WHO Infectious Disease Web Sites
Social Science and Medicine 2000
Environmental Health Perspectives – Online First
WHO Infectious Disease Web Sites
of Childhood Illnesses
Report on infectious diseases
Surveillance and response
Environmental Health in the News
Scientists Say Pregnant Women
Attract Mosquitoes – Reuters – Jun 02 2000
Studies Link Heart Attacks to Moderate
– 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
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)
The influence of maternal intergenerational
education on health behaviors of
women in peri-urban Bolivia.
Soc Sci Med. 2000 May;50(9):1189-96.
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
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]
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]
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]
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]
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 Atacameño People in Northern Chile Despite Good Nutrition and Centuries of Exposure. Environ Health Perspect 108:617-620 (2000). [Online 26 May 2000]
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]
Jouni J.K. Jaakkola, Martin Cherniack, John D. Spengler, Halûk Özkaynak, 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]
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]
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