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  • Epidemiological Studies

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    so many activities (Aschengrau & Seage, 2008). Munnoch et al. (2008) done epidemiological studies on S.Saintpaul infection occurred in Australia during October 2006 and found that cantaloupe production and processing practices pose a potential public health threat requiring regulatory and community education interventions. Based on main journal article written upon this subject, this article will analyse how epidemiological research has helped us understand the pattern of study conducted, source population

  • Red Cross: The Epidemiological Data

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    blood donations, the American Red Cross society is able to collect roughly 5.6 million liters of blood each year (American National Red Cross, 2010). The epidemiological data differ from the information gathered from the interview that the agency representative reveals the highest revenue source to be donations. However, from the epidemiological data review shows two-thirds of the Red Cross revenue source to be from supply of blood services. Nevertheless, it is important to note that the blood supply

  • Development of Epidemiological Investigation in Serbia

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    Food is one of the most important factors determining the rise of human civilization. Long ago, the psychologist Abraham Maslow introduces his concept of a hierarchy’s needs. He claims that it is only after a community’s basic needs are met, that people can move on to developing safety and security (1). The recent global financial crises implicate for financial and economic stability, and so on food security because the global food system is very vulnerable. World Economic Forum Report 2013 stated:

  • The Epidemiological Aspects of Aboriginal Health

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    Introduction Over the course of history, the state of Aboriginal health has deteriorated in a relation much similar to the culture’s struggle to survive in the ever-changing society. As a result, this state has changed from an ideal balance with nature during the days of their hunter-gatherer lifestyle, to the more disoriented form of endurance in order to cope with obligatory integration and open antagonism by other ‘modern’ communities (Grbich, 2004). This has led to an augmentation of the encumbrance

  • SARS Outbreak and Epidemiological Indicators

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    warning informing nations of this infection. This virus occurred in over 15 countries. It was discovered that it belongs to the coronovirus family (Smeltzer, Bare, Hinkle & Cheever, 2007). This paper will describe in detail SARS outbreak and epidemiological indicators with data on SARS. It will analyze the route of transmission and also provide graphic representation with substantial detail of the outbreak’s international pattern of movement. This paper will also show how the outbreak could affect

  • Anaylsis of Oral Epidemiological Program

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    Three hundred and forty 5 year old children from 18 state primary schools in Lambeth were examined as part of the BASCD oral epidemiological programme in 2008. The collection of the data was undertaken between February and June 2008. The children were recruited from local state schools using a two stage stratified sampling strategy. The dental examination was undertaken by trained and calibrated examiners and recorded the children’s caries experience, oral hygiene levels and presence of acute infection

  • Epidemiological Trend of Malaria in Odisha

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    BACKGROUND Since ancient times, malaria has been posing a grave threat to the mankind in terms of morbidity, mortality and economic adversity. This infectious disease is caused by protozoan parasites from Plasmodium family and transmitted by infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. It afflicts people from all age groups across tropical and sub- tropical regions in the world[1]. Presently, malaria is endemic in 104 countries[2].Though, in the past decade the fight against this preventable disease has

  • The Chernobyl Accident-An Epidemiological Perspective

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    INTRODUCTION The world’s worst nuclear accident happened on April 26, 1986. States of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine has under gone many number of studies of the health effects of radiation from the Chernobyl accident have been conducted in the last 25 years. The main purpose of this report is to analyse the health effects from the invisible radiation. The studies have proven important links between radiation and cancer particularly in relation to the risk of thyroid tumours from exposure

  • Critical Evaluation of Epidemiological Study

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    Study Objectives and Design An outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul (S. Saintpaul) in Australia lead to an investigation, aimed at finding out what caused the increase in the number of human infections. The outbreak occurred in six Australian Jurisdictions with its epicenter in the South eastern mainland between September and November 2006 (Munnoch et al., 2009). The cases were confirmed by isolating the strain of S. Saintpaul in faecal specimen, by detection of routine surveillance (Munnoch et al

  • Options for Biological Terrorism Attacks and Epidemiological Responses

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    Bioterrorism is not a distant threat that may concern us twenty years from now.  It has occurred throughout history and continues to this day.  As recently as 1996, a man from Ohio with connections to an extremist group was able to obtain Bubonic Plague cultures through the US Postal Service (Danzig & Berkowsky, 1997).  In the last month, several people within the United States have become infected with anthrax.  As we stand right now, America is unprepared for a large-scale attack with biological