Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand
- Action on climate change: no time to delayRosalie 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?..
- Air pollution and mortality in New Zealand: cohort studySimon 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...
- Seasonal patterns of mortality in relation to social factorsSimon 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...
- Implications of global climate change for housing, human settlements and public healthSimon 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...
- A new strategy for dengue controlSimon Hales
Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand 8000
Lancet 365:551-2. 2005
- Positive association between ambient temperature and salmonellosis notifications in New Zealand, 1965-2006Emma 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...
- Potential effects of global environmental changes on cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis transmissionAparna 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...
- 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)...
- Climate change will increase demands on malaria control in AfricaSimon Hales
Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Newtown, Wellington South, New Zealand
Lancet 362:1775. 2003
- Climate change and infectious diseases in New Zealand: a brief review and tentative research agendaNick 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...
- Seasonality in human zoonotic enteric diseases: a systematic reviewAparna Lal
Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
PLoS ONE 7:e31883. 2012....
- Trends and determinants of excess winter mortality in New Zealand: 1980 to 2000Gabrielle 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...
- Potential effect of population and climate changes on global distribution of dengue fever: an empirical modelSimon 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...
- The global distribution of risk factors by poverty levelTony 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...
- 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
- Action on climate change: the health risks of procrastinatingRosalie 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...
- Climate change and human health: present and future risksAnthony 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...
- Climate variability and campylobacter infection: an international studyR 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...
- Nonstationary influence of El Niño on the synchronous dengue epidemics in ThailandBernard 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...
- Global climate change and malariaSimon Hales
Lancet Infect Dis 5:258-9; author reply 259-60. 2005
- Infectious diseases, climate influences, and nonstationarityBernard Cazelles
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 7625, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
PLoS Med 3:e328. 2006
- Effects of air pollution on healthSimon Hales
BMJ 335:314-5. 2007
- An empirical model for estimating census unit population exposure in areas lacking air quality monitoringSimon 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...