Sökning: "Joacim Rocklöv"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 13 avhandlingar innehållade orden Joacim Rocklöv.
Sammanfattning : Background: Incidence of death and hospitalizations have been observed to depend on short-term changes in weather and to increase with extreme temperatures. This thesis aims to strengthen the scientific knowledge on the relationship between temperature and daily deaths, but also the relationship between temperature and daily hospital admissions. LÄS MER
2. Rift Valley fever : challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the “One Health” approach
Sammanfattning : Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging viral zoonosis that causes frequent outbreaks in east Africa and on the Arabian Peninsula. The likelihood of RVF global expansion due to climate change and human anthropogenic factors is an important issue. LÄS MER
3. Making visible the invisible : Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya
Sammanfattning : Background: Most countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are experiencing a high rate of urbanization accompanied with unplanned development resulting into sprawl of slums. The weather patterns and air pollution sources in most urban areas are changing with significant effects on health. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Dengue is a viral infectious disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. The disease causes a significant health burden in tropical countries, and has been a public health burden in Singapore for several decades. Severe complications such as hemorrhage can develop and lead to fatal outcomes. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : BackgroundMost environmental epidemiological studies are conducted in high income settings. The association between ambient temperature and mortality has been studied worldwide, especially in developed countries. LÄS MER