L London

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Environmental monitoring of pesticide residues from farms at a neighbouring primary and pre-school in the Western Cape in South Africa
    M A Dalvie
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences, Anzio Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    Sci Total Environ 466:1078-84. 2014
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications20

  1. ncbi 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Environmental monitoring of pesticide residues from farms at a neighbouring primary and pre-school in the Western Cape in South Africa
    M A Dalvie
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences, Anzio Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    Sci Total Environ 466:1078-84. 2014
    ..Regular monitoring to track the effectiveness of containment and mitigation measures that reduce drift is recommended...
  10. ncbi 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
    ....
  11. doi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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
  16. ncbi HIV testing and the Employment Equity Act--putting an end to the confusion
    L London
    S Afr Med J 92:199-201. 2002
  17. doi Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis
    D Ncayiyana
    BMJ 337:a1286. 2008
  18. ncbi Childhood pesticide poisoning--a clarion call for action on children's vulnerability
    L London
    S Afr Med J 95:673-4. 2005
  19. ncbi 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
  20. ncbi 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