Session 1 Water and Moisture As Health Determinants

Monday, 7 January 2013: 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
Room 6B (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Fourth Conference on Environment and Health
Juli Trtanj, NOAA Oceans and Human Health Initiative, NOAA/NOS, Silver Spring, MD

11:00 AM
Using Relative Humidity Forecasts to Manage Meningitis in the Sahel
Rajul Pandya, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Adams-Forgor, P. Akweongo, T. Awine, M. Dalaba, A. Dumond, V. Dukic, M. H. Hayden, A. Hodgson, T. M. Hopson, S. Hugonnet, and T. Yoksas
11:15 AM
Malaria epidemics and the influence of the Tropical South Atlantic on the Indian monsoons
Benjamin A. Cash, COLA, Calverton, MD; and X. Rodo, J. Ballester, M. Bouma, R. Dhiman, and M. Pascual
11:30 AM
The relationship between meningococcal meningitis and proximity to bodies of water: a case study of Northern Ghana
Kristen E. McCormack, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. M. Hopson, M. Hayden, M. Dalaba, A. Monaghan, J. Boehnert, K. Dickinson, R. Pandya, A. Hodgson, A. Adams-Forgor, and P. Akweongo
11:45 AM
Discrete Storm Impacts on the Loading of Salmonella In a Rural Watershed
Gordon Martin, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; and J. Maurer and E. K. Lipp

12:00 PM
What drives cholera: environment or humans or both?
Antarpreet Jutla, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV; and A. Akanda, S. Islam, M. Alam, and R. Colwell

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