Bulletin of WHO Vol.84, No. 05 2006
WHO BULLETIN. (Published in English with abstracts in French, Spanish, Arabic)
World Health Organization
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.     2006
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The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Bulletin draws on WHO experts as editorial advisers, reviewers and authors as well as on external collaborators.



This month's highlights: Special theme on Intellectual Property Rights and Public Health
- WHO's Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Public Health
- Open access and copyright as alternatives to patents
- Access to medicines as a human right
- Should genes be patented?
- Access to life-saving medicines stumbles on trade rules
- Rich and poor countries divided on patent treaty
- Meeting the need for treatment: the initiatives
- Bulletin interview: do patents work for public health?