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CSU 41/2009: HENDERSON ON SMALLPOX

CSU 41/2009: HENDERSON ON SMALLPOX     In the mid-60s, the global smallpox eradication strategy moved from mass vaccination of popul ...

CSU 43/2009: DE QUADROS ON MEASLES ERADICATION

 CSU 43/2009: DE QUADROS ON MEASLES ERADICATION   With four of the six WHO regions committed to regional measles elimination, it seems but ...

CSU 44/2009: RUBELLA ELIMINATION IN THE REGION OF ...

CSU 44/2009: RUBELLA ELIMINATION IN THE REGION OF THE AMERICAS/ FIFTH IN A SERIES  Pls see below a 2008 MMWR update on rubella elimination in th ...

CSU 45/2009: THE END OF LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS

CSU 45/2009: THE END OF LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS     The underpublicized campaign against LF has benefited from the new WHO priority for neglec ...

CSU 47/2009: LEPROSY AND MNTE

CSU 47/2009: LEPROSY AND MNTE  EDITORIALS  Leprosy: what is being "eliminated"?  Paul E M Fine  London School of H ...

CSU 48/2009: THREE ON MEASLES

CSU 48/2009: THREE ON MEASLES  WHO has been working overtime on measles.  Item 1) is the WHO Secretariat's report to the WHO Executive Boar ...

CSU 50/2009: HETEROSEXUAL RISK OF HIV-1 INFECTION ...

CSU 50/2009: HETEROSEXUAL RISK OF HIV-1 INFECTION PER SEXUAL ACT  Writing in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Boilly and her colleagues revie ...

CSU 49/2009: READER COMMENT/ EFFICACY OF PNEUMOCOC ...

CSU 49/2009: READER COMMENT/ EFFICACY OF PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINATION IN CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN 24 MONTHS  READER COMMENT   F ...

CSU 51/2009: MARKED INCREASE IN CHILD SURVIVAL AFT ...

CSU 51/2009: MARKED INCREASE IN CHILD SURVIVAL AFTER FOUR YEARS OF  INTENSIVE MALARIA CONTROL In heavily endemic countries, malaria eva ...

MEASLES OUTBREAKS: THREE LESSONS FROM THREE COUNTR ...

MEASLES OUTBREAKS: THREE LESSONS FROM THREE COUNTRIES From South Africa, we learn that failure to vaccinate was the main driver  in their re ...

CSU 54/2009: TWO ON ORAL CHOLERA VACCINES

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 54/2009: TWO ON ORAL CHOLERA VACCINES  For many decades, 'cholera vaccine' was a four letter word among public he ...

CSU 55/2009: SOUTH AFRICA ACCEPTS CRITICAL FINDING ...

CSU 55/2009: SOUTH AFRICA ACCEPTS CRITICAL FINDINGS IN  LANCET ARTICLES   This article, and the Lancet series, speak for them ...

CSU 56/2009: CHINA'S EXCESS MALES, SEX SELECTIVE ...

CSU 56/2009: CHINA'S EXCESS MALES, SEX  SELECTIVE ABORTION, AND ONE CHILD POLICY       In both China and India, ult ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 57/2009: MALARIA CASES AND D ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 57/2009: MALARIA CASES AND DEATHS IN RWANDA AND ETHIOPIA  Writing in the Malaria Journal, Otten and colleagues quantif ...

CSU 58/2009: PROTECTING CHILDREN WITH HIV AGAINST ...

CSU 58/2009: PROTECTING CHILDREN WITH HIV AGAINST PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE  Writing in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Meehan and colleagues loo ...

CSU 59/2009: READER COMMENT/ ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ...

      CSU 59/2009: READER COMMENT/ ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ITNs IN ERITREA  1) This comment from the EPI adviser in the Pan ...

CSU 61/2009: SMOKING IN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

CSU  61/2009: SMOKING IN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS     Governments are sovereign.  Tobacco manufacturers are not. Or are they?   & ...

CSU 62/2009: GATES FUNDING FOR MALE CIRCUMCISION/ ...

            CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 62/2009: GATES FUNDING FOR      MALE ...

CSU 63/2009: MALARIA DATA/PUBLICATIONS ON EQUITY ...

CSU 63/2009: MALARIA   DATA/PUBLICATIONS ON EQUITY IN HEALTH     1)  USE OF HEALTH FACILITY DATA FOR ASSESSING IMPA ...

CSU 64/2009: INTERACTIONS BETWEEN GLOBAL HEALTH ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 64/2009: INTERACTIONS BETWEEN GLOBAL HEALTH   INITIATIVES AND COUNTRY   HEALTH SYSTEMS     1) NOTE ...

CSU 65/2009: NON-SPECIFIC MORTALITY IMPACT ASSOCI ...

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CSU 67/2009: GLOBAL PATTERNS OF MORTALITY IN YOUNG ...

CSU 67/2009: GLOBAL PATTERNS OF MORTALITY IN YOUNG PEOPLE  Note to Readers  Those readers interested in CSU 65/2009, on nonspecifi ...

CSU 68/2009: MALE CIRCUMCISION FOR HIV PREVENTION ...

CSU 68/2009: MALE CIRCUMCISION FOR HIV PREVENTION  IN HIGH PREVALENCE SETTINGS  How many surgical procedures are necessary to prevent o ...

CSU 69/2009: MORTALITY FROM PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE A ...

           CSU 69/2009: MORTALITY FROM PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE AND HIB  Do pneumococcal disea ...

CSU 72/2009: BIRTH INTERVALS AND MDG 5/ THE VATIC ...

CSU 72/2009: BIRTH INTERVALS AND MDG 5/  THE VATICAN VIEW ON BIRTH SPACING  Do I err in believing that there is no UN policy endorsemen ...

CSU 73/2009: DISEASE ERADICATION

           CSU 73/2009: DISEASE ERADICATION  This good general introduction is from the Wi ...

CSU 76/2009: MORE ON BIRTH SPACING AND THE MILLE ...

  CSU 76/2009:  MORE ON BIRTH SPACING AND THE  MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS  1) READER COMMENT ON CSU 71, BIRTH SPACING ...

CSU 78/2009: NEW YORK CONDOMS

CSU 78/2009: NEW YORK CONDOMS  As a a former New Yorker, I am amazed that a public distribution scheme for branded condoms could raise ...

CSU79/2009: CHILD MORTALITY 30 YEARS AFTER ALMA AT ...

CSU 79/2009: CHILD MORTALITY 30 YEARS  AFTER ALMA ATA/ COUNTDOWN TO 2015  These pieces from The Lancet are food for thought. The w ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 80/2009: AFRICA'S DEMOGRAPHI ...

CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 80/2009: AFRICA'S DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION AND ITS CONSEQUENCES  By coincidence, this article from The Economist, r ...

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