Environmental Health Update - January 5, 2001



Journal Articles

New Reports/Studies

USAID - Measuring institutional capacity

USAID - Midterm evaluation of the Latin American/Caribbean regional health sector reform.   Volume I     Volume II

WEDC - Waste pickers in Dhaka: using the sustainable livelihoods approach

WHO - Health: a key to prosperity

WHO/TDR - Scientific working group on dengue: meeting report

PubMed Studies 
(click on author's name for abstract)

Malaria/Dengue     Handwashing/hygiene    

Mockenhaupt FP, Rong B, Gunther M, Beck S, Till H, Kohne E, Thompson WN, Bienzle U.

Anaemia in pregnant Ghanaian women: importance of malaria, iron deficiency, and haemoglobinopathies.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Sep-Oct;94(5):477-83.

Drakeley CJ, Akim NI, Sauerwein RW, Greenwood BM, Targett GA.

Estimates of the infectious reservoir of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in The Gambia and in Tanzania.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Sep-Oct;94(5):472-6.

Walker K.

Cost-comparison of DDT and alternative insecticides for malaria control.
Med Vet Entomol. 2000 Dec;14(4):345-54.

Sharma SN, Saxena NB, Phukan PK, Anjan JK, Pandya AP, Lal S.

Impact assessment of IEC campaign during anti-malaria month, June 1998 through KABP study.
J Commun Dis. 2000 Mar;32(1):49-53.

Mendez F, Carrasquilla G, Munoz A.

Risk factors associated with malaria infection in an urban setting.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Jul-Aug;94(4):367-71.

Oberlander L, Elverdan B.

Malaria in the United Republic of Tanzania: cultural considerations and health-seeking behaviour.
Bull World Health Organ. 2000;78(11):1352-7.

Patz JA, Graczyk TK, Geller N, Vittor AY.

Effects of environmental change on emerging parasitic diseases.
Int J Parasitol. 2000 Nov 1;30(12-13):1395-1405.

Dias J, Pedral-Sampaio DB, Jones TC.

Aedes aegypti Surveillance and Correlation with the Occurrence of Dengue Fever in Bahia, Brazil.
Braz J Infect Dis. 1997 Mar;1(1):36-41.

Patwari AK.
Diarrhoea and malnutrition interaction.
Indian J Pediatr. 1999;66(1 Suppl):S124-34.
Hugonnet S, Pittet D.
Hand Hygiene Revisited: Lessons from the Past and Present.
Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2000 Dec;2(6):484-489.
Dennehy PH.
Transmission of rotavirus and other enteric pathogens in the home.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Oct;19(10 Suppl):S103-5.
Abate G, Kogi-Makau W, Muroki NM.
Health seeking and hygiene behaviours predict nutritional status of pre-school children in a slum area of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Ethiop Med J. 2000 Oct;38(4):253-65.

Torres AM, Peterson KE, de Souza AC, Orav EJ, Hughes M, Chen LC.

Association of diarrhoea and upper respiratory infections|| with weight and height gains in Bangladeshi children aged 5 to 11|| years.
Bull World Health Organ. 2000;78(11):1316-23.  

Journal Articles

Use of Geographic Information System Technology to Aid Health Department Decision Making about Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Activities. Environ Health Perspect 109:89-94 (2001). [Online 21 December 2000]

Infant Exposure to Chemicals in Breast Milk in the United States: What We Need To Learn From a Breast Milk Monitoring Program. Environ Health Perspect 109:75-88 (2001). [Online 20 December 2000]

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Airborne Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki during an Aerial Spray Program for Gypsy Moth Eradication. Environ Health Perspect 109:47-54 (2001). [Online 12 December 2000]

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