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Sachet drinking water in Ghana's Accra-Tema metropolitan area: past, present, and future.
Population growth in West Africa has outpaced local efforts to expand potable water services, and private sector sale of packaged drinking water has filled an important gap in household waterExpand
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Advancing methods for research on household water insecurity: Studying entitlements and capabilities, socio-cultural dynamics, and political processes, institutions and governance.
Household water insecurity has serious implications for the health, livelihoods and wellbeing of people around the world. Existing methods to assess the state of household water insecurity focusExpand
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Deconstructing "malaria": West Africa as the next front for dengue fever surveillance and control.
Presumptive treatment of febrile illness patients for malaria remains the norm in endemic areas of West Africa, and "malaria" remains the top source of health facility outpatient visits in many WestExpand
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Sachet water quality and brand reputation in two low-income urban communities in greater Accra, Ghana.
Sachet water has become an important primary source of drinking water in western Africa, but little is known about bacteriologic quality and improvements to quality control given the recent, rapidExpand
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A multi-criteria decision analysis approach to assessing malaria risk in northern South America
BackgroundMalaria control in South America has vastly improved in the past decade, leading to a decrease in the malaria burden. Despite the progress, large parts of the continent continue to be atExpand
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South-to-North, cross-disciplinary training in global health practice: ten years of lessons learned from an infectious disease field course in Jamaica.
Global commerce, travel, and emerging and resurging infectious diseases have increased awareness of global health threats and opportunities for collaborative and service learning. We review courseExpand
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The Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) Scale: development and validation of a household water insecurity measure for low-income and middle-income countries
Objective Progress towards equitable and sufficient water has primarily been measured by population-level data on water availability. However, higher-resolution measures of water accessibility,Expand
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Febrile illness diagnostics and the malaria-industrial complex: a socio-environmental perspective
BackgroundGlobal prioritization of single-disease eradication programs over improvements to basic diagnostic capacity in the Global South have left the world unprepared for epidemics of chikungunya,Expand
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Water insecurity and urban poverty in the Global South: Implications for health and human biology
Over half of the world's population (4 billion people) experience severe water scarcity at least one month per year, while half a billion people experience severe water scarcity throughout the year.Expand
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Characteristics Of Likely Precision Medicine Initiative Participants Drawn From A Large Blood Donor Population.
A goal of the Precision Medicine Initiative All of Us Research Program (AoURP) is recruitment of participants who reflect the diversity of the US. Recruitment from among blood bank donors, which mayExpand
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