Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 89, Number 2, February 2011, 81-160


In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.000211


The potential of internet-based technologies for sharing data of public health importance
- Greg Fegan et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.085910

Scaling up changes in doctors’ education for rural retention: a comment on World Health Organization recommendations
- Nir Eyal & Samia A Hurst
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.085571


Race against time to develop new antibiotics

Diabetes: the sweet irony of modern technology


High total serum cholesterol, medication coverage and therapeutic control: an analysis of national health examination survey data from eight countries
- Gregory A Roth et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.079947

Sensitivity of hospital-based surveillance for severe disease: a geographic information system analysis of access to care in Kilifi district, Kenya
- Jennifer C Moïsi et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.080796

Accounting for model uncertainty in estimating global burden of disease
- David M Vock et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.073577

Endemic goitre in the Sudan despite long-standing programmes for the control of iodine deficiency disorders
- Abdel Monim MH Medani et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.075002

Maternal body mass index and gestational weight gain and their association with perinatal outcomes in Viet Nam
- Erika Ota et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.077982

Family planning in sub-Saharan Africa: progress or stagnation?
- John G Cleland et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.077925

Giving birth at a health-care facility in rural China: is it affordable for the poor?
- Qian Long et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.079434


Performance-based financing: just a donor fad or a catalyst towards comprehensive health-care reform?
- Bruno Meessen et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.077339


How should access to antiretroviral treatment be measured?
- Leigh F Johnson & Andrew Boulle
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.080911