fabreau
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.193664

NEWS

Providing family planning services to women in Africa
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.020917

Promoting evidence-based health care in Africa
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.030917

RESEARCH

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines and hospitalization of children for pneumonia: a time-series analysis, South Africa, 2006–2014
Alane Izu, Fatima Solomon, Susan A Nzenze, Azwifarwi Mudau, Elizabeth Zell, Katherine L O’Brien, Cynthia G Whitney, Jennifer Verani, Michelle Groome & Shabir A Madhi
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.187849

Estimated economic impact of vaccinations in 73 low- and middle-income countries, 2001–2020
Sachiko Ozawa, Samantha Clark, Allison Portnoy, Simrun Grewal, Meghan L Stack, Anushua Sinha, Andrew Mirelman, Heather Franklin, Ingrid K Friberg, Yvonne Tam, Neff Walker, Andrew Clark, Matthew Ferrari, Chutima Suraratdecha, Steven Sweet, Sue J Goldie, Tini Garske, Michelle Li, Peter M Hansen, Hope L Johnson & Damian Walker
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.178475

POLICY & PRACTICE

A guide to aid the selection of diagnostic tests
Cara S Kosack, Anne-Laure Page & Paul R Klatser
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.187468

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

A data platform to improve rabies prevention, Sri Lanka
A Pubudu De Silva, PA Lionel Harischandra, Abi Beane, Shriyananda Rathnayaka, Ruwini Pimburage, Wageesha Wijesiriwardana, Dilanthi Gamage, Desika Jayasinghe, Chathurani Sigera, Amila Gunasekara, Mizaya Cadre, Sarath Amunugama, Priyantha L Athapattu, K Saroj A Jayasinghe, Arjen M Dondorp & Rashan Haniffa
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.188060

Integrated morbidity management for lymphatic filariasis and podoconiosis, Ethiopia
Kebede Deribe, Biruck Kebede, Mossie Tamiru, Belete Mengistu, Fikreab Kebede, Sarah Martindale, Heven Sime, Abate Mulugeta, Biruk Kebede, Mesfin Sileshi, Asrat Mengiste, Scott McPherson & Amha Fentaye
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.189399

Monetary incentives for provision of syphilis screening, Yunnan, China
Wanyue Zhang, Hongbin Luo, Yanling Ma, Yan Guo, Qingyan Fang, Zhifang Yang, Xiujie Zhang, Xiaobin Zhang, Manhong Jia & Xiang-Sheng Chen
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.191635

PERSPECTIVES

Regulating the stem cell industry: needs and responsibilities
Tsung-Ling Lee, Tamra Lysaght, Wendy Lipworth, Tereza Hendl, Ian Kerridge, Megan Munsie & Cameron Stewart
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.189977