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Civil conflict and sleeping sickness in Africa in general and Uganda in particular
Conflict and war have long been recognized as determinants of infectious disease risk. Re-emergence of epidemic sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa since the 1970s has coincided with extensiveExpand
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Adaptation to climate change in the Ontario public health sector
BackgroundClimate change is among the major challenges for health this century, and adaptation to manage adverse health outcomes will be unavoidable. The risks in Ontario – Canada’s most populousExpand
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Risk of malaria transmission from fish ponds in the Peruvian Amazon.
BACKGROUND The contribution made by fish ponds (pisciculture) to malaria transmission in the Peruvian Amazon remains to be confirmed. Recent entomological evidence indicates that Anopheles darlingi,Expand
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Climate Change and Health in Canada
National governments from around the world met in Poznan, Poland in December 2008 at the 14th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1). ThisExpand
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Contributions of scale: What we stand to gain from Indigenous and local inclusion in climate-health monitoring and surveillance systems
We examined the inclusion of diverse knowledge systems in climate-health literature, focusing on: 1) analytical framing of integrated monitoring and surveillance system processes 2) key contributions of Indigenous knowledge and local knowledge systems to integrated Monitoring and Surveillance systems processes; and 3) patterns of inclusion within these processes. Expand
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Food insecurity, or the inability of individuals and households to meet their nutritional requirements in a culturally acceptable manner, is believed to be widespread among Inuit communities inExpand
Integrating climate in Ugandan health and subsistence food systems: where diverse knowledges meet
The effects of food insecurity linked to climate change will be exacerbated in subsistence communities that are dependent upon food systems for their livelihoods and sustenance. Place-andExpand