CGPH FACULTY: Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Spear RC. Internal versus external determinants of Schistosoma japonicum transmission in irrigated agricultural villages. J R Soc Interface. 2012 Feb 7;9(67):272-82. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0285. Epub 2011 Jul 13.” SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Currently schistosomiasis transmission has been suppressed to low levels in many historically endemic areas of
CGPH FACULTY: Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Seto EY, Remais JV, Carlton EJ, Wang S, Liang S, Brindley PJ, Qiu D, Spear RC, Wang LD, Wang TP, Chen HG, Dong XQ, Wang LY, Hao Y, Bergquist R, Zhou XN. Toward sustainable and comprehensive control of schistosomiasis in China: lessons from

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CGPH FACULTY: Allan H. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION:May 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Smith AH, Steinmaus CM. Arsenic in drinking water. BMJ. 2011 May 5;342:d2248. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d2248. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: No abstract available ACCESS: Link to Pubmed
CGPH FACULTY:Allan H. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION:June 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Basu A, Mitra S, Chung J, Guha Mazumder DN, Ghosh N, Kalman D, von Ehrenstein OS, Steinmaus C, Liaw J, Smith AH. Creatinine, diet, micronutrients, and arsenic methylation in West Bengal, India. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Sep;119(9):1308-13. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1003393. Epub 2011 Jun 7. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT:
CGPH FACULTY:Ndola Prata DATE OF PUBLICATION:April 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Rowen T, Prata N, Passano P. Evaluation of a traditional birth attendant training programme in Bangladesh. Midwifery. 2011 Apr;27(2):229-36. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2009.06.003. Epub 2009 Jul 24. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The 1997 Safe Motherhood Initiative effectively eliminated support for training traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in safe childbirth. Despite this,
CGPH FACULTY: Ralph Catalano DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Bruckner TA, Subbaraman M, Catalano RA. Transient cultural influences on infant mortality: Fire-Horse daughters in Japan. Am J Hum Biol. 2011 Sep-Oct;23(5):586-91. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.21174. Epub 2011 Jun 16. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Parental investment theory suggests that the quality and quantity of parental care depends, in
CGPH FACULTY: Michael Bates, Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Carlton EJ, Bates MN, Zhong B, Seto EY, Spear RC. Evaluation of mammalian and intermediate host surveillance methods for detecting schistosomiasis reemergence in southwest China. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Mar 8;5(3):e987. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000987. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Schistosomiasis has reemerged in China, threatening
CGPH FACULTY: Kirk R. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2011 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Johnson P, Balakrishnan K, Ramaswamy P, Ghosh S, Sadhasivam M, Abirami O, Sathiasekaran BW, Smith KR, Thanasekaraan V, Subhashini AS. Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in rural women of Tamilnadu: implications for refining disease burden assessments attributable to household biomass combustion.
CGPH FACULTY: Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2010 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Hsiang MS, Carlton EJ, Zhang Y, Zhong B, Dongchuan Q, Cohen PA, Stewart CC, Spear RC. Use of ultrasonography to evaluate Schistosoma japonicum-related morbidity in children, Sichuan Province, China, 2000-2007. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Jan;82(1):103-11. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0061. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Liver ultrasonography is
CGPH FACULTY: Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2010 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Carlton EJ, Hsiang M, Zhang Y, Johnson S, Hubbard A, Spear RC. The impact of Schistosoma japonicum infection and treatment on ultrasound-detectable morbidity: a five-year cohort study in Southwest China. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 May 18;4(5):e685. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000685. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Ultrasonography allows for
CGPH FACULTY: Suellen Miller DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2010 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Sutherland T, Meyer C, Bishai DM, Geller S, Miller S. Community-based distribution of misoprostol for treatment or prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: cost-effectiveness, mortality, and morbidity reduction analysis. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2010 Mar;108(3):289-94. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2009.11.007. Epub 2010 Jan 15. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: To compare the
CGPH FACULTY: Kirk R. Smith, Michael Bates DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 2010 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Pokhrel AK, Bates MN, Verma SC, Joshi HS, Sreeramareddy CT, Smith KR. Tuberculosis and indoor biomass and kerosene use in Nepal: a case-control study. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Apr;118(4):558-64. doi: 10.1289/ehp.0901032. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: In Nepal, tuberculosis (TB) is a major