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Saúde em retrospectiva e prospectivas/ Health: looking backwards and forwards

Author(s): Jacques, Paula
Source: Rev. bras. promoç. saúde (Impr.);30(4): 1-2, 06/12/2017.
Abstract: Nesse ano que ora está findando, a Saúde mundial enfrentou inúmeros desafios. Houve desastres sísmicos, furacões, vulcões em erupção, ataques terroristas, guerras e, como consequência, refugiados em situação de risco em vários países(1). (Re)emergiram doenças que poderiam estar controladas(2,3), como tuberculose, sífilis, AIDS, hipertensão, diabetes, hepatites, ebola, cólera, desnutrição grave, dengue, zica, entre outras. Além disso, surgiram síndromes e doenças que de (more)

Healthcare waste management during disasters and its effects on climate change: Lessons from 2010 earthquake and cholera tragedies in Haiti.

Author(s): Raila, Emilia M; Anderson, David O
Source: Waste Manag Res;: 734242X16682312, 2017 Jan 01.
Abstract: Despite growing effects of human activities on climate change throughout the world, and global South in particular, scientists are yet to understand how poor healthcare waste management practices in an emergency influences the climate change. This article presents new findings on climate change risks of healthcare waste disposal during and after the 2010 earthquake and cholera disasters in Haiti. The researchers analysed quantities of healthcare waste incinerated by the United Nations Missi (more)

Natural Disasters and Cholera Outbreaks: Current Understanding and Future Outlook.

Author(s): Jutla, Antarpreet; Khan, Rakibul; Colwell, Rita
Source: Curr Environ Health Rep;2017 Jan 27.
Abstract: PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Diarrheal diseases remain a serious global public health threat, especially for those populations lacking access to safe water and sanitation infrastructure. Although association of several diarrheal diseases, e.g., cholera, shigellosis, etc., with climatic processes has been documented, the global human population remains at heightened risk of outbreak of diseases after natural disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, or droughts. In this review, cholera was selected as a (more)

Evaluación del plan de prevención y control del cólera post-huracán Sandy/ Evaluation of the Plan for Prevention and Control of Cholera After Hurricane Sandy

Author(s): Sánchez Jacas, Isolina; Ramos Hernandez, Leonardo; Herrero Aguirre, Hidelisa; Berenguer Gouarnaluses, Maritza; Suarez Vélez, Henry Darío
Source: CCH, Correo cient. Holguín;20(4): 667-679, oct.-dic. 2016. tab
Abstract: Introducción: el cólera es una enfermedad que se conoce desde tiempos muy remotos y su prevención y control es motivo de atención desde esa época. Objetivo: evaluar el cumplimiento de plan de prevención y control del cólera, en la provincia de Santiago de Cuba en el brote de cólera post huracán Sandy. Método: se realizó una investigación en sistema y servicios de salud, durante el periodo comprendido de julio a octubre de 2013. Se realizó un muestreo estratificado polietápico, (more)

Water-Related Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture and Subsequently on Public Health: A Review for Generalists with Particular Reference to Pakistan.

Author(s): Ahmed, Toqeer; Scholz, Miklas; Al-Faraj, Furat; Niaz, Wajeeha
Source: Int J Environ Res Public Health;13(11)2016 Oct 27.
Abstract: Water-related impacts due to change in climatic conditions ranging from water scarcity to intense floods and storms are increasing in developing countries like Pakistan. Water quality and waterborne diseases like hepatitis, cholera, typhoid, malaria and dengue fever are increasing due to chaotic urbanization, industrialization, poor hygienic conditions, and inappropriate water management. The morbidity rate is high due to lack of health care facilities, especially in developing countries. O (more)


Author(s): Lippi, Donatella; Gotuzzo, Eduardo; Caini, Saverio
Source: Microbiol Spectr;4(4)2016 Aug.
Abstract: Cholera is an acute disease of the gastrointestinal tract caused by Vibrio cholerae. Cholera was localized in Asia until 1817, when a first pandemic spread from India to several other regions of the world. After this appearance, six additional major pandemics occurred during the 19th and 20th centuries, the latest of which originated in Indonesia in the 1960s and is still ongoing. In 1854, a cholera outbreak in Soho, London, was investigated by the English physician John Snow (1813 to 1858) (more)

Cholera threatens Haiti after Hurricane Matthew.

Author(s): Ferreira, Susana
Source: BMJ;355: i5516, 2016 Oct 11.

Frerichs RR. (2016). Deadly River: Cholera and Cover-Up in Post-Earthquake Haiti.

Author(s): Price, Laura
Source: Int Q Community Health Educ;2016 Sep 11.

Molecular epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae associated with flood in Brahamputra River valley, Assam, India.

Author(s): Bhuyan, Soubhagya K; Vairale, Mohan G; Arya, Neha; Yadav, Priti; Veer, Vijay; Singh, Lokendra; Yadava, Pramod K; Kumar, Pramod
Source: Infect Genet Evol;40: 352-6, 2016 Jun.
Abstract: Cholera is often caused when drinking water is contaminated through environmental sources. In recent years, the drastic cholera epidemics in Odisha (2007) and Haiti (2010) were associated with natural disasters (flood and Earthquake). Almost every year the state of Assam India witnesses flood in Brahamputra River valley during reversal of wind system (monsoon). This is often followed by outbreak of diarrheal diseases including cholera. Beside the incidence of cholera outbreaks, there is lac (more)

Development of Point-of-Care Testing for Disaster-Related Infectious Diseases.

Author(s): Hattori, Toshio; Chagan-Yasutan, Haorile; Shiratori, Beata; Egawa, Shinichi; Izumi, Takako; Kubo, Toru; Nakajima, Chie; Suzuki, Yasuhiko; Niki, Toshiro; Alisjahbana, Bachti; Telan, Elizabeth
Source: Tohoku J Exp Med;238(4): 287-93, 2016.
Abstract: After disaster, the victims lose their safe lives and are even exposed to nature where they could suffer from animal bites and vectors followed by suffering from zoonosis or vector-born diseases. Because of the urgent need for rapid and cheap diagnosis for infectious diseases after disaster, anonymous questionnaire clarified that leptospirosis, dengue, diarrhea, and cholera were recognized as common disaster-related infections in the Philippines, while diarrhea and pneumonia were more commo (more)
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