Bulletin of the World Health Organization

In this month’s Bulletin

Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2018;96:797. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.001218

In the editorial section, Robert Marten et al. (798) discuss a shift in global governance needed to reach the sustainable development goals. Shamsuzzoha B Sayeed et al. (799) describe national efforts to integrate health-care quality improvement initiatives.

In the news section, Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan (802–803) reports the challenges in preventing, detecting and treating hepatitis B and C infections in the European Region. Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum talks to Fiona Fleck (804–805) about his decades of experience in responding to Ebola virus disease outbreaks.

China

Improving urban healthcare

Xin Wang et al. (843–852) describe moves toward people-centred integrated care.

Japan

Living past retirement

Shohei Okamoto et al. (826–833) estimate the health effects for men of working past their retirement age.

Malawi

When the last mile is on water

Francesco Grandesso et al. (817–825) document a cholera vaccination programme.

South Africa

Using the International Statistical Classification of Diseases

Tina Lavin et al. (806–816) classify perinatal mortality data.

Thailand

Surviving snakebite

Netnapis Suchonwanich & Winai Wananukul (853–857) document improved access to antidotes and antivenoms.

Zimbabwe

Delivering services

Anna Hidle et al. (834–842) count the costs of a human papillomavirus vaccination project.

Global

What happened to the environment?

Graziella Iossa & Piran CL White (858–860) identify a missing link in plans to combat antimicrobial resistance.

Continuous, permanent, compulsory

Debra Jackson et al. (861–863) explain how civil registration and vital statistics are used by health systems.