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    February issue of the WHO Bulletin   Thank you very much.   Nikhil Dr. Surender N. Gupta, MBBS; PGDHHM;PGDMCH;PGCHFWM; FAIMS;FIMS;MA (Phil);MAE
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      February issue of the WHO Bulletin
       
      Thank you very much.
       
      Nikhil
      Dr. Surender N. Gupta,
      MBBS; PGDHHM;PGDMCH;PGCHFWM;
      FAIMS;FIMS;MA (Phil);MAE (Epidemiology)
      Faculty, Regional Health and Family Welfare Training Centre,
      CHHEB, Kangra-Himachal Pradesh, India.
      Pin-176001.
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      NOTE: Abstracts and other items are available in عربي, 中文, FrançaisРусский and Español. A full translation is available in عربي.

       

      Dear reader,

       

      This month: In an editorial, Maggie A Montgomery and Jamie Bartram challenge the utility of surgery and antibiotics for the elimination of blinding trachoma in the absence of adequate environmental measures.

       

      A second editorial Haik Nikogosian writes about the importance of international cooperation and assistance for the success of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

       

      Simon Capewell et al. propose scenarios to reduce cardiovascular deaths in the United States of America .

       

      The political situation in Pakistan is jeopardizing worldwide efforts to eradicate polio, writes Sania Nishtar.

       

      Thailand tries to ensure costly renal replacement therapy does not threaten universal health coverage, reports Apiradee Treerutkuarkul.

       

      Amnesty LeFevre et al. examine the cost-effectiveness of skin creams to prevent infections in premature babies in Bangladesh .

       

      Consumption of fast food and sugary drinks has caused a rise in obesity and diabetes, reports Michael Reid from the United Arab Emirates.

       

      Josephine Katabaazi Nakyanzi et al. assess how to prevent waste and expiry in the Ugandan medicine supply chain.

       

      Savitri Goonesekere tells Sarah Cumberland how the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child works as a po wer ful accountability measure in Sri Lanka.

       

      Daniel Pilger et al. find that mass treatment with ivermectin may reduce head-lice infestations in Brazilian households.

       

      Shankar Prinja et al. assess strategies to ensure Indian children are immunized at the appropriate age.

       

      KF O’Grady et al. evaluate the effectiveness of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Australian indigenous infants.

       

      João Paulo Souza et al. review maternal “near miss” records in eight Latin American countries.

       

      Suzanne Cross et al. highlight the need to differentiate between pregnancy-related causes and other causes of maternal death in developing countries.

       

      SV Subramanian et al. find a link between education levels and how people rate their own health.

       

       

      Volume 88, Number 2, February 2010, 81-160

       

      IN THIS MONTH’S BULLETIN

      United States of America: Halving coronary deaths; Pakistan: Politics and polio; Thailand: Health finance; Bangladesh: Which barrier is best?; United Arab Emirates: Weighty problems; Uganda: Expiry of essential medicines; Sri Lanka: Health and human rights; Brazil: Ivermectin for head lice; India: Vaccinations at the right time; Australia: Preventing pneumonia; Warning lights on maternal death; Why do mothers die?; Who to believe?
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      EDITORIALS

      Short-sightedness in sight-saving: half a strategy will not eliminate blinding trachoma
      - Maggie A Montgomery & Jamie Bartram
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.075424
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 252kb]

       

      WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: a key milestone
      - Haik Nikogosian
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.075895
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 178kb]

       

      NEWS

      Thailand : health care for all, at a price
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 823kb]

       

      The weight of affluence
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 808kb]

       

      Corrigendum
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.100210
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 805kb]

       

      Human rights and health go hand-in-hand. An interview with Savitri Goonesekere
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 229kb]

       

      Recent news from WHO
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 199kb]

       

      RESEARCH

      Household-wide ivermectin treatment for head lice in an impoverished community: randomized observer-blinded controlled trial
      - Daniel Pilger et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.051656
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 1.01Mb]

       

      Effectiveness of planning and management interventions for improving age-appropriate immunization in rural India
      - Shankar Prinja et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.059543
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 1.02Mb]

       

      Cost-effectiveness of skin-barrier-enhancing emollients among preterm infants in Bangladesh
      - Amnesty LeFevre et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.058230
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 528kb]

       

      Maternal near miss and maternal death in the World Health Organization’s 2005 global survey on maternal and perinatal health
      - João Paulo Souza et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.057828
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 970kb]

       

      Cardiovascular risk factor trends and potential for reducing coronary heart disease mortality in the United States of America
      - Simon Capewell et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.057885
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 599kb]

       

      Self-reported health assessments in the 2002 World Health Survey: how do they correlate with education?
      - SV Subramanian et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.067058
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 544kb]

       

      Effectiveness of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against radiologically diagnosed pneumonia in indigenous infants in Australia
      - KF O’Grady et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.068239
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 548kb]

       

      POLICY AND PRACTICE

      What you count is what you target: the implications of maternal death classification for tracking progress towards reducing maternal mortality in developing countries
      - Suzanne Cross et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.063537
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 858kb]

       

      LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

      Expiry of medicines in supply outlets in Uganda
      - Josephine Katabaazi Nakyanzi et al.
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.057471
      Abstract [HTML] | Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 503kb]

       

      PERSPECTIVES

      Pakistan , politics and polio
      - Sania Nishtar
      doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.066480
      Full article text [HTML] | Full article text [pdf 265kb]

       

       

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    • surendernikhil gupta
      From: bulletin Subject: Email alert: February issue of the WHO Bulletin To: BULLETINANNOUNCE@LISTSERV.WHO.INT Date: Friday, February 1,
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        From: bulletin <bulletin@...>
        Subject: Email alert: February issue of the WHO Bulletin
        To: BULLETINANNOUNCE@...
        Date: Friday, February 1, 2013, 4:16 PM

        Dear reader,
         
        Highlights from the February 2013 issue:
         
         
        You can now read the Bulletin on a variety of different formats. The journal is now available on electronic publishing devices, Kindle readers and as a Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) digital talking book.
         
        Complete list of contents for Volume 91, Number 2, February 2013, 81-156.
         
        Abstracts and other items are available in عربي, 中文, Français, Русский and Español.
         
        Volume 91, Number 2, February 2013, 81-156
         
        February issue: opioid substitution therapy
         
        IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN
        In this month’s Bulletin
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.000213
         
        EDITORIALS
        Scaling up opioid dependence treatment in low- and middle-income settings
        Zunyou Wu & Nicolas Clark
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.110783
         
        Opioid substitution: improving cost–efficiency
        Sheena Sullivan
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117374
         
        Human resources for universal health coverage: a call for papers
        Mubashar Sheikh, Ties Boerma, Giorgio Cometto & Robbert Duvivier
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117200
         
        NEWS
        Public health round-up
         
        Opioid treatment in Ukraine risks losing momentum
        New treatment gives hope to East Africa’s drug users
         
        Drug control and public health: getting beyond stalemate
         
        RESEARCH
        Methadone maintenance treatment and mortality in HIV-positive people who inject opioids in China
        Yan Zhao, Cynthia X Shi, Jennifer M McGoogan, Keming Rou, Fujie Zhang & Zunyou Wu
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108944
         
        SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS
        Mortality among people who inject drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis
        Bradley M Mathers, Louisa Degenhardt, Chiara Bucello, James Lemon, Lucas Wiessing & Mathew Hickman
         
         
        LESSONS FROM THE FIELD
        Implementing methadone maintenance treatment in prisons in Malaysia
        Jeffrey A Wickersham, Ruthanne Marcus, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Muhammad Muhsin Zahari & Frederick L Altice
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109132
         
        Human resource development and capacity-building during China’s rapid scale-up of methadone maintenance treatment services
        Jianhua Li, Changhe Wang, Jennifer M McGoogan, Keming Rou, Marc Bulterys & Zunyou Wu
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108951
         
        Methadone maintenance treatment in Spain: the success of a harm reduction approach
        Marta Torrens, Francina Fonseca, Claudio Castillo & Antonia Domingo-Salvany
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.111054
         
        ROUND TABLE
        Arguments in favour of compulsory treatment of opioid dependence
        Zunyou Wu
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108860
         
        Advocates need to show compulsory treatment of opioid dependence is effective, safe and ethical
        Wayne Hall & Adrian Carter
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.115196 
         
        Voluntary treatment, not detention, in the management of opioid dependence
        Nicolas Clark, Anja Busse & Gilberto Gerra
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117184
         
        PERSPECTIVES
        Mitigating the risk of HIV infection with opioid substitution treatment
        Linda R Gowing, Matthew Hickman & Louisa Degenhardt
         
        Delivery models of opioid agonist maintenance treatment in South Asia: a good beginning
        Ravindra Rao, Alok Agrawal, Kunal Kishore & Atul Ambekar
         
        Managing tuberculosis in people who use and inject illicit drugs
        Haileyesus Getahun, Annabel Baddeley & Mario Raviglione
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117267
         
        CORRIGENDUM
        doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.100213
         
         
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