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Tuesday, January 04, 2011 11:02 AM
Subject: Email alert: January issue of the WHO Bulletin
http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/89/1/en/index.html


Dear reader,

Highlights from the January 2011 issue:

Campaigns against acid violence in Bangladesh spur change
Twice as many road deaths in China found in death registration data than in 
police records
Have advertising campaigns worked to reduce antibiotics use in France?
Call for an end to free formula milk for newborns in South Africa
Cross-border medical travel challenges conventional public health thinking
Dr Robert D Newman, WHO’s Global Malaria Programme, says in an interview 
that malaria eradication will take 40 years or more to achieve.

Complete list of contents for Volume 89, Number 1, January 2011

Abstracts and other items are available in عربي, 中文, Français, Русский and 
Español.

Volume 89, Number 1, January 2011, 1-80

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN
In this month’s Bulletin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.000111
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EDITORIALS
Violence against women: an urgent public health priority
- Claudia Garcia-Moreno & Charlotte Watts
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.085217
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Systematic reviews in the Bulletin
- Maria Luisa Clark & Shyam Thapa
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.084970
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NEWS
Public health round-up
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Campaigns against acid violence spur change
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Are antibiotics still “automatic” in France?
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Learning to outwit malaria
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RESEARCH
Maternal mortality estimation at the subnational level: a model-based method 
with an application to Bangladesh
- Saifuddin Ahmed & Kenneth Hill
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076851
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Progress towards Millennium Development Goal 1 in Latin America and the 
Caribbean: the importance of the choice of indicator for undernutrition
- Chessa K Lutter et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.078618
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Validity of verbal autopsy for ascertaining the causes of stillbirth
- Arun K Aggarwal et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076828
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Comparing road traffic mortality rates from police-reported data and death 
registration data in China
- Guoqing Hu et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.080317
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Blood sample volumes in child health research: review of safe limits
- Stephen RC Howie
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.080010
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Evidence summaries tailored to health policy-makers in low- and 
middle-income countries
- Sarah E Rosenbaum et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.075481
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POLICY & PRACTICE
Implications of the new WHO guidelines on HIV and infant feeding for child 
survival in South Africa
- Tanya Doherty et al.
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.079798
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The movement of patients across borders: challenges and opportunities for 
public health
- Matthias Helble
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.076612
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LESSONS FROM THE FIELD
Indian approaches to retaining skilled health workers in rural areas
- Thiagarajan Sundararaman & Garima Gupta
doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.070862
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BOOKS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA
Health and social justice
- Lawrence O Gostin
doi: 10.2471/BLT.10.082388
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GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS
Guidelines for contributors
doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.000011
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