Bulletin of WHO Vol. 91, No. 04, 2013 (PDF)
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ISBN-13    9789240689886 ISBN-10    9240689885
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English     2013        79   pages
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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.

In this month's issue: Preventing cryptosporidiosis: the need for safe drinking water; Arguments against the compulsory treatment of opioid dependence; Deployment of community health workers across rural sub-Saharan Africa: financial considerations and operational assumptions; Maternal health care utilization in Viet Nam: increasing ethnic inequity; The effectiveness of policies for reducing dietary trans fat: a systematic review of the evidence; Alcohol and alcohol-related harm in China: policy changes needed; Removal of user fees no guarantee of universal health coverage: observations from Burkina Faso; The human qualities needed to complete the global eradication of polio; Ethical considerations for vaccination programmes in acute humanitarian emergencies; Untapped potential of health impact assessment; Scale-up of a comprehensive harm reduction programme for people injecting opioids: lessons from north-eastern India.