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AFRO-NETS> Environmental health update from the EHP library


  • Subject: AFRO-NETS> Environmental health update from the EHP library
  • From: Dan Campbell <CampbellDB@ehproject.org>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:44:13 -0400 (EDT)




Environmental health update from the EHP library
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The EHP Library's latest Environmental Health Update contains links
to the articles, reports and websites listed below and is on the EHP
website at:
http://www.ehproject.org/Library/EHUpdate19.htm


Current Journals

American Journal of Infection Control 29(4) August 2001

* Personal hygiene and life expectancy improvements since 1850: His-
toric and epidemiologic associations.
* Preventing infectious disease in the domestic setting: A risk-based
approach.
* The correlation between sustainable development and home hygiene.
* Transmission of gastrointestinal diseases: Hygiene as the final
barrier.
* The role of handwashing in improving hygiene and health in low-
income countries

Bulletin of WHO 79(9) September 2001

* Globalization: changing the public health landscape.
* The etiology of maternal mortality in developing countries: what do
verbal autopsies tell us?
* Is globalization good for your health?
* Globalization and health: results and options.
* And others

Journal of Vector Ecology - June 2001

* Partners: serendipity in arbovirus research.
* Aedes aegypti: size, reserves, survival, and flight potential.
* Integrated pest management and allocation of control efforts for
vector-borne diseases.
* Field evaluation of an insect growth regulator, pyriproxyfen,
against Aedes togoi larvae in brackish water in South Korea.
* Composition and biting activity of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae)
attracted to human bait in a malaria endemic village in peninsular
Malaysia near the Thailand border.
* Repellency of volatile oils from plants against three mosquito vec-
tors.

Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal - August 2001

* Molecular genetics helps to probe the history of malaria
* Infectious diseases surveillance update
* Rotavirus outbreak
* Internet aids infectious disease efforts in Africa
* Yellow fever: an update

Recent Studies/Reports

USAID Sponsored Reports

* Low birthweight : a report based on the International Low Birth-
weight Symposium and Workshop held on 14-17 June 1999 at the Interna-
tional Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Feb 2000, Conference Proceedings

* Costing of the integrated management of childhood illnesses in
Bangladesh: a study based on Matlab data Apr. 2000

* Improving surveillance systems : building support for implementa-
tion -- a users guide [2001], Handbook/Manual

* Managing and financing the sales of insecticide treated mosquito
nets : a handbook based on experiences in Eastern Province, Zambia
Mar 2001, Handbook/Manual

Websites

* Dr Val Curtis - Hygiene
* EHP - Safe Excreta Disposal Network
* HHS Global Health Issues

--
Dan Campbell
mailto:CampbellDB@EHProject.org

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