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EHP Library Environmental Health Update No. 18-August 1, 2001 


Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition - June 2001

Selected Original Papers

Sanitation, Community Environments, and Childhood Diarrhoea in Rural Zimbabwe
Graham P.M. Root

Diarrhoeal Morbidity among Young Children in Eritrea: Environmental and Socioeconomic Determinants
Gebremariam Woldemicael

Perceptions of and Management Practices for Diarrhoeal Diseases by Traditional Healers in Northeastern Nigeria    George O. Akpede, John O. Igene, and Babatunji A. Omotara

Implementation of a Medical Geographic Information System: Concepts and Uses
Mohammad Ali, Michael Emch, Christine Ashley, and Peter Kim Streatfield

Research to Support Household and Community IMCI Report of a meeting, 22-24 January 2001, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Laura M. Kelley and Robert E. Black, Editors

Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition - June 2001


How Much Has ORT Reduced Child Mortality?
Nathaniel F. Pierce

Selected Original Papers

Characterisitcs of Children Hospitalized with Severe Dehydration and Persistent Diarrhoea in Bangladesh
N.H. Alam, A.S.G. Faruque, N. Dewan, S.A. Sarker, and G.J. Fuchs

Prevalence of Viral, Bacterial and Parasitic Enteropathogens Among Young Children with Acute Diarrhoea in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Soliman M. El-Sheikh and Sufian M. El-Assouli

Molecular Epidemiology of Escherichia coli Isolated from Young South African Children with Diarrhoeal Diseases
Petronella M. Galane and Marie Le Roux

Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition - December 2000

Selected Original Papers

Risk Factors and Gender Differentials for Death among Children Hospitalized with Diarrhoea in Bangladesh
Amal K. Mitra, Mohammad M. Rahman, and George J. Fuchs

Bacteriological Quality of Weaning Food and Drinking Water Given to Children of Market Women in Nigeria: Implications for Control of Diarrhoea
Christian U. Iroegbu, Henrietta N. Ene-Obong, Ada C. Uwaegbute, and Uche V. Amazigo

Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition - September  2000

New Concepts

Improved Indicators of Infant Mortality for Integrated Primary Healthcare Programmes
D.A. Sack, S. Ahmed, A. Razzaque, J. Chakraborty,

Selected Original Papers

Relationship between Feeding Practices and Weanling Diarrhoea in Northeast Thailand
Xianghao Cao, Kitione Rawalai, Andrea J. Thompson, Gunter Hartel, Samantha Thompson, 
Jane H. Paterson, and Kusuma Chusilp

Relationship of Breast-feeding and Hand-washing with Dehydration in Infants with Diarrhoea Due to Escherichia coli
Khin Nwe Oo, War War Aung, Myat Thida, Maung Maung Toe, Hnin Hnin Lwin, and Ei Ei Khin

Perceived Causes and Management of Diarrhoea in Young Children by Market Women in Enugu State, Nigeria 
Henrietta N. Ene-Obong, Christian U. Iroegbu, and Ada C. Uwaegbute

Determinants of Use Rate of Oral Rehydration Therapy for Management of Childhood Diarrhoea in Rural Bangladesh 
Mohammed Ali, David Atkinson, and Peter Underwood

Association of Malarial Parasitaemia with Dehydrating Diarrhoea in Nigerian Children
O.M. Ibadin, L. Airauhi, A.I. Omoigberale, and P.O. Abiodun

Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition - June  2000

Selected Original Papers

Prevention of Diarrhoea in a Poor District of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Practices, Knowledge, and Barriers  :
John D. McLennan 

Identification of Enteric Pathogens in HIV-positive Patients with Diarrhoea in Northern India :
K.N. Prasad, V.L. Nag, T.N. Dhole, and A. Ayyagari 

Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal: A Descriptive Study :
M. Shahadat Hossain, Mohammed Abdus Salam, G.H. Rabbani, Rabi Biswas, and Dilip Mahalanabis 

Isolation and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Salmonella, Shigella, and Campylobacter from Acute Enteric Infections in Egypt : 
Momtaz O. Wasfy, Buhari A. Oyofo, John C. David, Tharwat F. Ismail, Atef M. El-Gendy, Zaynab S. Mohran, Yehia Sultan, and Leonard F. Peruski, Jr. 

Serotypes and Subgroups of Rotavirus Isolated from Children in Central Brazil :Divina das Dôres P. Cardoso, Célia Maria A. Soares, Marli S.P. Azevedo, José Paulo G. Leite, Veridiana Munford, and Maria Lúcia Rácz 


2 counters which provide a startling view on the number of deaths and cases of malaria and diarrheal diseases can be found at the following sites:

Malaria counter by Barry Hearns of EVAG provides a counter which shows the number of cases and death since January 1, 1999. It also shows the number of malaria deaths for pregnant women and children under the age of 5. The address is: http://www.altgreen.com.au/Chemicals/malaria_toll.html

Diarrhea counter by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council shows the daily number of cases and deaths due to diarrheal diseases. The address is: http://www.wsscc.org/clock.html

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