EHP Library Update - May 30 to June 8, 2000

Contents
WHO Infectious Disease Web Sites In the News USAID Reports Social Science and Medicine 2000 Environmental Health Perspectives - Online First

WHO Infectious Disease Web Sites

Buruli Ulcer

Eradication/elimination programs

Filiariasis

GIS/Healthmap

Influenza network

Integrated Management
of Childhood Illnesses

Leprosy

Malaria(RBM)

Outbreaks

Polio

Report on infectious diseases

Salmonellosis (surveillance)

Surveillance and response

Tropical disease research

Tuberculosis

Vaccines

Weekly Epidemiological Record

 

Environmental Health in the News

Scientists Say Pregnant Women
Attract Mosquitoes - Reuters - Jun 02 2000

Studies Link Heart Attacks to Moderate 
Air Pollution  
- Los Angeles Times - Jun 05 2000

Walkerton group asks if Ontario cutbacks
partly responsible for E. coli disaster - Yahoo! Canada News/CP - Jun 06 2000

Source Of E. Coli Still Mystery; More Deaths Suspected - Chicago Tribune
Jun 04 2000

Burning dilemma: Aromatic candles may 
pollute indoor air and your health - Environmental News Network - Apr 07 2000

 

Recent USAID On-line Reports 
(Full-Text)

Participatory program evaluation manual : 
involving program stakeholders in the
evaluation 
process
Dec 1999, Handbook/Manual
Total Pages: 85
http://www.dec.org/pdf_docs/
PNACH756.pdf
Combatting infectious diseases : hearing 
before a subcommittee of the 
Committee on Appropriations, 
United States Senate, 
One Hundred Fifth Congress, f
irst session,
special hearing1998, Miscellaneous 
Document
http://www.dec.org/pdf_docs/
PCAAA822.pdf
History and current challenges in USAID's 
approach to addressing gender issues in 
development
Dec 1999, Other USAID Supported Study
Total Pages: 22
http://www.dec.org/pdf_docs/
PNACH704.pdf

 

Social Science and Medicine 2000 (selected articles)

(click on the author's name to view the 
abstract or send an email to request a printed 
copy of the complete article)

Bende DE, McCann MF.

The influence of maternal intergenerational 
education on health behaviors of 
women in peri-urban Bolivia.
Soc Sci Med. 2000 May;50(9):1189-96.

Kalipeni E.

Health and disease in southern Africa: a comparative and vulnerability perspective.
Soc Sci Med. 2000 Apr;50(7-8):965-83

Lyun BF, Oke EA.
Ecological and cultural barriers to 
treatment of childhood diarrhea in riverine areas of Ondo State, Nigeria.
Soc Sci Med. 2000 Apr;50(7-8):953-64.
Mayer JD.
Geography, ecology and emerging infectious diseases.
Soc Sci Med. 2000 Apr;50(7-8):937-52.

Akhavan D, Musgrove P, Abrantes A, d'A Gusmao R.

Cost-effective malaria control in Brazil. Cost-effectiveness of a Malaria Control Program in the Amazon Basin of Brazil, 1988-1996.
Soc Sci Med. 1999 Nov;49(10):1385-99

 

Environmental Health 
Perspectives - Online First Articles

click on the address to view the abstract or send an email to request an electronic version of the complete article)

Lynda Knobeloch, Barbara Salna, 
Adam Hogan, Jeffrey Postle, and Henry Anderson.
Blue Babies and Nitrate-Contaminated Well Water. Environ Health Perspect 108:675-678 (2000). [Online 6 June 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p675-678knobeloch/
abstract.html

Claudia Hopenhayn-Rich, Steven R. Browning, Irva Hertz-Picciotto, Catterina Ferreccio, Cecilia Peralta, and Herman Gibb.
Chronic Arsenic Exposure 
and Risk of Infant Mortality in Two Areas of Chile
. Environ Health Perspect 108:667-673 (2000). 
[Online 6 June 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p667-673hopenhayn-rich/
abstract.html

Knashawn H. Morales, Louise Ryan, Kenneth G. Brown, Tsung-Li Kuo, Meei-Maan Wu, and Chien-Jen Chen.
Risk of Internal Cancers from Arsenic in Drinking Water. Environ Health Perspect 108:655-661 (2000). [Online 5 June 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p655-661morales/
abstract.html

Darwin R. Reyes, Osvaldo Rosario, Jose F. Rodriguez, and Braulio D. Jimenez.
Toxic Evaluation of Organic Extracts from Airborne Particulate Matter in Puerto Rico. Environ Health Perspect 108:635-640 (2000). [Online 1 June 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p635-640reyes/abstract.html

Allan H. Smith, Alex P. Arroyo, D.N. Guha Mazumder, Michael J. Kosnett, Alexandra L. Hernandez, Martin Beeris, Meera M. Smith, and Lee E. Moore.
Arsenic-Induced Skin Lesions among Atacame˝o People in Northern Chile Despite Good Nutrition and Centuries of Exposure. Environ Health Perspect 108:617-620 (2000). [Online 26 May 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p617-620smith/abstract.html

Jordi To-Figueras, Carme Barrot, Maria Sala, Raquel Otero, Mary Silva, Maria Delores Ozalla, Carme Herrero, Jacint Corbella, Joan Grimalt, and 
Jordi Sunyer.
Excretion of Hexachlorobenzene and Metabolites in Feces in a Highly Exposed Human Population. Environ Health Perspect 108:595-598 (2000). [Online 24 May 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p595-598to-figueras/
abstract.html

Jouni J.K. Jaakkola, Martin Cherniack, John D. Spengler, Halűk Ízkaynak, Bogdan Wojtyniak, Andrey Egorov, Pavel Rakitin, Boris Katsnelson, Sergei Kuzmin, Larissa Privalova, and Natalia V. Lebedeva.
Use of Health Information Systems in the Russian Federation in the Assessment of Environmental Health Effects. Environ Health Perspect 108:589-594 (2000). [Online 24 May 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p589-594jaakkola/abstract.html

Joel Schwartz.
Assessing Confounding, Effect Modification, and Thresholds in the Association between Ambient 
Particles and Daily Deaths
. Environ Health Perspect 108:563-568 (2000). [Online 3 May 2000]
http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs
/2000/108p563-568schwartz/
abstract.html

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