Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 98, Number 1, January 2020, 1-76

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

Improving quality of care in fragile, conflict-affected and vulnerable settings
— Shamsuzzoha Babar Syed, Sheila Leatherman, Matthew Neilson, Andre Griekspoor, Dirk Horemans, Mondher Letaief & Edward Kelley
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.246280

NEWS

Kathryn Chu: delivering surgery as part of primary health care
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.20.030120

RESEARCH

Population-based projections of blood supply and demand, China, 2017–2036
— Xiaochu Yu, Zixing Wang, Yubing Shen, Zhong Liu, Hongjie Wang, Shumei Zhang, Jia Gan, Fang Xue, Wei Han, Xin Shi, Yaoda Hu, Lei Wang, Ning Li, Peng Wu, Cuihong Yang & Jingmei Jiang
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.233361

Health-care investments for the urban populations, Bangladesh and India
— Daphne CN Wu, Eduardo P Banzon, Hellen Gelband, Brian Chin, Varsha Malhotra, Sonalini Khetrapal, David Watkins, Sungsup Ra, Dean T Jamison & Prabhat Jha
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.234252

Development assistance for community health workers in 114 low- and middle-income countries, 2007–2017
— Chunling Lu, Daniel Palazuelos, Yiqun Luan, Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, Carole Diane Mitnick, Joseph Rhatigan & Henry B Perry
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.235499

Trends and regional distribution of outpatient claims for asthma, 2009–2016, Germany
— Manas K Akmatov, Jakob Holstiege, Annika Steffen & Jörg Bätzing
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.229773

POLICY & PRACTICE

An end to coercion: rights and decision-making in mental health care
— Kanna Sugiura, Faraaz Mahomed, Shekhar Saxena & Vikram Patel
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.234906

Charging for the use of survey instruments on population health: the case of quality-adjusted life years
— Yot Teerawattananon, Alia CG Luz, Anthony Culyer & Kalipso Chalkidou
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.233239

PERSPECTIVES

Non-clinical interventions to reduce unnecessary caesarean sections: WHO recommendations
— Newton Opiyo, Carol Kingdon, Olufemi T Oladapo, João Paulo Souza, Joshua P Vogel, Mercedes Bonet, Maurice Bucagu, Anayda Portela, Frances McConville, Soo Downe, Ahmet Metin Gülmezoglu & Ana Pilar Betrán
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.236729

Using district health information to monitor sustainable development
— Andrea Farnham, Jürg Utzinger, Alexandra V Kulinkina & Mirko S Winkler
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.239970

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