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GLOBAL HEALTH COUNCIL CONFERENCE 2003 FOCUSES ON HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT

The 30th Annual Conference of the Global Health Council (GHC) will be held May 27-30, 2003, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.  (read more)

 

IT’S BACK: THE RETURN OF VECTOR CONTROL AS A TOOL AGAINST MALARIA

This panel, organized by an EHP USAID Advisor, will discuss current priorities for controlling vector-borne diseases in Africa, ... (read more)

 

MAINSTREAMING PREVENTION OF DIARRHEA IN CHILD HEALTH

Every year, 1.3 million children-under-five die because of diarrhea, ... (read more)

 

HEALTHY FAMILIES, HEALTHY FORESTS: INTEGRATED PROGRAMS

EHP is providing technical assistance to a four-year activity in Madagascar, collaborating with the Association Voahary Salama. (read more)

 

MALARIA, DENGUE, CHOLERA: ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGIES FOR CONTROL AND PREVENTION

The global prevalence of dengue has grown dramatically in recent decades. (read more)

 

IMPROVING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH IN URBAN SLUMS AND SQUATTER SETTLEMENTS

Global urbanization is unprecedented.  (read more)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN INCOME GENERATION AND HEALTH

This panel moderated by an EHP staff member will discuss... (read more)

 

VISIT THE EHP BOOTH

EHP’s booth is located behind the Cyber Café. Come visit the EHP booth, #506, at the conference. Grab a latte and swing around to our booth to say “Hello.” (read more)

 

New Environmental Health Updates

 

New Malaria Bulletins:  April/May 2003

 

Updated Meeting Alert

 

 

Current Feature 


National Consultation on “Improving the Health of the Urban Poor: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward” 30 June – 1 July 2003, Bangalore, India

A national consultation on “Improving the health of the urban poor: Lessons learned and the way forward” is being organized by EHP, the USAID supported Urban Health Program in India, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, on 30 June and 1 July at Bangalore.  Read More

 

This Week in Environmental Health


Below are links to recently published environmental health articles and reports. Click on underlined text for the complete article or report.

Online Articles 

Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, March 2003 – ICDDRB 

  • Aetiology of Shigellosis in Northern Pakistan   

  • Effect of Chlorination of Drinking-water on Water Quality and Childhood Diarrhoea in a Village in Pakistan  

  • Emergence of Multidrug-resistant Shigella dysenteriae Type 1 Causing Sporadic Outbreak In and Around Kolkata, India

  • More articles

Journal of Water and Health, March 2003 – IWA

WHO Bulletin, April 2003

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