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30 Oct 2018 description

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Aderita Sena, Carlos Freitas, Patrícia Feitosa Souza, Tais Alpino, Marcel Pedroso, Carlos Corvalan, Christovam Barcellos, Fernando Carneiro

Introduction: The objective of this study was to understand and assess the perception of communities, organized civil society, health professionals, and decision-makers of several governmental institutions, regarding vulnerabilities and health impacts in drought prone municipalities of Brazil.

18 Oct 2018 description

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Objectives

We investigated the short-term impact of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall, on the pattern of admissions in two hospitals in Eastern Visayas, the Philippines.

Methods

09 Oct 2018 description

Yasir Elfatih Abdelrahim Elsanousim, Abbas Suleiman Elmahi, Irene Pereira, Michel Debacker

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Background: Heavy rain hit Sudan in August 2013 with subsequent flash floods in different parts of the country. This study investigated the impact of the flooding on incidence of malaria in Almanagil Locality in central Sudan.

31 Aug 2018 description

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Tansey CM, Pringle J, Davé A, Boulanger R, Hunt M. Earthquakes to Floods: A Scoping Review of Health-related Disaster Research in Low- and Middle-income Countries. PLOS Currents Disasters. 2018 Aug 30 . Edition 1. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.57d98a902a326361d88d54521e68b016.

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Catherine M. Tansey, John Pringle, Anushree Davé, Renaud Boulanger, Matthew Hunt

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30 Aug 2018 description

David B. McWethy, Anibal Pauchard, Rafael A. Garcia, Andres Holz, Mauro E. Gonzalez, Thomas T. Veblen, Julian Stahl, Bryce Currey

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29 Aug 2018 description

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Morin C, Bost I, Mercier A, Dozon J, Atlani-Duault L. Information Circulation in times of Ebola: Twitter and the Sexual Transmission of Ebola by Survivors. PLOS Currents Outbreaks. 2018 Aug 28 . Edition 1. doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.4e35a9446b89c1b46f8308099840d48f.

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Celine Morin, Ida Bost, Arnaud Mercier, Jean-Pierre Dozon, Laetitia Atlani-Duault

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08 Aug 2018 description

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Thomas Richardson
Gemma Hayward
Mr. Kevin Blanchard
Professor Virginia Murray

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03 Aug 2018 description

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Mr Lorcan Clarke Mr Kevin Blanchard Dr Rishma Maini Alin Radu Nuha Eltinay Zehra Zaidi Virginia Murray

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02 Aug 2018 description

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Background

Heatwaves are a critical public health problem. There will be an increase in the frequency and severity of heatwaves under changing climate. However, evidence about the impacts of climate change on heatwave-related mortality at a global scale is limited.

Methods and findings

27 Jul 2018 description

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Stella Neema, Grace Mongo Bua, Doreen Tuhebwe, Julius Ssentongo, Nathan Tumuhamye, Roy William Mayega, James Fishkin, Lynn M Atuyambe, William Bazeyo

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18 Jul 2018 description

Kay Khaing Kaung Nyunt , Wai Wai Han, Srinath Satyanarayana, Petros Isaakidis, San Hone, Aye Aye Khaing, Hoa Nguyen Binh, Htun Nyunt Oo

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Background

18 Jul 2018 description

Tinne Gils, Claire Bossard, Kristien Verdonck, Philip Owiti, Ilse Casteels, Maria Mashako, Gilles Van Cutsem, Tom Ellman

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17 Jul 2018 description

Delphin Kolie Bienvenu S. Camara, Alexandre Delamou, Abdoul H. Béavogui, Veerle Hermans, Jeffrey K. Edwards, Guido Benedetti, Claude P. Muller, Johan van Griensven, Rony Zachariah

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Introduction

The 2014–15 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was disruptive for the general health services in the affected countries. This study assessed the impact of the outbreak on the reported number and management of malaria in children under-five in rural Guinea.

Materials and methods

10 Jul 2018 description

Authors: Jody-Anne Mills, James Gosney, Fiona Stephenson, Peter Skelton, Ian Norton, Valerie Scherrer, G Geraldine Jacquemin, Barbara Rau

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09 Jul 2018 description

Authors

Christina J. Pickering Tracey L. O'Sullivan Alessia Morris Carman Mark David McQuirk Emily YY Chan Emily Guy Gloria Chan Karen Reddin Ralph Throp Shinya Tsuzuki Tiffany Yeung Virginia Murray

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01 Jul 2018 description

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Elvis Efe Isere, Akinola Fatiregun, Olayinka Ilesanmi, Dr Ibidolapo Ijarotimi, Beatrice Egube, Adewale Adejugbagbe, Gboyega Adekunle Famokun

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Introduction: An outbreak of Lassa Fever (LF) reported and confirmed in Ondo state, Southwest Nigeria in January 2016 was investigated. This paper provides the epidemiology of the LF and lessons learnt from the investigation of the outbreak.

01 Jun 2018 description

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Background

Birth preparedness and complication readiness aims to reduce delays in care seeking, promote skilled birth attendance, and facility deliveries. Little is known about birth preparedness practices among populations living in hard-to-reach areas in Bangladesh.

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