EHP Library Current Awareness Bulletin Sept 22, 2000

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Air Pollution, Indoor    Emerging Diseases   Water/Sanitation  Other Issues

Air Pollution, Indoor

Indoor air pollution in developing countries: a major environmental and public health challenge by Nigel Bruce, Rogelio Perez-Padilla, & Rachel Albalak: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1078-1092.

Greenhouse Gases from Small-Scale Combustion Devices in Developing Countries – Charcoal-Making Kilns in Thailand, EPA 600/R-99-109, December 1999. by KR Smith; et al. EPA, 2000.

Greenhouse Gases from Small-Scale Combustion Devices in Developing Countries – Phase IIA: Household Stoves in India, EPA-600/R-00-052, June 2000. by KR Smith, et al. EPA, 2000

Emerging Diseases

Climate change and vector-borne diseases: a regional analysis by Andrew K. Githeko, Steve W. Lindsay, Ulisses E. Confalonieri, & Jonathan A. Patz:  WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1136-1147. 

Antigenic Variation in Vector-Borne Pathogens, A.G. Barbour. EID Sept-Oct 2000.

Antimicrobial-Drug Use and Changes in Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae,  D. Diekema. EID Sept-Oct 2000.

Falciparum Malaria in European Tourists to the Dominican Republic, T. Jelinek. EID Sept-Oct 2000.

Toxin Gene Expression by Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli: the Role of Antibiotics and the Bacterial SOS Response, P.T. Kimmitt. EID Sept-OCt 2000.

Water/Sanitation

Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency by Allan H. Smith, Elena O. Lingas, & Mahfuzar Rahman: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1093-1103.

Guidelines for the microbiological quality of treated wastewater used in agriculture: recommendations for revising WHO guidelines by Ursula J. Blumenthal, D. Duncan Mara, Anne Peasey, Guillermo Ruiz-Palacios, & Rebecca Stott: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1104-1116.

Solid Waste Managment: Process of Change. WEDC, 2000.

Other Issues

Environmental lead exposure: a public health problem of global dimensions by Shilu Tong, Yasmin E. von Schirnding, & Tippawan Prapamontol: WHO Bulletin vol.78, no.9, 1068-1077.

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