CGPH FACULTY: Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2013 REGION: Asia (Sichuan, China) REFERENCE: Wang S, Carlton EJ, Chen L, Liu Y, Spear RC. Evaluation of an educational intervention on villagers’ knowledge, attitude and behaviour regarding transmission of Schistosoma japonicum in Sichuan province, China. Acta Trop. 2013 Sep;127(3):226-35. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.05.009. Epub 2013 May 24. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT:
CGPH FACULTY: Allan H. Smith, John Balmes DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2013 REGION: Asia (Bangladesh) REFERENCE: Smith AH, Yunus M, Khan AF, Ercumen A, Yuan Y, Smith MH, Liaw J, Balmes J, von Ehrenstein O, Raqib R, Kalman D, Alam DS, Streatfield PK, Steinmaus C. Chronic respiratory symptoms in children following in utero and early
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: John Colford, Lia Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2013 REGION: Africa (Kenya) and Asia (Bangladesh) REFERENCE: Arnold BF, Null C, Luby SP, Unicomb L, Stewart CP, Dewey KG, Ahmed T, Ashraf S, Christensen G, Clasen T, Dentz HN, Fernald LC, Haque R, Hubbard AE, Kariger P, Leontsini E, Lin A, Njenga SM,
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Stefano Bertozzi DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2013 REGION: Asia (India) REFERENCE: Sgaier SK, Ramakrishnan A, Dhingra N, Wadhwani A, Alexander A, Bennett S, Bhalla A, Kumta S, Jayaram M, Gupta P, Piot PK, Bertozzi SM, Anthony J. How the Avahan HIV prevention program transitioned from the Gates Foundation to the government of
CGPH FACULTY: Hildy Fong DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Mou J, Griffiths SM, Fong H, Dawes MG. Health of China’s rural-urban migrants and their families: a review of literature from 2000 to 2012. Br Med Bull. 2013;106:19-43. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldt016. Epub 2013 May 19. Review. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic transformation in China at the
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Michael Bates, Kirk R. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2013 REGION: Asia (Bhaktapur, Nepal) REFERENCE: Bates MN, Chandyo RK, Valentiner-Branth P, Pokhrel AK, Mathisen M, Basnet S, Shrestha PS, Strand TA, Smith KR. Acute lower respiratory infection in childhood and household fuel use in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 May;121(5):637-42. doi:
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Allan H. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 2013 REGION: Asia (Bangladesh) REFERENCE: Kalman DA, Dills RL, Steinmaus C, Yunus M, Khan AF, Prodhan MM, Yuan Y, Smith AH. Occurrence of trivalent monomethyl arsenic and other urinary arsenic species in a highly exposed juvenile population in Bangladesh. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2013
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Michael Bates, Kirk R. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2013 REGION: Asia (Nepal) REFERENCE: Pokhrel AK, Bates MN, Shrestha SP, Bailey IL, Dimartino RB, Smith KR. Biomass stoves and lens opacity and cataract in Nepalese women. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Mar;90(3):257-68. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0b013e3182820d60 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Cataract is the most prevalent cause of blindness
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2013 REGION: Asia (Sichuan, China) REFERENCE: Carlton EJ, Hubbard A, Wang S, Spear RC. Repeated Schistosoma japonicum infection following treatment in two cohorts: evidence for host susceptibility to helminthiasis? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(3):e2098. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002098. Epub 2013 Mar 7. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: In light of multinational efforts to reduce helminthiasis, we
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: John Colford, Paul Gertler DATE OF PUBLICATION: February 2013 REGION: Asia (India, Indonesia), South America (Peru), Africa (Senegal) REFERENCE: Arnold BF, Galiani S, Ram PK, Hubbard AE, Briceño B, Gertler PJ, Colford JM Jr. Optimal recall period for caregiver-reported illness in risk factor and intervention studies: a multicountry study. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Feb

The impact of freedom on fertility decline

CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Martha Campbell, Malcolm Potts, Ndola Prata DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2013 REGION: Global REFERENCE: Campbell MM, Prata N, Potts M. The impact of freedom on fertility decline. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2013 Jan;39(1):44-50. doi: 10.1136/jfprhc-2012-100405. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Although fertility decline often correlates with improvements in socioeconomic conditions, many demographers have found
CGPH AFFILIATED FACULTY: Stephen Rappaport DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2013 REGION: Tianjin, China (Asia) REFERENCE: Rappaport SM, Kim S, Thomas R, Johnson BA, Bois FY, Kupper LL. Low-dose metabolism of benzene in humans: science and obfuscation. Carcinogenesis. 2013 Jan;34(1):2-9. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgs382. SUMMARY: Benzene is a ubiquitous air pollutant that causes human leukemia and hematotoxic effects. Although the mechanism by which benzene