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EHP Library Environmental Health Update No. 16-July 1, 2001 

Journals

Bulletin of the World Health Organization - June 2001

Evidence of behaviour change following a hygiene promotion programme in Burkina Faso - Valerie Curtis, et al

International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2000: Emerging Infectious Diseases - June 2001

Emerging Viral Diseases of Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific, J.S. Mackenzie

Strengthening Capability for Malaria Research in Africa, F. Zicker

The Lancet

Control of malaria in Pakistan by applying deltamethrin insecticide to cattle: a community-randomised trial
IN:: Vol 357 Issue 9271: page 1837 (2001) 

NIEHS: Environmental Health Perspecives: Online First

Arsenic in Drinking Water and Pregnancy Outcomes - Online 15 June 2001
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2001/109p629-631ahmad/abstract.html

 Helicobacter pylori Prevalences and Risk Factors among School Beginners in a German Urban Center and Its Rural County. 
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2001/109p573-577herbarth/abstract.html

Blood Lead Levels of Primary School Children in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Online 21 May 2001
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2001/109p563-566kaiser/abstract.html

Residential Water Source and the Risk of Childhood Brain Tumors. Online 18 May 2001
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2001/109p551-556mueller/abstract.html

Acting on an Environmental Health Disaster: The Case of the Aral Sea.  Online 18 May 2001
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2001/109p547-549small/abstract.html

PubMed

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

Roberts L, Chartier Y, Chartier O, Malenga G, Toole M, Rodka H.
 
Keeping clean water clean in a Malawi refugee camp: a randomized intervention trial.
Bull World Health Organ. 2001;79(4):280-7.
 
Guiscafre H, Martinez H, Palafox M, Villa S, Espinosa P, Bojalil R, Gutierrez G.
 
The impact of a clinical training unit on integrated child health care in Mexico.
Bull World Health Organ. 2001;79(5):434-41.
 
Wright J, Vaze P, Russell G, Gundry S, Ferro-Luzzi A, Mucavele P, Nyatsanza J.
 
Seasonal aspects of weight-for-age in young children in Zimbabwe.
Public Health Nutr. 2001 Jun;4(3):757-64.
 
Kim Y, Hahn S, Garner P.
 
Reduced osmolarity oral rehydration solution for treating dehydration caused by acute diarrhoea in children (Cochrane Review).
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001;2:CD002847.
Mangala S, Gopinath D, Narasimhamurthy NS, Shivaram C.
 
Impact of educational intervention on knowledge of mothers regarding home management of diarrhoea.
Indian J Pediatr. 2001 May;68(5):393-7.

Galane PM, Le Roux M.

Molecular epidemiology of Escherichia coli isolated from young South African children with diarrhoeal diseases.
J Health Popul Nutr. 2001 Mar;19(1):31-8.

Freitas MB, Brilhante OM, Almeida LM.

The importance of water testing for public health in two regions in Rio de Janeiro: a focus on fecal coliforms, nitrates, and aluminum
Cad Saude Publica. 2001 May;17(3):651-660.
Bakir HA.
 
Sustainable wastewater management for small communities in the Middle East and North Africa.
J Environ Manage. 2001 Apr;61(4):319-28.

Websites/Reports

  • DFID: Livelihoods Connect

  • UNICEF Guide to Water Quality on the Web

  • UN Synthesis Report on Arsenic in Drinking Water, 2001

  • World Bank Water Sanitation Program: Enhancing Public-Private Partnership in the Context of the African Vision for Water (2025)

  • World Bank: The Economical Control of Infectious Diseases

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