A prospective study of malaria during pregnancy was conducted between September 1986 and December 1989 in an area of unstable (mesoendemic) malaria transmission on the Thai-Burmese border.
A nutritional survey by cluster sampling at 2 degrees, carried out in April 1987 within a range of action of 6 health structures in Niger, has permitted the calculation of the weight/height index among children aged from 0 to 59 months and the malnutri
Micronutrient deficiency disorders, including pellagra, have emerged as major problems in refugee populations that depend on international relief assistance for food supplies.
Practical field epidemiology to investigate a cholera outbreak in a Mozambican refugee camp in Malawi, 1988.
Of all populations affected by cholera, refugees are at particular risk of infection due to overcrowding and poor sanitation.
Reports made by Médecins Sans Frontières in Khartoum on an outbreak of visceral leishmaniasis among displaced people from the western Upper Nile prompted an investigation at Ler Hospital, the second largest in the region.
Measles outbreaks in the Mozambican refugee camps in Malawi: the continued need for an effective vaccine.
Between November 1988 and January 1989, measles outbreaks occurred in 11 Mozambican refugee camps in Malawi with five camps principally affected. A total of 1214 cases were reported.
Mortality data collected from 1984 to 1987 through a routine standardized health information system in the five main refugee populations of Honduras were reviewed.
In the Horn of Africa, scurvy is a serious public health problem for refugees who are dependent on standard relief food (cereals, legumes, and oil).