In the case of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Western Africa which claimed over 11,000 lives, the virus propagated faster than reliable data. Local journalists faced an unprecedented epidemic and a shortage of credible information.
Journal articlesURBAN ENVIRONMENT NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES URBAN PLANNING SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
NEWS for Africa : adaptation and reliability of a built environment questionnaire for physical activity in seven African countries
This study reports on the adaptation and test-retest reliability of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale in seven sub-Saharan African countries (NEWS-Africa).Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2016 - 05:00
Journal articlesBAMBOO MATHEMATICAL MODELS FORECASTING TECHNIQUES TOBACCO CONTROL CROP DIVERSIFICATION
The Markov model applied to bamboo growth and harvest helps determine expected harvest, given survival probabilities at various stages of bamboo growth.Published dateFriday, August 2, 2013 - 04:00
Journal articlesTOBACCO BAMBOO COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS PUBLIC HEALTH CASH CROPS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CROP DIVERSIFICATION FARMING
Cost-benefit analysis of substituting bamboo for tobacco : a case study of smallholder tobacco farmers in South Nyanza, Kenya
This study applied the framework of cost benefit analysis to both tobacco and bamboo. Results showed that bamboo farming is financially and economically beneficial to tobacco farmers.Published dateMonday, January 2, 2012 - 05:00
Journal articlesPUBLIC HEALTH WOMEN'S RIGHTS Ecohealth DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH TRANSDISCIPLINARITY COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION Environment SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT GENDER IDENTITY
Il est aujourd’hui courant d’observer l’interdépendance étroite entre la
santé humaine et les écosystèmes où nous sommes enracinés. Pendant la
plus grande partie de l’histoire de la santé publique, ce n’était pas siPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Towards improved Chagas and dengue disease control through innovative ecosystem management and community-directed interventions : an eco-bio-social research programme on Chagas and dengue disease control in Latin America and the Caribbean; final...
This report provides an overview of a five-year research and capacity building programme involving eight research studies, forming a Community-of-Practice (CoP) for ecohealth research on vector-borne diseases, with a focus on dengue in urban and pPublished dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00