L London

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term organophosphate exposures on neurological symptoms, vibration sense and tremor among South African farm workers
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:18-29. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational epidemiology in agriculture: a case study in the southern African context
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Occup Environ Health 4:245-56. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint The 'dop' system, alcohol abuse and social control amongst farm workers in South Africa: a public health challenge
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town Medical School, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 48:1407-14. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption amongst South African farm workers: a challenge for post-apartheid health sector transformation
    L London
    Department of Community Health, Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, University of Cape Town Medical School, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:199-206. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Utility of vibration sense testing for use in developing countries: comparison of extinction time on the tuning fork to vibration thresholds on the Vibratron II
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Neurotoxicology 21:743-52. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Challenges for improving surveillance for pesticide poisoning: policy implications for developing countries
    L London
    Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Anzio Rd, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 30:564-70. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Critical issues for agrichemical safety in South Africa
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Am J Ind Med 27:1-14. 1995
  8. doi request reprint Neurobehavioural methods, effects and prevention: workers' human rights are why the field matters for developing countries
    L London
    Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Rd, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
    Neurotoxicology 30:1135-43. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Confinement for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: balancing protection of health systems, individual rights and the public's health
    L London
    Health and Human Rights Programme, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1200-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with contraceptive use in a rural area in Western Cape Province
    N Peer
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:406-12. 2013

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term organophosphate exposures on neurological symptoms, vibration sense and tremor among South African farm workers
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Scand J Work Environ Health 24:18-29. 1998
    ..This study assessed the relationship between long-term exposure to organophosphate insecticides and neurological symptoms, vibration sense, and motor tremor after control for the effect of past poisoning and acute exposure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational epidemiology in agriculture: a case study in the southern African context
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Occup Environ Health 4:245-56. 1998
    ..More so than in order industrial settings, epidemiologists must move from research to practice, seeking to take action where interventions are needed, and to evaluate such actions...
  3. ncbi request reprint The 'dop' system, alcohol abuse and social control amongst farm workers in South Africa: a public health challenge
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town Medical School, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 48:1407-14. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption amongst South African farm workers: a challenge for post-apartheid health sector transformation
    L London
    Department of Community Health, Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, University of Cape Town Medical School, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
    Drug Alcohol Depend 59:199-206. 2000
    ..The pervasive effects of excessive alcohol consumption, and its relationship to past and current DOP practices pose substantial public health challenges to the transformation of health services currently underway in South Africa...
  5. ncbi request reprint Utility of vibration sense testing for use in developing countries: comparison of extinction time on the tuning fork to vibration thresholds on the Vibratron II
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Neurotoxicology 21:743-52. 2000
    ..Further studies to explore its validity in relation to other well-recognised methods for detection of subtle neurotoxic impacts should be encouraged...
  6. ncbi request reprint Challenges for improving surveillance for pesticide poisoning: policy implications for developing countries
    L London
    Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Anzio Rd, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 30:564-70. 2001
    ..However, surveillance activities in developing countries are bedevilled by multiple problems, and inferences made from review of flawed data may lead to mistaken policy decisions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Critical issues for agrichemical safety in South Africa
    L London
    Department of Community Health, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Am J Ind Med 27:1-14. 1995
    ..Drawing on experiences of local initiatives, possible solutions are identified that address the public health context of the problem...
  8. doi request reprint Neurobehavioural methods, effects and prevention: workers' human rights are why the field matters for developing countries
    L London
    Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Rd, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
    Neurotoxicology 30:1135-43. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Confinement for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: balancing protection of health systems, individual rights and the public's health
    L London
    Health and Human Rights Programme, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1200-9. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with contraceptive use in a rural area in Western Cape Province
    N Peer
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:406-12. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the CPR and factors associated with contraceptive use in a rural district of Western Cape Province...
  11. ncbi request reprint Racial discrimination: experiences of black medical school alumni at the University of Cape Town, 1945 - 1994
    A M Perez
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:574-7. 2012
    ..Reflecting on its role during apartheid, the University of Cape Town (UCT) Faculty of Health Sciences undertook a study to explore the experiences of black alumni who trained in the period 1945 - 1994...
  12. ncbi request reprint Human rights and health: challenges for training nurses in South Africa
    L London
    Health and Human Rights Programme, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Cape Town, South Africa
    Curationis 31:5-18. 2008
    ..At a time when there are increasing demands on the nursing profession to assume greater responsibility and develop versatility in its scope of practice, key challenges are posed for teaching and realising human rights...
  13. ncbi request reprint Suicide and exposure to organophosphate insecticides: cause or effect?
    L London
    Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Am J Ind Med 47:308-21. 2005
    ..Suicide using pesticides as agent is recognized as a major cause of pesticide poisoning...
  14. ncbi request reprint The Draft Charter of the Private and Public Health Sectors of the Republic of South Africa: health for all, or profits for few?
    L Reynolds
    School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 95:742-3. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Childhood pesticide poisoning--a clarion call for action on children's vulnerability
    L London
    S Afr Med J 95:673-4. 2005
  16. doi request reprint Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis
    D Ncayiyana
    BMJ 337:a1286. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint Fluoridation shibboleths
    L London
    Occupational and Environmental Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 92:872-3. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint HIV testing and the Employment Equity Act--putting an end to the confusion
    L London
    S Afr Med J 92:199-201. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Forty-five years apart--confronting the legacy of racial discrimination at the University of Cape Town
    G Perez
    Transformation and Equity Portfolio, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 94:764-70. 2004