Permethrin-impregnated bed nets for the prevention of malaria in schoolchildren on the Thai-Burmese border.


A double-blind controlled trial was undertaken from August 1990 to February 1991 among Karen children on the Thai-Burmese border to evaluate the effects on malaria incidence and prevalence of permethrin-treated bed nets.

Luxemburger C Perea WA Delmas G Pruja C Pecoul B Moren A
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ; 88(2); 155-9. doi: . Epub 1994 08 15

[Vaccinal efficacy: measures and methodological constraints].


The safety and immunogenicity of vaccines are demonstrated before they are made available to doctors and the public. However, the protective activity against the disease for which a vaccine was designed can only be accurately measured in field trials.

Moren A Drucker J Lévy-Bruhl D
Sante (Montrouge, France) ; 4(3); 221-5. doi: . Epub 1994 11 18

[Epidemiological and control aspects of meningococcal meningitis epidemics in Africa].


Meningococcal meningitis epidemics are a major health problem in sub-saharan Africa where they account for thousands of deaths and cause morbidity in hundreds of thousands of people. Meningitis is caused by Neisseria meningitidis.

Spiegel A Moren A Varaine F Baudon D Rey M
Sante (Montrouge, France) ; 4(3); 231-6. doi: . Epub 1994 11 18

An outbreak of pellagra related to changes in dietary niacin among Mozambican refugees in Malawi.


Between February and October 1990, 18,276 cases of pellagra dermatitis (due to niacin deficiency) were reported among 285,942 Mozambican refugees in Malawi.

Malfait P Moren A Dillon JC Brodel A Begkoyian G Etchegorry MG Malenga G Hakewill P
International journal of epidemiology 1993 Jun ; 22(3); 504-11. doi: . Epub 1993 09 30
Africa Africa South Of The Sahara Biology Case Control Studies Deficiency Diseases Delivery Of Health Care Demographic Factors Developing Countries Diet Diseases Eastern Africa English Speaking Africa Epidemics Epidemiologic Methods Food Supplementation Geographic Factors Health Health Services Malawi Migrants Migration Mozambique Niacin Nutrition Nutrition Disorders Nutrition Programs Physiology Population Population Characteristics Population Dynamics Portuguese Speaking Africa Primary Health Care Refugee Camps Refugees Research Methodology Research Report Residence Characteristics Sex Distribution Sex Factors Spatial Distribution Studies Vitamin B Complex Vitamins

Viral hepatitis in Bucharest.


A seroprevalence survey of viral hepatitis was conducted in Bucharest, Romania, between April and July 1990 on a systematic sample of 1355 persons drawn from the general population and groups at higher risk of infection.

Paquet C Babes VT Drucker J Sénémaud B Dobrescu A
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1993 ; 71(6); 781-6. doi: . Epub 1994 03 23
Adult Age Factors Child Demographic Factors Developed Countries Diseases Eastern Europe Europe Examinations And Diagnoses Hematologic Tests Hepatitis Laboratory Examinations And Diagnoses Laboratory Procedures Population Population Characteristics Research Report Romania Urban Population Viral Diseases Youth