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MALARIA IN THE CHITTAGONG HILL TRACTS

MALARIA IN THE CHITTAGONG HILL TRACTS   This article reminds us, if reminders were needed, of the important role played in malaria treatment ...

NONHUMAN HOST FOR P. FALCIPARUM

NONHUMAN HOST FOR P. FALCIPARUM From the International Herald Tribune and the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. The latter is at www.pnas ...

MICROSCOPY VS EMPIRIC TREATMENT IN SOUTHWEST NIGER ...

MICROSCOPY VS EMPIRIC TREATMENT IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA This article compares microscopy with empiric treatment. Which is superior? Neither! Wider use o ...

GLOBAL PROGRESS IN MEASLES CONTROL AND MEASLES MOR ...

CSU 53/2008: GLOBAL PROGRESS IN MEASLES CONTROL AND MEASLES MORTALITY REDUCTION  For those observing Eid, Hanukkah or Christmas this mo ...

HENDERSON ON SMALLPOX

HENDERSON ON SMALLPOX   When D. A. Henderson took the reins of the Smallpox Eradication Programme in 1966, WHO was on the point of abandoning i ...

CSU 51/2008: THREE ON MALARIA

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 51/2008: THREE ON MALARIA  1) MATHEMATICAL MODELS FOR MALARIA   Modeling of infectious diseases is not an easy task ...

CSU 54/2008: ACCURACY OF REPORTED VACCINE COVERAGE ...

CSU 54/2008: ACCURACY OF REPORTED VACCINE COVERAGE / MALARIA VACCINE TRIALS    1) ACCURACY OF REPORTED VACCINE COVERAGE    In ...

CSU 55/2008: DISEASE ERADICATION AND HAPPINESS

 CSU 55/2008: DISEASE ERADICATION AND HAPPINESS   This is the last update of 2008; the present writer and his family are off to Cape Town ...

49/2008: READER FEEDBACK/SEX RATIOS IN MUMBAI

 49/2008: READER FEEDBACK/SEX RATIOS IN MUMBAI   READER FEEDBACK  Dear Colleagues,   This study by Bialek and colleagues in ...

CSU 48/2008: PERSISTENCE OF HEP B PROTECTION IN VA ...

CSU 48/2008: PERSISTENCE OF HEP B PROTECTION IN VACCINEES AFTER 15 YEARS  The developed and developing countries now have more than two dec ...

CSU 46/2008: LANCET SERIES ON HIV PREVENTION

CSU 46/2008:LANCET SERIES ON HIV PREVENTION This series of articles from The Lancet places the emphasis on HIV prevention. With a disease so ...

PREDICTED IMPACT OF HIV 1 ON MEASLES IN DEVELOPING ...

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CSU 43/2008: SUICIDE PREVENTION, A FIVE COUNTRY IN ...

 CSU 43/2008: SUICIDE PREVENTION, A FIVE COUNTRY INTERVENTION STUDY   According to WHO estimates, yearly deaths from suicide excee ...

CSU 42/2008: PATERNAL SMOKING AND CHILD MORTALITY

CSU 42/2008: PATERNAL SMOKING AND CHILD MORTALITY Child Survival Update 42/2008: Paternal Smoking and Infant and Under-Five Mortality in Indo ...

CSU 41/2008: ALMA ATA, THREE DECADES ON

CSU 41/2008: ALMA ATA, THREE DECADES ON  Those who enjoyed Halfdan Mahler’s remarks in the last CSU may want to read this series ...

CSU 40/2008: The Social Determinants of Health/Pri ...

CSU 40/2008: The Social Determinants of Health/Primary Health Care, Full Circle   The Commission on the Social Determinants of Health, headed b ...

CSU 39/2008: RISK COMPENSATION IN KISUMU, KENYA ...

CSU 39/2008: RISK COMPENSATION IN   KISUMU, KENYA   Dear All,  It is sometimes stated, without proof, that the promotion ...

CSU 37/2008: QUERY TO READERS/READER FEEDBACK/EPI ...

 CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 37/2008: QUERY TO READERS/READER FEEDBACK/EPI TRAINING   Reader feedback on our previous week's posting  ...

CSU 36/2008: THE CASE FOR UNIVERSAL HEP B VACCINA ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 36/2008: THE CASE FOR  UNIVERSAL HEP B VACCINATION   Since the 1991 WHA resolution in favor of universal chi ...

CSU 35/2008: LEAD CONCENTRATIONS AND ARRESTS IN EA ...

CSU 35/2008: LEAD CONCENTRATIONS AND ARRESTS IN EARLY ADULTHOOD  In this research from the US, "Association of Prenatal and Childhood Blood  ...

CSU 12/2008: PROMOTING MALE CIRCUMCISION IN RWAND ...

CSU 12/2008: PROMOTING MALE  CIRCUMCISION IN RWANDA  The Republic of Rwanda has three ethnic groups (Hutu, Tutsi and Twa) whi ...

CSU 33/2008: BCG AND LEPROSY PROTECTION

CSU 33/2008: BCG AND LEPROSY PROTECTION Work from Malawi and elsewhere has pointed to a protective effect against leprosy of BCG vaccination. In this ...

SEASONALITY AND THE PERSISTENCE AND INVASION OF ME ...

 CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 32/2008: SEASONALITY AND THE PERSISTENCE AND INVASION OF MEASLESThe UN believes that more than half the world's people ...

CSU 31/2008: FUTURE GLOBAL POLICIES FOR MANAGING ...

 CSU 31/2008:  FUTURE GLOBAL POLICIES FOR MANAGING POLIOVIRUSES   This article, also available at http://www.ajph.org/cgi/rep ...

CSU 29/2008: AFRICAN SLEEPING SICKNESS

CSU 29/2008: AFRICAN SLEEPING SICKNESS  Recent years have seen a decline in recorded cases of African trypanosomiasis, reversing an upw ...

CSU 28/2008: PNEUMONIA

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 28/2008: PNEUMONIA  Readers interested in either clinical or preventive approaches to pneumonia will welcome this ...

- - -CONTROL, ELIMINATION, ERADICATION

CSU 27/2008: CONTROL, ELIMINATION, ERADICATION  In this nice discussion, Molyneux and colleagues call for consistent usage of these rel ...

CSU 26/2008: PREPARATIONS FOR INFLUENZA PANDEMIC I ...

CSU 26/2008: PREPARATIONS FOR INFLUENZA PANDEMIC IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES  The spectre of a future influenza pandemic, like that of 1918, is ...

CSU 25/2008: ANTIMALARIAL MONOTHERAPY IN THE MOST ...

CSU 25/2008: ANTIMALARIAL MONOTHERAPY IN THE MOST SEVERELY MALARIOUS PARTS OF AFRICA  It is not every day that articles on tropical medicine fin ...

CSU 24/2008: PREVENTING CHILD MALARIA BY PROTECTI ...

  CSU 24/2008: PREVENTING CHILD MALARIA BY PROTECTING ADULTS WITH BED NETS     To date, most distribution programmes fo ...
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