Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 89, Number 8, August 2011, 545-620


In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.000811


Development at risk: addressing noncommunicable diseases at the United Nations high-level meeting
- Ala Din Alwan et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.091074

Action on noncommunicable diseases: balancing priorities for prevention and care
- Dermot Maher & Nathan Ford
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.091967


Malaria volunteers fight to protect the best weapon

Foodborne outbreaks: managing the risks


Provision of injectable contraceptives in Ethiopia through community-based reproductive health agents
- Ndola Prata et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086710

Emergency, anaesthetic and essential surgical capacity in the Gambia
- Adam Iddriss et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086892

Lives saved by tuberculosis control and prospects for achieving the 2015 global target for reducing tuberculosis mortality
- Philippe Glaziou et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.087510

Trends in sociodemographic and health-related indicators in Bangladesh, 1993–2007: will inequities persist?
- Md Mobarak Hossain Khan et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.087429


Antibiotics in severely malnourished children: systematic review of efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics
- Marzia Lazzerini & David Tickell
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.084715

Maternal depression and early childhood growth in developing countries: systematic review and meta-analysis
- Pamela J Surkan et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.088187


Transforming the global tuberculosis response through effective engagement of civil society organizations: the role of the World Health Organization
- Haileyesus Getahun & Mario Raviglione
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086801

Management of the HIV epidemic in Nicaragua: the need to improve information systems and access to affordable diagnostics
- Henry Espinoza et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.086124