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Volume 165 Issue 11

9 December 1996

Journal Activities

  • The year that was Bronwen Ross (MJA 1996; 165: 592)

Editorials

  • Human rights reflections in daily medical practice Richard F Mollica (MJA 1996; 165: 594)
  • Health care reform and quality of care Martin B Van Der Weyden (MJA 1996; 165: 595)
  • Climate, health and medicine in a changing world Erwin K Jackson, Charles S Guest, Alistair J Woodward (MJA 1996; 165: 597)

Airwaves

Water Hazards

Grave Matters

  • Digging in the desert Christopher D Browne, Maree G Browne (MJA 1996; 165: 617)
  • Revealing secrets of a lost city Estelle Lazer (MJA 1996; 165: 620)

Travel

  • Medical travel: an opportunistic disease Yvonne E Cossart (MJA 1996; 165: 624)
  • HUGs: Holidays for undergraduates Judy Harris (MJA 1996; 165: 628)

Homeless

  • Hard times for homeless people Helen E Herrman (MJA 1996; 165: 629)
  • Children in homeless families in Melbourne: health status and use of health services Daryl Efron, Jillian R Sewell, Michael Horn, Francoise Jewell (MJA 1996; 165: 630)
  • Asylum seekers: general health status and problems with access to health care Ingrid Sinnerbrink, Derrick M Silove, Vijaya L Manicavasagar, Zachary Steel, Annette Field (MJA 1996; 165: 634)

Medicine in Asia

  • Health care delivery system and major health issues in China Kong-Lai Zhang, Min Liu, Dan Li (MJA 1996; 165: 638)
  • Health services in Indonesia Soewarta Kosen, Suriadi Gunawan (MJA 1996; 165: 641)

The Research Enterprise

  • The Queensland Institute of Medical Research Lawrie W Powell (MJA 1996; 165: 645)
  • The Garvan Institute of Medical Research John Shine (MJA 1996; 165: 649)
  • Forty years at the pitface in the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Donald Metcalf (MJA 1996; 165: 652)
  • Australia's fourth Nobel laureate for medicine Antony Basten (MJA 1996; 165: 656)

Bites and Stings

food Safety

  • foodborne disease: how to respond? Craig W Hedberg (MJA 1996; 165: 667)
  • foodborne disease: emerging problems and solutions Patricia M Desmarchelier (MJA 1996; 165: 668)
  • foodborne disease: current trends and future surveillance needs in Australia Scott K Crerar, Craig B Dalton, Helen M Longbottom, Edward Kraa (MJA 1996; 165: 672)

True Stories

  • An encounter with a Haitian refugee boat Andrew J Galbraith, David C McGiffin (MJA 1996; 165: 678)
  • The caesarean section Douglas N Gow (MJA 1996; 165: 680)