Simon Hales

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Action on climate change: no time to delay
    Rosalie E Woodruff
    Med J Aust 184:539-40. 2006
  2. pmc Air pollution and mortality in New Zealand: cohort study
    Simon Hales
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:468-73. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of mortality in relation to social factors
    Simon Hales
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:379-84. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Implications of global climate change for housing, human settlements and public health
    Simon Hales
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 22:295-302. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A new strategy for dengue control
    Simon Hales
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand 8000
    Lancet 365:551-2. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Positive association between ambient temperature and salmonellosis notifications in New Zealand, 1965-2006
    Emma Britton
    Public Health Department, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:126-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Potential effects of global environmental changes on cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis transmission
    Aparna Lal
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 29:83-90. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Excess winter morbidity and mortality: do housing and socio-economic status have an effect?
    Lucy F Telfar Barnard
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 23:203-21. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Climate change will increase demands on malaria control in Africa
    Simon Hales
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Newtown, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Lancet 362:1775. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Climate change and infectious diseases in New Zealand: a brief review and tentative research agenda
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 26:93-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Action on climate change: no time to delay
    Rosalie E Woodruff
    Med J Aust 184:539-40. 2006
    ..Global warming is real, so what are we going to do about it, who will do it, and when?..
  2. pmc Air pollution and mortality in New Zealand: cohort study
    Simon Hales
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:468-73. 2012
    ..There is evidence, most consistently in studies with individual measurement of social factors, that more deprived populations are particularly sensitive to air pollution effects...
  3. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of mortality in relation to social factors
    Simon Hales
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:379-84. 2012
    ..New Zealand is a temperate country with substantial excess winter mortality. We investigated whether this excess winter mortality varies with social factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Implications of global climate change for housing, human settlements and public health
    Simon Hales
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 22:295-302. 2007
    ..Energy-efficient cities and the creation of opportunities for poor countries will be important elements of people centered, ecologically sustainable, development in the twenty-first century...
  5. ncbi request reprint A new strategy for dengue control
    Simon Hales
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand 8000
    Lancet 365:551-2. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Positive association between ambient temperature and salmonellosis notifications in New Zealand, 1965-2006
    Emma Britton
    Public Health Department, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:126-9. 2010
    ..To investigate the temporal relationship between the monthly count of salmonellosis notifications and the monthly average temperature in New Zealand during the period 1965-2006...
  7. doi request reprint Potential effects of global environmental changes on cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis transmission
    Aparna Lal
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 29:83-90. 2013
    ..Understanding how environmental and social processes interact to influence disease transmission is essential for the development of effective strategies for disease prevention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Excess winter morbidity and mortality: do housing and socio-economic status have an effect?
    Lucy F Telfar Barnard
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 23:203-21. 2008
    ..To review the published research evidence on the links between excess winter mortality (EWM) or excess winter hospitalization (EWH) and housing quality or socioeconomic status (SES)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Climate change will increase demands on malaria control in Africa
    Simon Hales
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Newtown, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Lancet 362:1775. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Climate change and infectious diseases in New Zealand: a brief review and tentative research agenda
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 26:93-9. 2011
    ..To review the literature on infectious diseases and meteorological and climate change risk factors in the New Zealand context and to describe a tentative research agenda for future work...
  11. pmc Seasonality in human zoonotic enteric diseases: a systematic review
    Aparna Lal
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 7:e31883. 2012
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  12. pmc Trends and determinants of excess winter mortality in New Zealand: 1980 to 2000
    Gabrielle S Davie
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:263. 2007
    ..Conflicting evidence has been presented on the role of gender, region and deprivation. Little has been published on the magnitude of excess winter mortality (EWM) in New Zealand (NZ) and other Southern Hemisphere countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Potential effect of population and climate changes on global distribution of dengue fever: an empirical model
    Simon Hales
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 7343, Mein Street, Wellington, New Zealand
    Lancet 360:830-4. 2002
    ..Our aim was to investigate the potential effects of global climate change on human health, and in particular, on the transmission of vector-borne diseases...
  14. pmc The global distribution of risk factors by poverty level
    Tony Blakely
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Bull World Health Organ 83:118-26. 2005
    ..To estimate the individual-level association of income poverty with being underweight, using tobacco, drinking alcohol, having access only to unsafe water and sanitation, being exposed to indoor air pollution and being obese...
  15. ncbi request reprint The motor car and public health: are we exhausting the environment?
    Alistair J Woodward
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 177:592-3. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Action on climate change: the health risks of procrastinating
    Rosalie E Woodruff
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:567-71. 2006
    ..This is expected to affect health, mostly adversely. We need to compare the projected health effects in Australia arising from differing climate change scenarios to inform greenhouse gas emission (mitigation) policy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Climate change and human health: present and future risks
    Anthony J McMichael
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra 0200, Australia
    Lancet 367:859-69. 2006
    ..Evidence and anticipation of adverse health effects will strengthen the case for pre-emptive policies, and will also guide priorities for planned adaptive strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Climate variability and campylobacter infection: an international study
    R Sari Kovats
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Biometeorol 49:207-14. 2005
    ..The main driver of seasonality of campylobacter remains elusive and underscores the need to identify the major serotypes and routes of transmission for this disease...
  19. pmc Nonstationary influence of El NiƱo on the synchronous dengue epidemics in Thailand
    Bernard Cazelles
    CNRS UMR 7625, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
    PLoS Med 2:e106. 2005
    ..Here we address the role of climate variability in shaping the interannual pattern of dengue epidemics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Global climate change and malaria
    Simon Hales
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:258-9; author reply 259-60. 2005
  21. pmc Infectious diseases, climate influences, and nonstationarity
    Bernard Cazelles
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 7625, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
    PLoS Med 3:e328. 2006
  22. pmc Effects of air pollution on health
    Simon Hales
    BMJ 335:314-5. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint An empirical model for estimating census unit population exposure in areas lacking air quality monitoring
    Simon Kingham
    Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:200-10. 2008
    ..Results show a good association between the model estimates and the monitored data, enabling advanced health effects assessments for the country's entire urban population...