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Strategies for building resilience to hazards in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems: The role of public private partnerships
The aim of this paper is to enhance understanding of how the resilience of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems to hazards can be improved. In turn, this aims to inform different strategies for public and private ...
Quantification of pathogen inactivation efficacy by free chlorine disinfection of drinking water for QMRA
(IWA Publishing, 2015-09-13)
To support the implementation of quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) for managing infectious risks associated with drinking water systems, a simple modeling approach for quantifying Log10 reduction across a free ...
Schools as potential risk sites for Vector-Borne disease transmission: mosquito vectors in rural schools in two municipalities in Colombia
(The American Mosquito Control Association, Inc., 2015)
Dengue and other vector-borne diseases are of great public health importance in Colombia. Vector surveillance and control activities are often focused at the household level. Little is known about the importance of ...
Detection of all four dengue serotypes in Aedes aegypti female mosquitoes collected in a rural area in Colombia
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde, 2016-04)
The Aedes aegypti vector for dengue virus (DENV) has been reported in urban and periurban areas. The in-formation about DENV circulation in mosquitoes in Colombian rural areas is limited, so we aimed to evaluate the presence ...
A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce Diarrheal disease and dengue entomological risk factors in rural primary schools in Colombia
(National Centre for Biotechnology Information, 2016-11-07)
Background As many neglected tropical diseases are co-endemic and have common risk factors, inte-grated control can efficiently reduce disease burden and relieve resource-strained public health budgets. Diarrheal diseases ...
Exploring the potential reservoirs of non speciﬁc TEM beta lactamase (blaTEM) gene in the Indo-Gangetic region : a risk assessment approach to predict health hazards
The emergence of antimicrobial resistant bacteria is an important public health and environ-mental contamination issue. Antimicrobials of -lactam group accounts for approximately two thirds, by weight, of all antimicrobials ...