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RAPID HEALTH ASSESSMENT PROTOCOLS FOR EMERGENCIES
( By WHO - OMS, 1999 )

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Selected further reading

Amartya Sen. Poverty and famines: an essay on entitlement and deprivation. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1981.

APELL: Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level: a process for responding to technological accidents. Paris, United Nations Environment Programme, Industry and Environment Programme Activity Centre, 1988.

Assessing needs in the health sector after floods and hurricanes. Washington, DC, Pan American Health Organization, 1987 (PAHO Technical Paper No. 11).

Bailey KV, Ferro-Luzzi A. Use of body mass index of adults in assessing individual and community nutritional status. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 1995, 73(5):673-680.

Baltazar JC. The potential of the case-control method for rapid epidemiological assessment. World health statistics quarterly, 1991, 44(3):140-144.

Bennett S et al. A computer simulation of household sampling schemes for health surveys in developing countries. International journal of epidemiology, 1994, 23(6):1282-1291.

Brogan D et al. Increasing the accuracy of the Expanded Programme on Immunizationís cluster survey design. Annals of epidemiology, 1994, 4(4): 302-311.

Control of epidemic meningococcal disease: WHO practical guidelines. Lyon, Fondation Marcel M�rieux, 1995.

Coping with stress in crisis situations. Geneva, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1992.

Devianayagam N, Nedunchelian K. Rapid epidemiologic assessment (editorial). Indian pediatrics, 1991, 28(5):459-462.

De Ville de Goyet C, Seaman J, Geijer U. The management of nutritional emergencies in large populations. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1978.

Disaster assessment: the weak link in international relief efforts. Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, 1985, 19(1):97-99.

Field guide on rapid nutritional assessment in emergencies. Alexandria, WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, 1995.

Guha-Sapir D. Rapid assessment of health needs in mass emergencies: review of current concepts and methods. World health statistics quarterly, 1991, 44(3):171-181.

Guidelines for cholera control. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1993.

Guidelines for evaluation and care of victims of trauma and violence. Geneva, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1993.

Guidelines for the control of epidemics due to Shigella dysenteriae type 01. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1995 (unpublished document WHO/CDR/95.4; available on request from Division of Child Health and Development, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland).

Guidelines on security incidents. Geneva, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1992.

Handbook for emergencies. Geneva, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1982.

Harrison GA, ed. Famine. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1988 (Biosocial Society Series, No. 1).

Health aspects of chemical accidents. Geneva, United Nations Environment Programme, 1994 (UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report No. 19).

Hlady WG et al. Use of a modified cluster sampling method to perform rapid needs assessment after Hurricane Andrew. Annals of emergency medicine, 1994, 23(4):719-725.

Lee HW, Dalrymple JM, eds. Manual of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. Seoul, WHO Collaborating Centre for Virus Reference and Research, 1989.

Lillibridge SR, Noji EK, Burkle FM Jr. Disaster assessment: the emergency health evaluation of a population affected by a disaster. Annals of emergency medicine, 1993, 22(11):1715-1720.

Management of severe malnutrition: a manual for physicians and other senior health workers. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1998.

Mason JB et al. Nutritional surveillance. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1984.

Mental health of refugees. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1996.

Nutrition guidelines. Paris, M�decins Sans Fronti�res, 1995.

Nutrition in times of disaster. Report of an international conference, Geneva, September 27-30, 1988. Washington, DC, United States Agency for International Development, 1989.

Pearson R. Rapid assessment procedures are changing the way UNICEF evaluates its projects. Hygie, 1989, 8(4):23-25.

Physical status: the use and interpretation of anthropometry. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1995 (WHO Technical Report Series, No. 854).

Prevention and control of yellow fever in Africa. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1986.

Psychosocial consequences of disasters: prevention and management. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1992 (unpublished document WHO/MNH/PSF/91.3; available on request from Division of Mental Health and Prevention of Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland).

Public health action in emergencies caused by epidemics. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1986.

Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods, 7th ed. New York, United Nations,1991.

Sexual violence against refugees: guidelines on prevention and response. Geneva, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1995.

Smith GS. Development of rapid epidemiologic assessment methods to evaluate health status and delivery of health services. International journal of epidemiology, 1989, 18:S2-15.

Storage of hazardous materials. Paris, United Nations Environment Programme, Industry and Environment Programme Activity Centre, 1990 (UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report Series, No. 3).

Tessier SF, Durandin F. Use and limits of anthropometric indicators in emergency assessment of famine situations: an example from northern Uganda (letter). Journal of tropical pediatrics, 1989, 35(5):267-269.

The management and prevention of diarrhoea: practical guidelines. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1993.

The management of bloody diarrhoea in young children. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1994 (unpublished document WHO/CDD/94.49; available on request from Division of Child Health and Development, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland).

The public health consequences of disasters. Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1989.

The treatment of diarrhoea: a manual for physicians and, other senior health workers. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1995 (unpublished document WHO/CDR/95.3; available on request from Division of Child Health and Development, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland).

Uligaszek SJ, Welsby SM. A rapid appraisal of the nutritional status of lrian Jaya refugees and Papua New Guineans undergoing severe food shortage in the North Fly region. Papua New Guinea medical journal, 1985, 28(2):109-114.

United Nations Disaster Management Training Programme. An overview of disaster management, 2nd ed. Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin, 1992.

Use and interpretation of anthropometric indicators of nutritional status. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 1986, 64(6):929-941.

Working Group on Viral Haemorrhagic Fever and Viral Neurological Diseases, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 24-26 August 1987 (report). Manila, WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 1988.


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