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Document ID (ISN)63256
CIS number 94-1926
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lehtinen S.
Title New occupational epidemics
Bibliographic information Aug. 1994, Vol.4, No.2, p.27-47 (special issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Special issue of the newsletter devoted to newly identified occupational epidemics, with particular attention paid to the developing world. Articles address: developmental strategies of Finland in the 1990s (Hynninen A.); how to identify new occupational epidemics, using surveillance data and the techniques of epidemiology (Partanen T., Rodriguez A.C., Mwakajinga M.); epidemic poisonings caused by pesticides (Ferrer A., Cabral R.); the potential for local and systemic bacterial infections (Hugbo P.G.); possible re-emergence of tuberculosis among agricultural workers in Cameroon (Djubgang J.N.); new trends in dust exposure in Egypt (Seliem S.R.).
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; Africa; occupational medicine; developing countries; epidemiology
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; Cameroon; Egypt; Finland; agricultural operations; tuberculosis; pesticides; infectious diseases; dust; bacterial diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCameroon; Costa Rica; Egypt; Spain; Finland; France; Kenya; Nigeria; Tanzania, United Republic of
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Epidemiology
OSH in developing countries