Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 97, Number 6, June 2019, 377-440

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

Health systems research in fragile settings
— Alastair Ager, Shadi Saleh, Haja Wurie & Sophie Witter
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.233965

The Nagoya protocol and research on emerging infectious diseases
— Sascha Knauf, Lena Abel & Luisa K Hallmaier-Wacker
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.232173

NEWS

Otto Cars: reacting to antimicrobial resistance
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.030619

RESEARCH

Impact of the change in WHO’s severe pneumonia case definition on hospitalized pneumonia epidemiology: case studies from six countries
— Fiona M Russell, Rita Reyburn, Jocelyn Chan, Evelyn Tuivaga, Ruth Lim, Jana Lai, Hoang Minh Tu Van, Molina Choummanivong, Vanphanom Sychareun, Dung Khu Thi Khanh, Margaret de Campo, Penny Enarson, Stephen Graham, Sophie La Vincente, Tuya Mungan, Claire von Mollendorf, Grant Mackenzie & Kim Mulholland
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.223271

Comparison of essential medicines lists in 137 countries
— Nav Persaud, Maggie Jiang, Roha Shaikh, Anjli Bali, Efosa Oronsaye, Hannah Woods, Gregory Drozdzal, Yathavan Rajakulasingam, Darshanand Maraj, Sapna Wadhawan, Norman Umali, Ri Wang, Marcy McCall, Jeffrey K Aronson, Annette Plüddemann, Lorenzo Moja, Nicola Magrini & Carl Heneghan
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.222448

Tuberculosis decline in populations affected by HIV: a retrospective study of 12 countries in the WHO African Region
— Christopher Dye & Brian G Williams
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.228577

POLICY & PRACTICE

Universal health coverage and primary care, Thailand
— Kanitsorn Sumriddetchkajorn, Kenji Shimazaki, Taichi Ono, Tesshu Kusaba, Kotaro Sato & Naoyuki Kobayashi
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.223693

Care for low back pain: can health systems deliver?
— Adrian C Traeger, Rachelle Buchbinder, Adam G Elshaug, Peter R Croft & Chris G Maher
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.226050

PERSPECTIVES

The private sector and universal health coverage
— David Clarke, Shana Doerr, Mostafa Hunter, Gerard Schmets, Agnes Soucat & Aurelie Paviza
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.225540

Age-friendly cities: challenges for future research
— J Mark Noordzij, Mariëlle A Beenackers, Ana V Diez Roux & Frank J van Lenthe
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.224865

Water, sanitation and hygiene: measuring gender equality and empowerment
— Georgia L Kayser, Namratha Rao, Rupa Jose & Anita Raj
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.223305

CORRIGENDUM