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Document ID (ISN)107906
CIS number 08-329
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sambo L.G., Kisting S., Alli B., Wilburn S., Eijkemans G., Ansa V.O., Anah M.U., Udoma E.J., Umoh M.S., Gold D., Comlan P., Ezinah F., Nambo Wezet G., Anyunzoghe E.S., Ossoubita B.O., Kibwage J.K., Momanyi G.M., Odondo A.J., Lekei E.E., Akhabuhaya J., Mkalaga H., Clarke E.E., Sutherland D.K.
Title Infectious diseases
Bibliographic information Aug. 2007, Vol.17, No.2, p.31-55 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access http://www.ttl.fi/NR/rdonlyres/6ADDA217-D9CE-4B3A-8E5C-B8C24D795049/0/AfricanNL22007.pdf [in English]
Abstract Collection of articles on infectious diseases of relevance to African countries. Contents: ILO programme on HIV/AIDS and the world of work; protecting health care workers from occupational exposure to HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne pathogens; reducing occupational risks to HIV and hepatitis B virus exposure among health care workers in Nigeria. Other topics: addressing psychosocial issues in Africa through the ILO's SOLVE programme; occupational safety and health (OSH) problems among wood processing workers in Gabon; OSH concerns of smallholder tobacco farmers in Kenya; OSH issues in pesticide formulation plants in Tanzania; OSH initiatives aimed at health care workers in Ghana.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; ILO; infectious diseases; developing countries; biological hazards; agriculture; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) Gabon; Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria; Tanzania, United Republic of; woodworking industry; infectious hepatitis; psychology and sociology; immunodeficiency syndrome; risk factors; tobacco farming; pesticides
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGabon; Ghana; ILO; Kenya; Nigeria; Tanzania, United Republic of; WHO
Subject(s) Generalities
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services
Biological hazards
Agriculture
OSH in developing countries