Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 97, Number 12, December 2019, 789-856

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

Meeting the needs of people with physical disabilities in crisis settings
— Cornelia Anne Barth
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.246918

Health workers’ education and training to prevent antimicrobial resistance
— Onyema Ajuebor, Nandini Shetty, Karen Mah & Giorgio Cometto
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.241802

Metrics and evidence for healthy ageing
— Ritu Sadana & Anshu Banerjee on behalf of the WHO Consortium on Metrics and Evidence for Healthy Ageing
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.246801

NEWS

Ahd Hamidi: improving access to vaccine production capacity
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.031219

RESEARCH

Hypertension prevalence as a function of different guidelines, India
— Manisha Dubey, Sanjay Rastogi & Ashish Awasthi
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.234500

Use of rectal artesunate for severe malaria at the community level, Zambia
— Cathy Green, Paula Quigley, Tendayi Kureya, Caroline Barber, Elizabeth Chizema, Haachile Moonga, Ernest Chanda, Victor Simfukwe, Bernard Mpande, Dennis Simuyuni, Kenneth Mubuyaeta, Pierre Hugo & Kim van der Weije
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.231506

Labelling changes in response to a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
— Kawther M Hashem, Feng J He & Graham A MacGregor
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.234542

Provider and household costs of Plasmodium vivax malaria episodes: a multicountry comparative analysis of primary trial data
— Angela Devine, Ayodhia P Pasaribu, Tedlla Teferi, Huong-Thu Pham, Ghulam Rahim Awab, Febrina Contantia, Thuy-Nhien Nguyen, Viet-Thanh Ngo, Tinh-Hien Tran, Asrat Hailu, Kim Gilchrist, Justin A Green, Gavin CKW Koh, Kamala Thriemer, Walter RJ Taylor, Nicholas PJ Day, Ric N Price & Yoel Lubell
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.226688

POLICY & PRACTICE

Managing the transition from paediatric to adult care for HIV, Kenya
— Irene Njuguna, Kristin Beima-Sofie, Caren Mburu, Cyrus Mugo, Danae A Black, Jillian Neary, Janet Itindi, Alvin Onyango, Jennifer Slyker, Laura Oyiengo, Grace John-Stewart & Dalton Wamalwa
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.232702

PERSPECTIVES

WHO response to WTO member state challenges on tobacco, food and beverage policies
— Pepita Barlow, Ronald Labonte, Martin McKee & David Stuckler
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.231985

Costing universal health coverage
— Joseph Wong & Kimberly Skead
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.229799

Ensuring access to affordable, timely vaccines in emergencies
— Kate Elder, Barbara Saitta, Tanja Ducomble, Miriam Alia, Ryan Close, Suzanne Scheele, Elise Erickson, Rosalind Scourse, Patricia Kahn & Greg Elder
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.228585

Infectious corneal ulceration: a proposal for neglected tropical disease status
— Lawson Ung, Nisha R Acharya, Tushar Agarwal, Eduardo C Alfonso, Bhupesh Bagga, Paulo JM Bispo, Matthew J Burton, John KG Dart, Thuy Doan, Suzanne MJ Fleiszig, Prashant Garg, Michael S Gilmore, David C Gritz, Linda D Hazlett, Alfonso Iovieno, Vishal Jhanji, John H Kempen, Cecilia S Lee, Thomas M Lietman, Todd P Margolis, Stephen D McLeod, Jod S Mehta, Darlene Miller, Eric Pearlman, Lalitha Prajna, N Venkatesh Prajna, Gerami D Seitzman, Swapna S Shanbhag, Namrata Sharma, Savitri Sharma, Muthiah Srinivasan, Fiona Stapleton, Donald TH Tan, Radhika Tandon, Hugh R Taylor, Elmer Y Tu, Sonal S Tuli, Rasik B Vajpayee, Russell N Van Gelder, Stephanie L Watson, Michael E Zegans & James Chodosh
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.232660