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Medical tourism is a growing industry in Malaysia, but it is not without its own public health implications. Despite the growing importance of medical travel, little is known of its impact, especially in relation to the public health concerns of the receiving countries. This paper aims to explore...

Author(s)
Chow SzeLoon
Publisher
Turkish Society of Public Health Specialists, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Public Health, 2018, 16, 3, pp 237-240
Abstract

This report describes three foreign-born persons holding temporary visas who had infectious tuberculosis (TB) while working at tourist destinations in the USA during 2012-2014. Multiple factors, including dormitory-style housing, transient work patterns, and diagnostic delays might have contributed ...

Author(s)
Weinberg, M. P.; Cherry, C.; Lipnitz, J.; Nienstadt, L.; King-Todd, A.; Haddad, M. B.; Russell, M.; Wong, D.; Davidson, P.; McFadden, J.; Miller, C.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2016, 65, 11, pp 279-281
Abstract

The aim of this article is to verify the influence of tuberculosis on mass tourism architecture. To achieve this, the paper analyses the typological evolution of the hotel since the middle of the nineteenth century, when the first sanatoria appeared in the alpine resorts. A study that creates links ...

Author(s)
Jiménez Morales, E.; Vargas Díaz, I. C.
Publisher
Casa de Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos, 2017, 24, 1, pp 243-260
Abstract

Transfrontier conservation areas represent an international effort to encourage conservation and sustainable development. Their success faces a number of challenges, including disease management in wildlife, livestock and humans. Tuberculosis (TB) affects humans and a multitude of non-human animal...

Author(s)
Rosen, L. E.; Hanyire, T. G.; Dawson, J.; Foggin, C. M.; Michel, A. L.; Huyvaert, K. P.; Miller, M. A.; Olea-Popelka, F. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 2, pp e344-e354
Abstract

Background: The transmission dynamics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) using various genotyping tools has been studied globally and a particular tool for genotyping Mtb is the mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units-variable number tandem repeats (MIRU-VNTR). Tuberculosis (TB) remains an...

Author(s)
Weerasekera, D.; Pathirane, H.; Madegedara, D.; Dissanayake, N.; Thevanesam, V.; Magana-Arachchi, D. N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases, 2019, 51, 3, pp 206-215
Abstract

Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
Abstract

Advances in medical care have led to an increasing number of immunocompromised travellers. Travellers with immunodeficiencies have a higher risk of infections and can acquire infectious diseases that are rare in immunocompetent travellers. Of central interest are travellers' diarrhea, diseases of...

Author(s)
Lutz, J.; Rieke, A.; Rieke, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Internist (Berlin), 2019, 60, 7, pp 701-708
Abstract

Background: Human migration is increasing in magnitude and scope. The majority of migrants arriving in high-income countries originate from countries with a high prevalence of infectious diseases. The risk and burden of infectious diseases are not equally distributed among migrant groups and vary...

Author(s)
Greenaway, C.; Castelli, F.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 2, pp taz007
Abstract

Pneumonia in the tropics poses a heavy disease burden. The complex interplay of climate change, human migration influences and socio-economic factors lead to changing patterns of respiratory infections in tropical climate but also increasingly in temperate countries. Tropical and poorer countries,...

Author(s)
Lim TowKeang; Siow WenTing
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Respirology, 2018, 23, 1, pp 28-35
Abstract

Background: Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious agent responsible for major health problems and a large number of mortalities. The prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection varies across countries. Knowing the infection prevalence can aid in improving public health and reduce the...

Author(s)
Falahi, J.; Gazvini, K.; Mirzaei, M.; Majnoni, A.; Lotfi, H.; Jamehdar, S. A.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Molecular Biology Research, 2018, 8, 1, pp 95-100

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