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Five Items on Pertussis in Developing Countries

Five Items on Pertussis in Developing Countries Among the vaccine preventable diseases, pertussis is perhaps among those least studied in the develop ...

Child mortality is (estimated to be) falling

Child mortality is (estimated to be) falling Peter Byass Affiliations Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Epidemiology and Global Health, ...

Haiti Opens a Drive to Vaccinate 820,000 as Choler ...

  Haiti Opens a Drive to Vaccinate 820,000 as Cholera Flares By REUTERS, NOV. 9, 2016 LES CAYES, Haiti — Haiti has begun a large-scale ...

Measures of Malaria Burden after Long Lasting Inse ...

Measures of Malaria Burden after Long Lasting Insecticidal Net Distribution and Indoor Residual Spraying at Three Sites in Uganda: A Prospective Obser ...

A Multicenter Pivotal Clinical Trial of a Urine Ma ...

A Multicenter Pivotal Clinical Trial of a Urine Malaria Test (UMT) for the Rapid Diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Wellington A. Oyib ...

How social structures, space, and behaviors shape ...

How social structures, space, and behaviors shape the spread of infectious diseases using chikungunya as a case study  Authors Henrik Saljea, ...

New Strategies for Cholera Control

New Strategies for Cholera Control Louise C Ivers, Harvard Medical School Also at http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/langlo/PIIS2214-109X(16)302 ...

Essential Medicines (Lancet Series)

Several of the articles listed concern developing countries, in particular the country specific items on Pakistan and Nigeria. Note as well  "Pol ...

DA Henderson, Smallpox Eradicator

  American Journal of Public Health: November 2016, Vol. 106, No. 11, pp. 1895-1895. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303477 DA Henderson, Smallpox Erad ...

World Health Organization: Overhaul or Dismantle?

Suwit Wibulpolprasert and Mushtaque Chowdhury.  World Health Organization: Overhaul or Dismantle? American Journal of Public Health November 201 ...

A New Leader for a New World Health

These USAID authors make the remarkable statement that "In 1948, an outbreak of cholera in Egypt left more than 10 000 people dead and convince ...

Finance and Governance: Critical Challenges for th ...

Julio Frenk.  Finance and Governance: Critical Challenges for the Next WHO Director-General. American Journal of Public Health: November 2016, Vo ...

World Health Organization Reform—A Normative or ...

Derek Yach.  World Health Organization Reform—A Normative or an Operational Organization? American Journal of Public Health November 2016: ...

Whither WHO? Our Global Health Leadership

Elizabeth Fee.  Whither WHO? Our Global Health Leadership. American Journal of Public Health: November 2016, Vol. 106, No. 11, pp. 1903-1904. do ...

At the Roots of the World Health Organization´s ...

A fascinating analysis of the World Health Organization, at the global and regional levels, during the first decades of its existence.  American ...

Investing in life saving vaccines to guarantee lif ...

This article comes from the work of the Interministerial Conference on Vaccination held in 2016 at the headquarters of the African Union.Vaccine, Volu ...

Rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis elicits long-lasti ...

Vaccine, Volume 34, Issue 48, 21 November 2016, Pages 5959–5967  Rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis elicits long-lasting immunity in humans ...

Manufacturing costs of HPV vaccines for developin ...

This article tests the claim of the manufacturers that they are providing HPV to the GAVI Alliance at cost price. It appears that they are not. Vacci ...

Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication: Afgh ...

  Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication: Afghanistan, January 2015-August 2016 Excerpt below; full text is at http://apps.who.int/iris/bit ...

Microcephaly in north-east Brazil: a retrospective ...

  Microcephaly in north-east Brazil: a retrospective study on neonates born between 2012 and 2015 Juliana Sousa Soares de Araújo a, Cl&a ...

Inequalities in full immunization coverage: trends ...

Inequalities in full immunization coverage: trends in low- and middle-income countries María Clara Restrepo-Méndez, Aluísio JD B ...

Sources of variation in under-5 mortality across ...

Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Oct 25. pii: S2214-109X(16)30212-1. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30212-1. [Epub ahead of print] Sources of variation in unde ...

Mapping the geography of child mortality: a key st ...

Mapping the geography of child mortality: a key step in addressing disparities Zulfiqar A BhuttaPress enter key to Email the author Published: 25 Oc ...

Less Consulted Items, October 2016

Less Consulted Items, October 2016 Among these postings, items 3, 4, 6, 8, 14 and 15 may be of particular interest. Item 17 is a Cochrane review of I ...

Most Consulted Items, October 2016

Most Consulted Items, October 2016 Polio predominates among the top 20 postings from October (items 2 through 6, 11, 12, 16, 18 and 20). Among the o ...

Prevention of sexual transmission of Ebola in Libe ...

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 4, No. 10, e736–e743, October 2016 Prevention of sexual transmission of Ebola in Liberia through a national s ...

The Heart of Africa: Succeeding against the Odds

    The Heart of Africa: Succeeding against the Odds Excerpt below; full text is at the following sites: http://www.thelancet.com/journa ...

Improving hepatitis B birth dose in rural Lao Peop ...

Vaccine, Volume 34, Issue 47, 11 November 2016, Pages 5777–5784 Improving hepatitis B birth dose in rural Lao People´s Democratic Republi ...

Safety and immunogenicity of RTS,S/AS01 malaria va ...

The Lancet Infectious Diseases Safety and immunogenicity of RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine in infants and children with WHO stage 1 or 2 HIV disease: a r ...

Safety and Immunogenicity of Pfs25-EPA/Alhydrogel ...

PLoS One. 2016 Oct 17;11(10):e0163144. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163144. eCollection 2016. Safety and Immunogenicity of Pfs25-EPA/Alhydrogel®, a ...
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