Volume 3 (2010)

Editorials

Supplements used to advantage Stig Wall, Peter Byass, Anne Bindslev, Caroline Sutton

Invited Editorials

What is global health? Robert Beaglehole, Ruth Bonita

Review Articles

Social capital and sexual behavior among Ugandan university students Anette Agardh, Maria Emmelin, Robert Muriisa, Per-Olof Östergren

Original Articles

Assessing a population’s exposure to heat and humidity: an empirical approach Peter Byass, Wayne Twine, Mark Collinson, Stephen Tollman, Tord Kjellstrom
The evolution of HIV policy in Vietnam: from punitive control measures to a more rights-based approach Pham Nguyen Ha, Anastasia Pharris, Nguyen Thanh Huong, Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc, Ruairi Brugha, Anna Thorson
The construction of an idealised urban masculinity among men with concurrent sexual partners in a South African township Anders Ragnarsson, Loraine Townsend, Anna Mia Ekström, Mickey Chopra, Anna Thorson
Violence against women in relation to literacy and area of residence in Ethiopia Negussie Deyassa, Yemane Berhane, Mary Ellsberg, Maria Emmelin, Gunnar Kullgren, Ulf Högberg
First experiences in the implementation of biometric technology to link data from Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems with health facility data Adwoa Serwaa-Bonsu, Abraham J. Herbst, Georges Reniers, Wilfred Ijaa, Benjamin Clark, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Osman Sankoh
Prevalence of mental distress and use of health services in a rural district in Vietnam Kim Bao Giang, Truong Viet Dzung, Gunnar Kullgren, Peter Allebeck

Short Communications

Study Design Articles

The Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in Nouna, Burkina Faso, 1993-2007 Ali Sié, Valerie R. Louis, Adjima Gbangou, Olaf Müller, Louis Niamba, Gabriele Stieglbauer, Maurice Yé, Bocar Kouyaté, Rainer Sauerborn, Heiko Becher
Monitoring the millennium development goals: the potential role of the INDEPTH Network Martin Bangha, Alioune Diagne, Ayaga Bawah, Osman Sankoh
Mobilising a disadvantaged community for a cardiovascular intervention: designing PRORIVA in Yogyakarta, Indonesia Fatwa S.T. Dewi, Hans Stenlund, Ann Öhman, Mohammad Hakimi, Lars Weinehall

Capacity Building

Building capacity for public and population health research in Africa: the consortium for advanced research training in Africa (CARTA) model Alex C. Ezeh, Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, Caroline W. Kabiru, Sharon Fonn, Kathleen Kahn, Leonore Manderson, Ashiwel S. Undieh, Akinyinka Omigbodun, Margaret Thorogood

Climate-heat

The association between overall health, psychological distress, and occupational heat stress among a large national cohort of 40,913 Thai workers Benjawan Tawatsupa, Lynette L-Y Lim, Tord Kjellstrom, Sam-ang Seubsman, Adrian Sleigh, Thai Cohort Study Team

The Västerbotten Intervention Programme

The Västerbotten Intervention Programme: background, design and implications Margareta Norberg, Stig Wall, Kurt Boman, Lars Weinehall

Climate change impacts on working people

The gender perspective in climate change and global health Raman Preet, Maria Nilsson, Barbara Schumann, Birgitta Evengård
Non-heat related impacts of climate change on working populations Charmian M. Bennett, Anthony J. McMichael
Comparisons of urban and rural heat stress conditions in a hothumid tropical city Ahmed A. Balogun, Ifeoluwa A. Balogun, Zachariah D. Adeyewa
Case studies on heat stress related perceptions in different industrial sectors in southern India Kalpana Balakrishnan, Ayyappan Ramalingam, Venkatesan Dasu, Jeremiah Chinnadurai Stephen, Mohan Raj Sivaperumal, Deepan Kumarasamy, Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay, Santu Ghosh, Sankar Sambandam
Heat exposure in sugarcane workers in Costa Rica during the non-harvest season Jennifer Crowe, José Manuel Moya-Bonilla, Bryan Román-Solano, Andrés Robles-Ramírez
Health impact of climate change on occupational health and productivity in Thailand Uma Langkulsen, Nuntavarn Vichit-Vadakan, Sasitorn Taptagaporn
Heat impact on schoolchildren in Cameroon, Africa: potential health threat from climate change Léonie N. Dapi, Joacim Rocklöv, Georges Nguefack-Tsague, Ekoe Tetanye, Tord Kjellstrom

Supplement 1, 2010

Clustering of childhood mortality in the Kintampo Health and Demographic Surveillance System in Ghana Ernest Nettey, Charles Zandoh, Abubakari Sulemana, Robert Adda, Seth Owusu-Agyei
Clustering of under-five mortality in the Navrongo HDSS in the Kassena- Nankana District of northern Ghana Martin Adjuik, Ernest Kanyomse, Felix Kondayire, George Wak, Abraham Hodgson
Spatio-temporal clustering of mortality in Butajira HDSS, Ethiopia, from 1987 to 2008 Peter Byass, Mesganaw Fantahun, Anders Emmelin, Mitike Molla, Yemane Berhane
Under-five mortality: spatial-temporal clusters in Ifakara HDSS in South-eastern Tanzania Angelina Mageni Lutambi, Mathew Alexander, Jensen Charles, Chrisostom Mahutanga, Rose Nathan
Clustering of under-five mortality in Rufiji Health and Demographic Surveillance System in rural Tanzania Josephine Michael Shabani, Angelina M. Lutambi, Victoria Mwakalinga, Honorati Masanja
Space and time clustering of mortality in rural South Africa (Agincourt HDSS), 1992-2007 Benn Sartorius, Kathleen Kahn, Penelope Vounatsou, Mark A. Collinson, Stephen M. Tollman
Spatial and temporal clustering of mortality in Digkale HDSS in rural northern South Africa Chifundo Kanjala, Marianne Alberts, Peter Byass, Sandra Burger
High concentration of childhood deaths in the low-lying areas of Chakaria HDSS, Bangladesh: findings from a spatial analysis Syed Manzoor Ahmed Hanifi, Muhammad Zahirul Haq, Rumesa Rowen Aziz, Abbas Bhuiya

Supplement 2, 2010

Participating sites List of Staff
Ageing and adult health status in eight lower-income countries: the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE collaboration Paul Kowal, Kathleen Kahn, Nawi Ng, Nirmala Naidoo, Salim Adbullah, Ayaga Bawah, Fred Binka, Nguyen T.K. Chuc, Cornelius Debpuur, Alex Ezeh, F. Xavier Gómez-Olive, Mohammad Hakimi, Siddhivinayak Hirve, Abraham Hodgson, Sanjay Juvekar, Catherine Kyobutungi, Jane Menken, Hoang Van Minh, Mathew A. Mwanyangala, Abdur Razzaque, Osman Sankoh, P. Kim Streatfield, Stig Wall, Siswanto Wilopo, Peter Byass, Somnath Chatterji, Stephen M. Tollman
Assessing health and well-being among older people in rural South Africa F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Margaret Thorogood, Benjamin D. Clark, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen M. Tollman
Health status and quality of life among older adults in rural Tanzania Mathew Alexander Mwanyangala, Charles Mayombana, Honorathy Urassa, Jensen Charles, Chrizostom Mahutanga, Salim Abdullah, Rose Nathan
The health and well-being of older people in Nairobi’s slums Catherine Kyobutungi, Thaddeus Egondi, Alex Ezeh
Patterns of health status and quality of life among older people in rural Viet Nam Hoang Van Minh, Peter Byass, Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc, Stig Wall
Health and quality of life among older rural people in Purworejo District, Indonesia Nawi Ng, Mohammad Hakimi, Peter Byass, Siswanto Wilopo, Stig Wall
Health inequalities among older men and women in Africa and Asia: evidence from eight Health and Demographic Surveillance System sites in the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE study Nawi Ng, Paul Kowal, Kathleen Kahn, Nimala Naidoo, Salim Abdullah, Ayaga Bawah, Fred Binka, Nguyen T.K. Chuc, Cornelius Debpuur, Thaddeus Egondi, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Mohammad Hakimi, Siddhivinayak Hirve, Abraham Hodgson, Sanjay Juvekar, Catherine Kyobutangi, Hoang Van Minh, Mathew A. Mwanyangala, Rose Nathan, Abdur Razzaque, Osman Sankoh, P. Kim Streatfield, Margaret Thorogood, Stig Wall, Siswanto Wilopo, Peter Byass, Stephen M. Tollman, Somnath Chatterji