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CSU 111/2011: TOBACCO IN CHINA

How one tobacco company makes money in the world’s most populous country even as smoking declines in its domestic market.   Full text at http:// ...

CSU 106/2011: SAVING LIVES AT BIRTH: A GRAND CHALL ...

    Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development On Wednesday, March 9, in Wash ...

CSU 104/2011: ASSESSMENT ON THE IMPACT OF POLIO ER ...

Subject: Assessment on the Impact of Polio Eradication Efforts on Strengthening Routine Immunization and Primary Healthcare We wanted to let you know ...

JOB POSTING, CHIEF OF PARTY, INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL ...

http://www.devex.com/en/jobs/chief-of-party-africa-4   Chief of Party - Africa International Medical Corps | Apply By 29 April 2011 In ...

CSU 91/2011: MAPPING AFRICAN SLEEPING SICKNESS

It is hard to attack a disease without knowing its geographical extent. This article, also at http://www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/9/1/57 is a ...

CSU 92/2011: SPATIAL POPULATION DATABASE OF SOMALI ...

SPATIAL POPULATION DATABASE OF SOMALIA  Medical geogaphy is one of the underused disciplines which, if properly employed, would permit us better ...

CSU 89/2011: SEASONAL HUNGER

Why don’t we hear more about seasonal hunger? It’s endemic, especially in agricultural communities. From PLOS Medicine, http://www.plosIm ...

CSU 93/2011: THREE DECADES OF TB RESEARCH IN MALAW ...

LESSONS FROM THREE DECADES’ TB RESEARCH IN MALAWI Major messages: BCG was found protective against leprosy, but not against adult pulmonary TB. ...

LESSONS FROM THREE DECADES OF TB RESEARCH IN MALAW ...

LESSONS FROM THREE DECADES’ TB RESEARCH IN MALAWI Major messages: BCG was found protective against leprosy, but not against adult pulmonary TB. ...

CSU 95/2011: CREATING A GLOBAL HEALTH POLICY WORTH ...

Cross posted, with thanks, from the Pan American Health Organization's equity website. Creating a global health policy worthy of the name Deve ...

CSU 96/2011: IPT WITH HOME MANAGEMENT OF MALARIA

IPT with home management of malaria ‘In this study area, incidence of fevers was lower in communities given three courses of IPTc during the ti ...

CSU 97/2011: IMMUNIZATION ADHERENCE IN RURAL PAKIS ...

  From the summary: Results  We enrolled 378 mother–child pairs in redesigned card group, 376 in centre-based education group, 374 i ...

CSU 90/2011: THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MENINGOCOCCAL DIS ...

THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE IN INDIA From the conclusions:   'New serogroup A-containing meningococcal conjugate vaccines are ...

CSU 94/2011: WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, 2011

World Hepatitis Day 2011—Brief notes for collaborators requesting information Background: In 2010 the 63rd World Health Assembly called for a co ...

CSU 98/2011: TWO ON CIRCULATING VACCINE DERIVED PO ...

  1)              Eradication of Poliovirus: Fighting Fire With Fire 1.  ...

UNICEF VACANCY, CHAD, COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMEN ...

Dearest Colleagues,As you may be aware, for too many months now, we have not been successful in filling the C4D Polio post in Chad, and we've decided ...

CSU 85/2011: HEPATITIS UPDATES

Tks to reader Steve Wiersma, WHO, for this list of recent hepatitis updates.    Good reading.    BD      ...

CSU 78/2011: SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL PROTECTION FLOOR P ...

 Thanks to PAHO’s Equity Homepage (see external links) for the item on “Successful social protection floor experiences.” When ...

CSU 81/2011: DISTANCE TO HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AN ...

From the American Journal of Epidemiology, Schoeps and colleagues write on‘The Effect of Distance to Health-Care Facilities on Childhood Mor ...

CSU 88/2011: ALCOHOL ABUSE AND CONTROL IN AFRICA ...

  ‘Alcohol abuse and control in Africa and globally’ gives a country by country rundown of best estimates on the frequency of alcoho ...

CSU 82/2011: TWO ON MALARIA IN PREGNANCY

1) IMPACT OF MALARIA AT THE END OF PREGNANCY ON INFANT MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY From Mozambique, additional evidence that the pregnant woman needs all ...

CSU 83/2011: THE DOMINANT ANOPHELINE VECTORS OF MA ...

    This article is the fruit of a long international collaboration, described in the introductory article to the series of which a ...

CSU 80/2011: BELIEFS ABOUT MALE CIRCUMCISION IN A ...

Westercamp and colleagues write about attitudes towards circumcision in a traditionally noncircumcising Kenyan community. After the randomized clini ...

CSU 79/2011: CIGARETTE SMOKE INCREASES SUSCEPTIBIL ...

  From the Journal of Infectious Diseases, ‘Cigarette smoke increases susceptibility to tuberculosis.’ Why is it that so few governm ...

JOB OPENING, COMMUNICATIONS FOCAL POINT OFFICER, G ...

https://jobnet.ifrc.org/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?jobinfo_uid_c=2316&vaclng=en COMMUNICATIONS FOCAL POINT OFFICER, GAVI CSO CONSTITUEN ...

CSU 86/2011: INTRADERMAL DELIVERY OF VACCINES: POT ...

Intradermal vaccine delivery looks like a highly technical topic, but it might be the Next Big Thing in vaccination. If solid evidence is availabl ...

CSU 87/2011: VACCINE PROGRESS REVEALS GAPS IN DEVE ...

In the run-up to this June’s GAVI sponsored donors’ pledging conference for new and underused vaccines, The Lancet Infectious Diseases c ...

CSU 76/2011: POLIO IN INDIA

    This close look at polio in India is upbeat, but not without concerns.  From the editorial note:   ‘The current high ...

- - - MEASLES ERADICATION: 'NO' TO THE SKEPTICS

    Athalia Christie a , Andrea Gay b    The recommendation by David Heymann and colleagues (Nov 20, p 1719)1 that high routin ...

CSU 68/2011: ONCHOCERCIASIS CONTROL AND ELIMINATIO ...

 AFRICA  Since the late ‘80s, onchocerciasis control, originally based on vector control, has had as its mainstay the periodic distri ...
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