Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Articles from Vol. 85, No. 2, February

A Balanced Scorecard for Health Services in Afghanistan
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction Decades of conflict in Afghanistan have left its health system in ruins. Health conditions are among...
Ensuring Uninterrupted Supplies of Antiretroviral Drugs in Resource-Poor Settings: An Example from Malawi
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Background Chloramphenicol and penicillin out of stock. For anyone working in sub-Saharan Africa, receiving this...
Flows of Financial Resources for Health Research and Development in Brazil, 2000-2002
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction Health research is essential for the preparation and implementation of national health policies, for...
Impact of a National Helminth Control Programme on Infection and Morbidity in Ugandan Schoolchildren
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction In Africa, schistosomiasis occurs predominantly due to two species--Schistosoma baematobium that causes...
Inequity and Unwanted Fertility in Developing Countries
The persistence of inequities in health, with poor and other disadvantaged population groups bearing a disproportionately high burden of ill-health, remains a public health, ethical and human rights challenge. (1) The WHO Constitution enshrines equity...
Malawi's Contribution to "3 by 5": Achievements and Challenges
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Background In December 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the joint United Nations Programme on HIV and...
Output-Based Payment to Boost Staff Productivity in Public Health Centres: Contracting in Kabutare District, Rwanda
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction Public health systems in low-income countries do not always live up to expectations. Poor performance...
Progression to WHO Criteria for Antiretroviral Therapy in a 7-Year Cohort of Adult HIV-1 Seroconverters in Abidjan, Cote D'lvoire
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS)...
The Prevalence of HIV, HBV and HCV among Filipino Blood Donors and Overseas Work Visa Applicants
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction Limited surveillance data exist in the Philippines for the three bloodborne viruses (BBVs) of greatest...
Unwanted Fertility among the Poor: An Inequity?
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction In 2000, the United Nations Millennium Declaration created the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....
Vaccinating against Cervical Cancer: Since Last Year, It Has Become Possible to Vaccinate against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) That Causes Most Cases of Cervical Cancer, but Countries Face Tough Decisions before Making the Vaccine Widely Available
The excitement surrounding the HPV vaccine is not surprising given that half a million women a year develop cervical cancer and half of those die as a result. But the HPV vaccine is no magic bullet: it has the potential to substantially reduce the...
Vector Control Complements Mass Drug Administration against Bancroftian Filariasis in Tirukoilur, India
Une traduction en francais de ce resume figure a la fin d l'article. Al final del articulo se facilita una traduccion al espanol. Introduction Lymphatic filariasis is a major cause of acute and chronic morbidity among humans in tropical and subtropical...
What Will Become of the Polio Network? Polio Could Be History within a Few Years, but What Will Become of the Vast Network Set Up to Fight the Disease Is Unclear. Health Experts Fear That Once Polio Is Eradicated, Donors Will Stop Funding the Diversified Network, Which Now Helps Immunize Children against Many Other Diseases, Fight Outbreaks and Respond to Natural Disasters
When a massive earthquake ravaged northern Pakistan in October 2005, the initial aid provided to survivors in many areas came from highly trained World Health Organization (WHO) polio medical officers. In many African countries, it is these same...

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