Tag archive for Older people

Association between nutritional status and dengue infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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No consistent results were found for the association between the nutritional status and dengue infection.
The aim of this systematic review was to determine the association of nutritional status with the variety of dengue infection and in dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) …

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Community effectiveness of pyriproxyfen as a dengue vector control method: A systematic review

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Pyriproxyfen is highly effective in killing the larvae of dengue transmitting vectors, however the evidence for the reduction of human disease transmission is weak.
The global burden of dengue has risen massively over the past decades. Pyriproxyfen is a slow-acting larvicide …

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Anti-viral effects of medicinal plants in the management of dengue: a systematic review

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Medicinal plant products could be used for the development of potential anti-dengue virus agents.
Safe, low-cost, and effective drugs that can inhibit dengue infection are needed to try to combat dengue infection worldwide. The aim of the systematic review was to identify …

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Assessing the effects of interventions for Aedes aegypti control: systematic review and meta-analysis of cluster randomised controlled trials

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Community mobilisation programmes are an effective intervention to reduce Aedes aegypti entomological indices.
Aedes aegypti mosquito is the vector for dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya, and zika viruses. This aim of this systematic review was to assess the evidence of effectiveness of different control, using …

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Ethnobotanical knowledge on botanical repellents employed in the African region against mosquito vectors

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Native people from Africa regions know three major methods of using repellent plants: (i) production of repellent smoke from burning plants, (ii) hanging plants inside the house or sprinkling leaves on the floor, (iii) the use of plant oils and juices …

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No calm after the storm: A systematic review of human health following flood and storm disasters

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Health changes differently after floods or storms.
The difference in changes to health over time after flood and after storm disasters has not been well-described. This review found that health changes differently after floods or storms. Increases in poisonings, injuries, and gastrointestinal …

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Déterminants sociaux  des impacts des catastrophe sur la santé  à moyen et à long terme

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Cette revue conclut que, quels que soient  les effets sur la santé et le type d’événements, l’influence des catastrophes sur la santé chronique persistent  au-delà de la période initiale  de catastrophe,  affectant la santé de la population pendant des mois, voire …

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Evacuations suite à une catastrophe et perte de médicaments : revue systématique de la littérature

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Nous ne disposions pas  de données quant à l’impact de la perte de médicaments après une catastrophe, telles  que le nombre de patients ayant perdu leurs médicaments,  le poids que représente le renouvellement des médicaments pour les activités de secours médical, …

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Une revue systématique de la littérature de gestion des cas de catastrophe internationale au lendemain de l’ouragan Katrina

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Comme d’autres  méga-catastrophes telles que l’ouragan Katrina sont susceptibles de se produire à l’avenir, il est clair que de meilleurs liens entre les communautés de gestion des urgences et le travail social international seront nécessaires, non seulement pour améliorer les résultats …

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Promoting handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle-income countries

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No promotional approaches for handwashing and sanitation behaviour change are better than others, yet several promotional elements look promising.
This systematic review examined the effectiveness and implementation of approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle income countries. …

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