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EHP Library Environmental Health Update No. 15-June 8, 2001 


Acta Tropica Volume 79, Issue 1, 27 April 2001

Vector-borne parasitic diseases: new trends in data collection and risk assessment
[Full text] (PDF 78.2 Kb)

Linkages between FAO agroclimatic data resources and the development of GIS models for control of vector-borne diseases
[Full text] (PDF 814.2 Kb)

Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 109, Number 5 May 2001

Gold-Mining Activities and Mercury Contamination of Native Amerindian Communities in French Guiana: Key Role of Fish in Dietary Uptake

Quantifying the Effects of Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Biomass Combustion on Acute Respiratory Infections in Developing Countries

Coupling between Annual and ENSO Timescales in the Malaria-Climate Association in Colombia


(Studies on diarrheal diseases, malaria, water and sanitation - click on author's name to view abstract)

Radice M, Gonzealez C, Power P, Vidal MC, Gutkind G.

Third-Generation Cephalosporin Resistance in Shigella sonnei, Argentina.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2001 May-Jun;7(3):442-3.

Van Man N, Van Trang N, Lien HP, Trach DD, Thanh NT, Van Tu P, Long NT, Luan LT, Ivanoff B, Gentsch JR, Glass RI.

The epidemiology and disease burden of rotavirus in vietnam: sentinel surveillance at 6 hospitals.
J Infect Dis. 2001 Jun 15;183(12):1707-12.
PMID: 11372022 [PubMed - in process]

Ahmed F, Ansaruzzaman M, Haque E, Rao MR, Clemens JD.

Epidemiology of postshigellosis persistent diarrhea in young children.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2001 May;20(5):525-30.
PMID: 11368112 [PubMed - in process]

Sanchez-Echaniz J, Benito-Fernandez J, Mintegui-Raso S.

Methemoglobinemia and consumption of vegetables in infants.
Pediatrics. 2001 May;107(5):1024-8.
PMID: 11331681 [PubMed - in process]

Esrey SA.

Towards a recycling society: ecological sanitation--closing the loop to food security.
Water Sci Technol. 2001;43(4):177-87.

Harrington LC, Edman JD, Scott TW.

Why do female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) feed preferentially and frequently on human blood?
J Med Entomol. 2001 May;38(3):411-22.

Minakawa N, Githure JI, Beier JC, Yan G.

Anopheline mosquito survival strategies during the dry period in western Kenya.
J Med Entomol. 2001 May;38(3):388-92.
PMID: 11372963 [PubMed - in process]

Chandramohan D, Greenwood B, Cox J, Mswia R, Setel P.

Relationship between malaria endemicity and acute febrile illness mortality in children.
Bull World Health Organ. 2001;79(4):375-6. No abstract available.
PMID: 11357219 [PubMed - in process]

McGready R, Simpson JA, Htway M, White NJ, Nosten F, Lindsay SW.

A double-blind randomized therapeutic trial of insect repellents for the prevention of malaria in pregnancy.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2001 Mar-Apr;95(2):137-8.

Goodman CA, Mnzava AE, Dlamini SS, Sharp BL, Mthembu DJ, Gumede JK.

Comparison of the cost and cost-effectiveness of insecticide-treated bednets and residual house-spraying in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Trop Med Int Health. 2001 Apr;6(4):280-95.


IRC: Web Site on Community Water Supply Management

HABITAT: State of the World's Cities, 2001

USAID: Reaching Communities for Child Health and Nutrition: A Framework for Household and Comminity IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness), 2001. (1,523KB)

WSSCC: Guidelines for Water and Sanitation Utilities Risk Management Planning, 2001

World Bank: Multi-Village Rural Water Supply Schemes: An Emerging Challenge, 2001. (792KB)

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