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Can source reduction of mosquito larval habitat reduce malaria transmission in Tigray, Ethiopia?
TLDR
Preliminary findings suggest that in areas of low intensity transmission community‐led larval control may be a cheap and effective method of controlling malaria.
New Zealand parents' understandings of the intergenerational decline in children's independent outdoor play and active travel
Children's independent mobility and physical activity levels are declining in Western countries. In the past 20 years New Zealand children's active travel (walking and cycling) has dropped on average
Incidence of malaria among children living near dams in northern Ethiopia: community based incidence survey
TLDR
There is a need for attention to be given to health issues in the implementation of ecological and environmental development programmes, specifically for appropriate malaria control measures to counteract the increased risks near these dams.
Can Virtual Streetscape Audits Reliably Replace Physical Streetscape Audits?
TLDR
Google Street View provided a resource-efficient and reliable alternative to physically auditing the attributes of neighborhood streetscapes associated with walking and cycling and is a potentially valuable data source for measuring the contextual features of neighborhood Streetscape variables that likely impact on health outcomes.
The contextual effects of neighbourhood access to supermarkets and convenience stores on individual fruit and vegetable consumption
TLDR
Little evidence that poor locational access to food retail provision is associated with lower fruit and vegetable consumption is found before rejecting the commonsense notion that neighbourhood access to fruit and vegetables affects personal consumption.
Neighborhood Built Environment and Transport and Leisure Physical Activity: Findings Using Objective Exposure and Outcome Measures in New Zealand
Background: Evidence of associations between neighborhood built environments and transport-related physical activity (PA) is accumulating, but few studies have investigated associations with
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