Susanne Herbst

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BACKGROUND Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are regarded as one of the most effective strategies to prevent malaria in Africa. This study analyses the use and quality of nets owned by households in an area of high net coverage. METHODS A structured questionnaire on ownership and use of nets was administered to the households of individuals sampled from a(More)
The PubMed and ScienceDirect bibliographic databases were searched for the period of 1998–2009 to evaluate the impact of climatic and environmental determinants on food-and waterborne diseases. The authors assessed 1,642 short and concise sentences (key facts), which were extracted from 722 relevant articles and stored in a climate change knowledge base.(More)
The authors extracted from the PubMed and ScienceDirect bibli-ographic databases all articles published between 1998 and 2009 that were relevant to climate change and food-and waterborne diseases. Any material within each article that provided information about a relevant pathogen and its relationship with climate and climate change was summarized as a key(More)
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