Bulletin of the World Health Organization

In this month’s Bulletin

Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2019;97:-1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.000819

In the editorial section, Michael Reich (514) argues for more analysis of the political economy affecting the health-related sustainable development goals. Etienne V Langlois et al. (515) call for papers on primary health care. Taghreed Adam et al. (516) describe the global distribution of biomedical research funding.

Lynn Eaton (519–520) reports on efforts to promote rehabilitation as an essential part of universal health coverage. James Chau talks to Ana Lesher Treviño (521–522) about the difficulties of public health communication.


Moving care online

Dan Wu et al. (578–579) describe an internet hospital.


What works with community-led sanitation?

Jennifer Orgill-Meyer et al. (523–533) study long-term impact.


Adapting to an ageing population

Junko Saito et al. (570–574) examine community-based care programmes for older people.


Household contacts of people with tuberculosis

Yohhei Hamada et al. (534–547) estimate numbers of children eligible for tuberculosis prevention.

Chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis

Jane Rowley et al. (548–562) present global prevalence and incidence estimates.

Meeting users’ needs

Elysia Larson et al. (563–569) discuss measures of patients’ satisfaction.

Essential medicine shortages

Esteban Burrone et al. (575–577) explain how patent pooling can be used to increase access.