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SENIOR LECTURER IN GLOBAL HEALTH POLICY, LONDON SC ...

LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE (University of London)FACULTY OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND POLICY - DEPARTMENT OF GLOBAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPM ...

NEW STUDIES OF BCG: IMPLICATIONS FOR TUBERCULOSIS ...

‘We now know that BCG is highly effective in mycobacteria-naive newborns, it can prevent M tuberculosis infection and disease,12 its efficacy ma ...

GLOBAL MALARIA MORTALITY BETWEEN 1980 AND 2010

Mortality trends are, in recent years, down, say the authors. WHO estimates are lowball, they also say, because of underestimates of mortality in thos ...

HPV, VACCINE SCARES, AND MICHELE BACHMANN

  HPV, VACCINE SCARES, AND MICHELE BACHMAN   From The New York Times Remark on HPV Vaccine Could Ripple for Years By DENISE GRADY Publishe ...

INTEGRATING ITNs IN A VACCINATION CAMPAIGN, MADAGA ...

Are any readers aware of combined measles/LLIN campaigns done since the year 2010?• IMPROVED EQUITY IN MEASLES VACCINATION FROM INTEGRATING ...

MAKING CIRCUMCISION EASIER

MAKING CIRCUMCISION EASIER From the New York Times Best viewed at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/31/health/aids-prevention-inspires-ways-to-simplify ...

RECOMBINANT SIMIAN ADENOVIRUS AS A POTENT NEW VACC ...

J Infect Dis. (2012) doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir850 First published online: January 24, 2012 Best viewed at http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/ea ...

ZIMBABWE'S CASE BASED MEASLES SURVEILLANCE

  From the Pan African Medical Journal: http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/11/2/full/ Regis Choto, Addmore Chadambuka, Gera ...

LETTER FROM INDIA

Among the four polio endemic countries, India has something to celebrate: one year without a single WPV. Herewith, a letter from Ellyn Ogden of USAID, ...

POLICY SETTING FOR GLOBAL MALARIA CONTROL AND ELIM ...

Full text is at http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-11-28.pdfAbstract (provisional) The scale-up of malaria control efforts in recent ...

FROM BILL GATES'S 2012 ANNUAL LETTER

VACCINATION, AIDS AND THE GLOBAL FUND, FAMILY PLANNING -- FIRST GATES VACCINE INNOVATION AWARD GOES TO A. A. HOSSAIN Full text of the letter in six la ...

EFFECT OF SANITATION ON SOIL-TRANSMITTED HELMINTH ...

Effect of Sanitation on Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis A systematic review and meta-analysis by Kathrin Zie ...

RISK FACTORS FOR HIV 1 TRANSMISSION IN SERODISCORD ...

'Modifiable risk factors for HIV-1 transmission were plasma HIV-1 RNA level and condom use, and, in HIV-1-uninfected partners, herpes simplex virus 2 ...

CALL FOR RECOLLECTIONS FROM THE FIRST DECADES OF E ...

The Expanded Programme on Immunization, now the world's largest public health programme, is approaching its fortieth birthday. It got started in a sma ...

GENDER EQUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT

  GENDER EQUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT Summarized at http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTWDR2012/Resources/7778105-1299699968583/7786210-1 ...

WORLDWIDE INCIDENCE OF MALARIA IN 2009

WORLDWIDE INCIDENCE OF MALARIA IN 2009 One method:‘population-based surveys of Plasmodium prevalence and case incidence from selected locat ...

THE ISRAEL NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY

   THE ISRAEL NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY The full text of this article, at http://www.ima.org.il/imaj/ar10may-11.pdf , in ...

WHAT'S NEW: THE ISRAEL NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION REGIS ...

   WHAT'S NEW THIS WEEK ON  WWW.CHILDSURVIVAL.NET THE ISRAEL NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY The full text of this ...

DEATH OF BOB KEEGAN

Subject: Death of Former CDC Employee Bob Keegan It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Bob Keegan, former deputy director of the Glob ...

POLIO CASES TRIPLE IN AFGHANISTAN -- NEW YORK TIME ...

After Years of Decline, Polio Cases in Afghanistan Triple in a Year By ROD NORDLAND Published: January 17, 2012 Recommend Twitter Linkedin Sign In to ...

RURAL-URBAN DIFFERENCES OF NEONATAL MORTALITY IN A ...

RURAL-URBAN DIFFERENCES OF NEONATAL MORTALITY IN A POORLY DEVELOPED PROVINCE OF CHINA  BMC Public Health. 2011 Jun 18;11:477. Yi B, Wu L, L ...

CHILD DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

CHILD DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIESPublished in The Lancet, September 23, 2011 Best viewed at http://www.thelancet.com/series/child-devel ...

THE EFFECT ON THE BURDEN OF MALARIA AND ANEMIA IN ...

'Training of household heads on the utilization of LLITN significantly reduces the burden of malaria in under-five children.'Abstract below, full text ...

CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS, THE SCIENCE BASE F ...

Our first 2012 webcast of CDC's Public Health Grand Rounds, entitled The Science Base for Prevention of Injury and Violence will be streamed on Tuesda ...

NEW MALARIA CONTROL POLICIES AND CHILD MORTALITY I ...

'Direct and indirect effects of new malaria-control policies, introduced in 2003 and completed during 2006-2008, are likely to have been the key ...

YVES CHARTIER, R.I.P.

RIP Yves Chartier Jhilmil Bhal, WHO It is with great sadness that we inform you of the tragic death of our dear friend and colleague, Yves Chartier. Y ...

ERADICATING POLIO: PERSISTING CHALLENGES BEYOND EN ...

Expert Review of Vaccines December 2011, Vol. 10, No. 12, Pages 1635-1636 , DOI 10.1586/erv.11.156 (doi:10.1586/erv.11.156) Eradicating polio: pe ...

RISK ANALYSIS IN POLIO ERADICATION

THE ROLE OF RISK ANALYSIS IN POLIO ERADICATION: MODELING POSSIBILITIES, PROBABILITIES AND OUTCOMES TO INFORM CHOICES ’ A low-cost and easy- ...

VOLUNTARY MALE MEDICAL CIRCUMCISION

VOLUNTARY MALE MEDICAL CIRCUMCISION For those who missed this collection of 9 new articles, first posted over the holidays in December. A UNAIDS/ ...

IPTi IN SOUTHERN TANZANIA: EVALUATION OF IMPACT ON ...

Malar J. 2011 Dec 30;10(1):387. [Epub ahead of print]  CLUSTER-RANDOMIZED STUDY OF INTERMITTENT PREVENTIVE TREATMENT FOR MALARIA IN INFANTS (I ...

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