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February issue of the WHO BulletinThank you very much.NikhilDr. Surender N. Gupta,MBBS; PGDHHM;PGDMCH;PGCHFWM;
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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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Short-sightedness in sight-saving: half a strategy will not eliminate blinding trachoma
- Maggie A Montgomery & Jamie Bartram
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Household-wide ivermectin treatment for head lice in an impoverished community: randomized observer-blinded controlled trial
- Daniel Pilger et al.
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Effectiveness of planning and management interventions for improving age-appropriate immunization in rural India
- Shankar Prinja et al.
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Cost-effectiveness of skin-barrier-enhancing emollients among preterm infants in Bangladesh
- Amnesty LeFevre et al.
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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.
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Cardiovascular risk factor trends and potential for reducing coronary heart disease mortality in the United States of America
- Simon Capewell et al.
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Self-reported health assessments in the 2002 World Health Survey: how do they correlate with education?
- SV Subramanian et al.
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Effectiveness of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against radiologically diagnosed pneumonia in indigenous infants in Australia
- KF O’Grady et al.
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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.
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LESSONS FROM THE FIELD
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Date: Friday, February 1, 2013, 4:16 PMDear 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.Volume 91, Number 2, February 2013, 81-156February issue: opioid substitution therapyIN THIS MONTH'S BULLETINIn this month’s Bulletin
- Heroin dependence treatment reduces HIV infections in Spain
- Methadone treatment among HIV-positive injecting drug users in China
- Systematic review: death rates of injecting drug users 15 times higher than in general population
- WHO database allows cost comparison of methadone
- Opioid treatment in Ukraine risks losing momentum
- New treatment gives hope to East Africa’s injecting drug users
- Interview: is legalization a policy option for governments?
- Malaysia’s methadone programme in prisons
- The pros and cons of compulsory treatment for drug dependence
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.000213EDITORIALSScaling up opioid dependence treatment in low- and middle-income settingsZunyou Wu & Nicolas Clarkdoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.110783Opioid substitution: improving cost–efficiencySheena Sullivandoi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117374Human resources for universal health coverage: a call for papersMubashar Sheikh, Ties Boerma, Giorgio Cometto & Robbert Duvivierdoi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117200NEWSPublic health round-upOpioid treatment in Ukraine risks losing momentumNew treatment gives hope to East Africa’s drug usersDrug control and public health: getting beyond stalemateRESEARCHMethadone maintenance treatment and mortality in HIV-positive people who inject opioids in ChinaYan Zhao, Cynthia X Shi, Jennifer M McGoogan, Keming Rou, Fujie Zhang & Zunyou Wu
doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108944SYSTEMATIC REVIEWSMortality among people who inject drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysisBradley M Mathers, Louisa Degenhardt, Chiara Bucello, James Lemon, Lucas Wiessing & Mathew Hickmandoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108282
Abstract [HTML] ¦ Article [HTML] ¦ Article pdf, 1.58Mb ¦ DAISY 763kb ¦ ePub 8.45Mb ¦ Kindle 8.45MbLESSONS FROM THE FIELDImplementing methadone maintenance treatment in prisons in MalaysiaJeffrey A Wickersham, Ruthanne Marcus, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Muhammad Muhsin Zahari & Frederick L Alticedoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109132Human resource development and capacity-building during China’s rapid scale-up of methadone maintenance treatment servicesJianhua Li, Changhe Wang, Jennifer M McGoogan, Keming Rou, Marc Bulterys & Zunyou Wudoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108951Methadone maintenance treatment in Spain: the success of a harm reduction approachMarta Torrens, Francina Fonseca, Claudio Castillo & Antonia Domingo-Salvanydoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.111054ROUND TABLEArguments in favour of compulsory treatment of opioid dependenceZunyou Wudoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.108860Advocates need to show compulsory treatment of opioid dependence is effective, safe and ethicalWayne Hall & Adrian Carterdoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.115196Voluntary treatment, not detention, in the management of opioid dependenceNicolas Clark, Anja Busse & Gilberto Gerradoi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117184PERSPECTIVESMitigating the risk of HIV infection with opioid substitution treatmentLinda R Gowing, Matthew Hickman & Louisa Degenhardtdoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.109553
Article [HTML] ¦ Article pdf, 702kb ¦ DAISY 16kb ¦ ePub 1.05Mb ¦ Kindle 1.05MbDelivery models of opioid agonist maintenance treatment in South Asia: a good beginningRavindra Rao, Alok Agrawal, Kunal Kishore & Atul Ambekardoi: 10.2471/BLT.12.111815
Article [HTML] ¦ Article pdf, 825kb ¦ DAISY 27kb ¦ ePub 1.15Mb ¦ Kindle 1.15MbManaging tuberculosis in people who use and inject illicit drugsHaileyesus Getahun, Annabel Baddeley & Mario Raviglionedoi: 10.2471/BLT.13.117267CORRIGENDUMdoi: 10.2471/BLT.13.100213If you have received this email in error, or if you wish to unsubscribe from the email alert service, please send an email to: bulletin@... and place "unsubscribe" in the message header.