Elias Charles

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spatial distribution of mercury and arsenic levels in water, soil and cassava plants in a community with long history of gold mining in Tanzania
    Elias C Nyanza
    School of Public Health, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Bugando, P O Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 93:716-21. 2014
  2. pmc Geophagy practices and the content of chemical elements in the soil eaten by pregnant women in artisanal and small scale gold mining communities in Tanzania
    Elias C Nyanza
    School of Public Health, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Bugando Area, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:144. 2014
  3. pmc A cross-sectional survey on knowledge and perceptions of health risks associated with arsenic and mercury contamination from artisanal gold mining in Tanzania
    Elias Charles
    School of Public Health, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, PO Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 13:74. 2013

Collaborators

  • Elias C Nyanza
  • Cynthia Mannion
  • Mary Joseph
  • Sospatro E Ngallaba
  • Deborah Sk Thomas
  • Deborah S K Thomas
  • Mark Davey
  • Shahirose S Premji
  • Deborah Dewey

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Spatial distribution of mercury and arsenic levels in water, soil and cassava plants in a community with long history of gold mining in Tanzania
    Elias C Nyanza
    School of Public Health, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Bugando, P O Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 93:716-21. 2014
    ..2-8.3 µg/kg for THg and 25-310 µg/kg for TAs. Concentrations of THg and TAs in soil samples ranged between 5.8-1,759 and 183-20,298 µg/kg, respectively. Both THg and TAs were found to be distributed throughout Rwamagasa village...
  2. pmc Geophagy practices and the content of chemical elements in the soil eaten by pregnant women in artisanal and small scale gold mining communities in Tanzania
    Elias C Nyanza
    School of Public Health, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Bugando Area, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:144. 2014
    ..The present study examined geophagy practices of pregnant women in a gold mining area of Geita District in northwestern Tanzania, and also examined the potential for exposure to chemical elements by testing soil samples...
  3. pmc A cross-sectional survey on knowledge and perceptions of health risks associated with arsenic and mercury contamination from artisanal gold mining in Tanzania
    Elias Charles
    School of Public Health, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, PO Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 13:74. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this study was to assess community risk knowledge and perception of potential mercury and arsenic toxicity and/or exposure from artisanal gold mining in Rwamagasa in northwestern Tanzania...