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CSU 54/2011: FRACTIONAL COSTS OF INACTIVATED POLIO ...

  One difficulty with IPV is its cost, much higher than that of oral polio vaccine. This study from the Sultanate of Oman seeks to overcome that ...

CSU 52/2011: STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING CHILD SURVIV ...

    From CDC's Streaming Health series, a general introduction available online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOdDhxD6Da4 ...

CSU 53/2011: SMS TEXTING AND ARV TREATMENT ADHEREN ...

    Does this research have implications for other programmes, such as child vaccination, which have issues with dropout rates?   ...

CSU 55/2011: CAN POLIO BE ERADICATED? A SKEPTIC NO ...

Can Polio Be Eradicated? A Skeptic Now Thinks So By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Published: New York Times, February 14, 2011 Two weeks ago, at the end of an ...

FEASIBILITY OF MEASLES ERADICATION

Meeting in Geneva last November, WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts pronounced on several aspects of the work of EPI. The summary conc ...

CSU 51/2011: STOPPING WARS FOR CHILDREN

  In 1986, I got a call from Gregoria Monasta, the UNICEF rep in Mogadishu. 'Bob, Mr. Grant would like some cross border vaccinations done along ...

CSU 48/2011: MALNUTRITION AND MORTALITY IN DARFUR

‘Conclusion A meta-analysis of myriads of surveys permitted us to draw an overall picture of the situation in Darfur and to identify some of its ...

CSU 49/2011: MSM AND HIV TYPE 1 IN LOW- AND MIDDLE ...

  From  Kenya, Peru, Thailand and the Ukraine comes this review, by a Johns Hopkins group, of the epidemiological and social factors relati ...

CSU 46/2011: LOT QUALITY ASSURANCE METHODOLOGY FOR ...

  The 30 cluster vaccination coverage methodology has been in use since the 1970s. Until recently, lot quality assurance surveys have been littl ...

CSU 47/2011: MALARIA RDTs IN RWANDA, TANZANIA AND ...

  The malaria rapid diagnostic text, on the market since 2003, has seen slow acceptance even in countries where it poses obvious economic advant ...

CSU 45/2011: MDG 5 AND FAMILY PLANNING

Full text is at http://epirev.oxfordjournals.org/content/32/1/152.full#ref-49 Family planning has been cited as essential to the achievement of Mille ...

CSU 44/2011: POLIO IN INDIA

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

CSU 43/2011: BURDEN OF COMMON INFECTIOUS DISEASE I ...

    Is the slum less unhealthful than the countryside?   Use of the same tools in rural and to urban slum  ...

CSU 42/2011: EPIDEMIOLOGIC APPROACHES TO GLOBAL HE ...

This article is an introduction to an issue of Epidemiologic Reviews devoted to global health issues. Full text is at http://epirev.oxfor ...

CSU 40/2011: BENEFITS AND COSTS OF PNEUMO AND ROTA ...

CSU 40/2011: BENEFITS AND COSTS OF PNEUMO AND ROTA VACCINE IN UGANDA Forthcoming in Vaccine. Abstract only; full text available to subscribers. Good ...

CSU 38/2011: INFECTIOUS DISEASE BURDEN AND INTELLI ...

Bill Gates's annual letter includes a graphic presentation from 184 countries at http://www.gatesfoundation.org/annual-letter/2011/Documents/2011 ...

CSU 37/2011: MALARIA ERADICATION RESEARCH

CSU 37/2011: MALARIA ERADICATION RESEARCH Why did the first malaria eradication initiative, launched in 1955, fail? Partly because so little was lear ...

CSU 37/2011: MALARIA ERADICATION RESEARCH

CSU 37/2011: MALARIA ERADICATION RESEARCH Why did the first malaria eradication initiative, launched in 1955, fail? Partly because so little was lear ...

CSU 36/2011: THE LANCET CHILD SURVIVAL SERIES

CSU 36/2011: THE LANCET CHILD SURVIVAL SERIES   A golden oldie from 2003; the state of the art at the time of its publication   http://www.who.i ...

CSU 41/2011: PERTUSSIS VACCINES/ VACCINS ANTICOQUE ...

    WHO has recently issued an updated position paper on pertussis vaccines, available in French and English at http://www.who.int/wer/201 ...

CSU 40/2011: PERTUSSIS VACCINES/ VACCINS ANTICOQUE ...

  CSU 40/2011: PERTUSSIS VACCINES/ VACCINS ANTICOQUELUCHEUX   WHO has recently issued an updated position paper on pertussis vaccines, av ...

CSU 39/2011: LEAD POISONING AND CHILDREN

  CSU 39/2011: LEAD POISONING AND CHILDREN Does your country ban leaded paint and leaded motor fuel? If not, you are paying dearly for ...

NOTE TO READERS/ GREATEST HITS OF JANUARY

Note to readers Google has kindly provided me with this list of 72 countries from which readers have consulted this webpage. If your countr ...

CSU 35/2011: THE QUARTER THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

CSU 35/2011: THE QUARTER THAT CHANGED THE WORLD: CIGARETTE TAXATION IN CALIFORNIA   Full text is at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PM ...

MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS

 MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS  Complete text, with figures, is at http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=19764 ...

CSU 33/2011: MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS

  MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS   Complete text, with figures, is at http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=1976 ...

CSU 34/2011: LIVES SAVED TOOL: OPEN ACCESS ARTICLE ...

CSU 34/2011: LIVES SAVED TOOL: OPEN ACCESS ARTICLES FROM THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY Dear All, If any of the articles below interest ...

CSU 34/2011: OPEN ACCESS ARTICLES FROM THE INTERNA ...

CSU 34/2011: OPEN ACCESS ARTICLES FROM THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY Dear All, If any of the articles below interest you, go to http: ...

CSU 32/2011: EFFICACY OF RTS,S/AS01E MALARIA VACCI ...

  CSU 32/2011: EFFICACY OF RTS,S/AS01E MALARIA VACCINE   From The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Abstract below; full text is available ...

CSU 31/2011: LARRY BRILLIANT ON EARLY DETECTION, E ...

CSU 31/2011: LARRY BRILLIANT ON EARLY DETECTION, EARLY RESPONSE Two items by Dr Lawrence Brilliant: one from the smallpox era, the other, from Ted.com ...
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