Welcome to the Division of Environmental Health
The Environmental Health Division commenced in 2014. According to the World Health Organization, environmental factors account for approximately one third of the global burden of disease, with children under five carrying the brunt. The key objective of the Environmental Health Division is to develop capacity in Low and Middle Income Countries, particularly Africa, to address environmental health risks and reduce the resulting burden of disease. We do this through a post graduate programme in Pesticide Risk Management, teaching seminars and supervising PhD and MPH students in Environmental Health, training of government professionals addressing environmental health risks, and building capacity through innovative electronic forums and networking.
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Environmental health is the study of how environmental factors can harm and impact on human health, as well as how to identify, prevent and manage such effects. The Division of Environmental Health (DEH) offers a selection of activities to facilitate addressing environmental health, particularly in Low and Middle Income Countries, from teaching, research to community and government engagement. The DEH offers students and professionals post graduate and capacity building training and skills development for application to diverse environments. Our primary research informs and contributes to our active involvement with national and international policies.
We invite you to contact us and review our activities which range from:
- Undergraduate Teaching
- Post-graduate Teaching
- Capacity Building
- Recent Publications
Environmental Health Seminars
The Division provides teaching on the 1st year’s course ‘Becoming a Health Professional’, offered to all students in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The seminar introduces students to the concept of environmental health, including exposure history taking, as it fits in the social determinants of health framework.
The Division also delivers seminars to 4th-year medical students in the ‘Health in Context’ course. The environmental health teaching focuses on equipping students with skills to be able to diagnose environment-related diseases through environmental exposure history taking and advise patients on prevention measures.
Climate Change and Health Seminars
These are offered to the following UG students by means of a class lecture, related readings and assessment by means of a short essay question (yr 3) and EOB exam question (yr 4):
- year 1 (BHP course, related to the Environmental & social determinants of health),
- year 3 (Critical Health Humanities in BaDr course, specifically the impacts of global and local environmental change on diabetes & NCDs, PBL case 17)
- year 4 (Health in Context course, specifically the role of health professionals in protecting health from climate change impacts
Prof Hanna-Andrea Rother
Ms Rebecca Mlelwa
Mr James Irlam
Prof Aqiel Dalvie
Post Graduate Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management (DPRM)
The DPRM Programme is a two-year part-time flexible learning programme (large distance learning component) targeting professionals in the field of pesticide and chemicals risk management. It includes a mandatory two-week residential session at UCT at the beginning of the two-year cycle. There will be substantial requirements for homework in the form of assignments and project related work, expected self-directed learning and regular distance communication between students and lecturers extending over the two years.
The curriculum covers the following:
➤ Pesticide risk management policies and principles
➤ Legal framework for pesticide management
➤ Health and safety management including pesticide epidemiology and toxicology
➤ Management of environmental risk including ecotoxicology, risk assessment and basic environmental chemistry
➤ Alternatives and risk reduction strategies
➤ Containers and contaminated site management
➤ International chemical agreements, and
➤ Management of public health pesticides
Programme Convenor: Prof Hanna-Andrea Rother
Direct all enquiries to the Division Administrator, email@example.com
Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management - Class of 2019
Professional Masters in Chemicals Risk Management (MCRM)
The MCRM is aimed at health professionals, chemists, biologists, sociologists, anthropologists, ecologists, agronomists, toxicologists and other professionals working full time in chemicals management. The programme is a two-year part-time flexible learning programme (large distance learning component), including a mandatory two-week residential session at UCT at the beginning of the two-year cycle. There will be substantial requirements for homework in the form of assignments and project related work, expected self-directed learning and regular communication between students and lecturers extending over the two years.
The curriculum covers the following:
- Pesticide Risk Management
- International Chemical Management Agreements
- Pesticide Health and Safety Management
- Research Literacies
- Policy Brief and Risk Communication development
- Core Course in Chemicals Risk Management
- Chemicals Risk Assessment for Managers
- Conducting a Situation Analysis for Health & Environmental Impact
- Chemicals Management Project
Programme Convenor: Prof Hanna-Andrea Rother
Direct all enquiries to the Division Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Master of Public Health specialising in Environmental Health
The Environmental Health track is intended for those candidates who are interested in understanding the environmental influences on human health, the policy implications, and how to identify, reduce and manage environmental health risks. Candidates will develop an understanding of key environmental health burden of diseases (i.e., chemicals, climate change, indoor and outdoor air pollution and the built environment) with a particular focus on children's environmental health issues. Coursework will prepare candidates to identify suitable interventions from decision makers to community residents.
Track Convenor: Prof Hanna-Andrea Rother
Direct all enquiries to the Programme Administrator, Mrs Tshamani Netshifhefhe
The Environmental Health Division is involved in several projects which aim to improve health, particularly for vulnerable populations, through capacity building in the areas of chemicals and pesticides. Further information on these projects is provided below:
SAICM/UCT Chemical Communities of Practice
Communities of Practice (CoPs) are voluntary networks consisting of individuals with expertise and interest in a thematic area that come together regularly to exchange and discuss their knowledge and experiences. The four SAICM (Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management)/UCT CoPs were established by the Division of Environmental Health at UCT in collaboration with SAICM, on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues to provide a space for interactive discussions and exchanges of best practices on the sound management of chemicals and waste among SAICM stakeholders.
In 2020 the following SACIM/UCT chemical CoPs were established (for more information click here):
- Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs)
- Lead in Paint (LiP)
- Chemicals in Products (CiP)
- Chemicals and the Sustainable Development Goals (CSDGs)
To join any of the Communities of Practice, click here
For further information regarding each Community of Practice, including digest summaries of discussions from previous meetings, click here. To view the PowerPoint presentations of each discussion, click here.
Capacity Building to Promote Pesticide and Chemical Risk Management, Risk Reduction, and Institutional and Regional Cooperation in LMICs
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KemI) and the Division of Environmental Health at UCT have embarked on a new three-year capacity building project, particularly for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), to address sustainable chemicals management globally.
This collaboration is producing outputs under three categories:
A. The Pesticide Network
B. Southern African Pesticide Regulators’ Forum (SAPReF) for regional collaboration
C. The Chemicals Network
A. UCT’s Pesticides Network
Two key outputs under this network are a weekly newsletter and bi-monthly pesticide discussion online.
1. UCT’s Pesticide weekly newsletter
The Division of Environmental Health at UCT also produces a weekly newsletter to broadcast pesticide related messages to a wide range of individuals with interests in pesticide issues.
The intention of this newsletter is to provide a global based forum for information sharing with a particular focus on African countries (e.g., news, articles and incidences), debates, and assisting in problem solving related to pesticides (i.e., questions you may have). The use of "pesticides" throughout the newsletters includes all insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, acaricides, herbicides, biocides etc. If you are interested in receiving this newsletter, kindly subscribe by entering your details in the form
2. UCT’s Pesticide Discussion Forum
The Pesticide Discussion Forum was established in 2009 and aims to encourage in-depth discussions on particular issues with regard to pesticides and the regulation of pesticides globally.
These sessions are 'presented' by subject matter experts who propose three questions to focus the session. All members are then welcome to respond to the questions posed and to each other’s commentary. The discussion is joined by pesticide regulators, resource stakeholders and experts.
2020 Pesticide Discussion Forum Digests can be accessed here
This regional body shares data and works together to improve on the registration, regulation and
control of pesticides in the region to protect human health and the environment, as well on
alternatives, biopesticides and the Global Harmonisation System (GHS). SAPReF not only receives support from KemI, but also technical and project support from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), as well as technical and expertise and support from UCT. Additional support has also been provided by the USAID Feed the Future Seed Trade Project.
SAPReF is led by a steering committee of 6 members selected by the full membership, supported by institutions within the pesticide and environment industry. The steering committee meets virtually every 6-8 weeks and meets annually in person. The current Chair of SAPReF is Botswana, the Vice Chair is Zambia, and the Secretary is Zimbabwe. For more information about SAPReF, go to their website
C. UCT’s Chemicals Network
The Division of Environmental Health (DEH) at the University of Cape Town’s School of Public Health launched the Chemicals Network in 2020 to facilitate the sharing of knowledge around sound chemicals and waste management and to establish a platform where stakeholders can meet and discuss key issues around sound chemicals and waste management in the hopes of building the capacity of LMIC’s to improve on sound chemicals and waste management practices.
The Chemicals Network hosts regular online discussions throughout the year that engage network members from all sectors and regions around the world on various topics around chemicals and waste management. These discussions are presented by experts in these areas and are a great opportunity for participants to hear experiences from other countries and organisations as well as share experiences from their own country or organisation. In addition to these discussions, a Chemicals Network Newsletter is sent out before each discussion outlining the topic of the upcoming discussion and some interesting news, articles and opportunities related to the discussion.
After each discussion, a summary is produced to highlight what was said at the discussion and the key points that can be taken away.
UCT’s Chemical Network Discussion resources can be accessed here
To join the Chemicals Network and subscribe to the Chemicals Network Newsletter, click here
The Division of Environmental Health conducts research on identifying and implementing the most suitable approaches for capacity building of professionals in Low and Middle Income Countries. These include, yet are not limited to, distance learning, electronic networking and environmental health seminars via the internet.
Possible PhD and Master of Public Health thesis topics to be pursued under the supervision of Division staff include:
- Chemicals: toxicity, exposure assessment, risk assessment and risk management strategies (including endocrine disruption, metals)
- Environmental pollution including air pollution, hazardous chemicals, contaminated water
- Interventions and prevention of environmental health risks (implementation science)
- Improving risk communication of environmental health risks, particularly for low-literate populations (translational science)
- Environmental health literacy for the general population and health professionals
- Climate change and health including policy, chemicals and heat stress
- Environmental health policy analysis nationally, regionally and globally including relevant multilateral environmental agreements
UCT Pesticide risk communication materials that can be copied and used under a creative common licence:
Andrea Rother, Professor and Head of Division
Phone: 021 406 6721
Prof Rother is the convenor of UCT’s Postgraduate Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management and the Master of Public Health Environmental Health Track. Nationally she is a member of government’s Multi-stakeholder Committee on Chemicals Management and the South African Bureau of Standards Pesticide Technical Committee. Prof Rother is also a WHO expert advisor and current chair of the FAO/WHO Joint Meeting on Pesticide Management.
Aqiel Dalvie, Professor and Deputy Director: Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health Research (CEOHR)
Phone: 021 406 6610
Leslie London, Professor and Head of Division: Public Health Medicine
Phone: 021 406 6524
James Irlam, Senior Lecturer
Phone: 021 406 6377
Teaching & Research Fields
Rebecca Mlelwa, Assistant Lecturer
Phone: 021 404 7661
Meryl Jagarnath, nGap Lecturer
Dr Meryl Jagarnath has a PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (obtained in 2019). She has a background in both physical and human geography and her research interests lies in studying the interactions and impacts between people and the environment. Dr Jagarnath's doctoral thesis focused on urban climate and heat stress in Durban to identify vulnerable populations that at most at risk of climate change attributed to physical exposure, socio-demographic profiles, and livelihoods and she has published several journal articles from that work. Dr Jagarnath particularly enjoys using spatial tools such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) to unpack the links between people and the environment from the local to global scale. She has two years post-doctoral experience at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom) working in the Building Research Capacity for sustainable food and water security in sub-Saharan Africa (BRECCIA) project investigating the links between climate vulnerability and food and water insecurity in various dryland communities, with extensive fieldwork experience in rural sub-Saharan Africa.
Honorary Senior Lecturers
Sheila has over 20 years’ experience working to promote the sustainable management of pests and the reduction of harmful effects of pesticides. She has worked in Africa, the Former Soviet Union and the Caribbean. Her academic background is in Agricultural Zoology / Entomology and she is Head of International Programmes at Pesticide Action Network UK. As a doctoral student Sheila tutored undergraduates in Entomology and Pests and Diseases at Oxford University before working in farmers’ participatory research in Ethiopia and Kenya. More recently Sheila has been concerned with broader aspects of pesticide management, including Highly Hazardous Pesticides, monitoring acute pesticide poisoning and the impact of agroecological practices in cotton and other crops. She also teaches parts of the Post Graduate Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management at the University of Cape Town and has undertaken assignments for UN FAO, UNEP and the secretariats of the chemical conventions.
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- Rother, H., 2021. Pesticide suicides: what more evidence is needed to ban highly hazardous pesticides? The Lancet Global Health, 9(3), pp.e225-e226.
Zinyemba, C., Archer, E. and Rother, H., 2020. Climate Change, Pesticides and Health: Considering the Risks and Opportunities of Adaptation for Zimbabwean Smallholder Cotton Growers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(1), p.121.
- Rother Hanna-Andrea, Etzel RA, Shelton M, Paulson JA, Hayward RA, Theron LC. Impact of Extreme Weather Events on Sub-Saharan African Child and Adolescent Mental Health: A Protocol for a Systematic Review. Atmosphere 2020, 11, 493.
- Rother Hanna-Andrea. Controlling and preventing climate-sensitive noncommunicable diseases in urban sub-Saharan Africa. Science of the Total Environment 2020, 727.
- Rother Hanna-Andrea, John Juanette, Wright Caradee Y., Irlam James, Oosthuizen Riëtha, Garland Rebecca M. Perceptions of Occupational Heat, Sun Exposure, and Health Risk Prevention: A Qualitative Study of Forestry Workers in South Africa. Atmosphere 2020, 11(1), 37.
- Fuhrimann S, Klanov J, Pribylov P, Kohoutek J, Dalvie MA, Roosli M, Degrendele C. 2020. Qualitative assessment of 27 current-use pesticides in air at 20 sampling sites across Africa. Chemosphere; 258: 1273.
- Olaniyan T, Dalvie MA, Röösli M , Naidoo R, Künzli N, de Hoogh K, Berman D, B Parker, J Leaner, M Jeebhay. 2020. Short term seasonal effects of airborne fungal spores on lung function in a panel study of schoolchildren residing in informal settlements of the Western Cape of South Africa. Environ Pollut.; 260:114023.
- Curchod L, Oltramare C, Junghans M; Stamm C, Dalvie MA, Röösli M, Fuhrimann M. 2020. Temporal variation of pesticide mixtures in rivers of three agricultural watersheds during a major drought in the Western Cape, South Africa. Water Research X; 6: 100039.
- Olaniyan T, Jeebhay M, Röösli M, Naidoo RN, Künzli N, de Hoogh K, Saucy S, Badpa M, Baatjies R, Parker B, Leaner J, Dalvie MA. 2020. The association between ambient NO2 and PM2.5 with the respiratory health of school children residing in informal settlements: A prospective cohort study. Environ Res. 186:109606.
- Fix, J, Annesi-Maesano I, Baldi I, Boulanger M, Cheng S, Cortes S, Dalphin JC, Dalvie MA, DeganoB, Douwes J, Eduard W, Elholm G, Ferreccio C, Harding AH, Jeebhay M, Kelly KM, Kromhout H, MacFarlane E, Maesano CN, Mitchell DC, Mwanga H, Naidoo S, Negatu B, Ngajilo D, Nordby KC, Parks CG, Schenker MB, Shin A, Sisgaard T, Sim M, Soumagne T, Thorne P, Yoo KY & Hoppin JA. 2020. Gender differences in respiratory health outcomes among farming cohorts around the globe: Findings from the AGRICOH consortium. Journal of Agromedicine
- Chetty-Mhlanga S, Fuhrimann S, Eeftens M, Basera W, Hartinger S, Dalvie M. A, Röösli M. 2020. Different aspects of electronic media use, symptoms and neurocognitive outcomes of children and adolescents in the rural Western Cape region of South Africa. Environ Res. 184:109315.
- Day Kirsten, Patel Zarina, Rother Hanna-Andrea. 2019. Applying social risk theory to competing constructions of risk in environmental assessment. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 79:106312
- Kabanda Siti and Rother Hanna-Andrea. (2019). Evaluating a South African mobile application for healthcare professionals to improve diagnosis and notification of pesticide poisonings. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 19:40.
- Godsmark CN, Irlam J, van der Merwe F, New M and Rother H-A. (2019). Priority Focus Areas for a Sub-National Response to Climate Change and Health: A South African Provincial Case Study. Environment International 122:31–51.
- Walpole Sarah Catherine, Barna Stefi, Richardson Janet, Rother Hanna-Andrea. (2019). Sustainable healthcare education: integrating planetary health into clinical education. Lancet Planetary Health Vol 3 January.
- Swartz A, Levine S, Langerman F, Rother H-A. (2019). Toxic layering through three disciplinary lenses: Childhood poisoning and street pesticide use in Cape Town, South Africa. Medical Humanities.
- Olaniyan T, MA Dalvie, M Röösli , R Naidoo, N Künzli, K de Hoogh, B Parker, J Leaner , M Jeebhay. 2019. Asthma-related outcomes associated with indoor air pollutants among schoolchildren from four informal settlements in two municipalities in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Indoor Air. 29(1):89-100.
- Chetty-Mhlanga S, Basera W, Fuhrimann S, Probst-Hensch N, Delport S, Mugari M, Van Wyk J1, Röösli M, Dalvie MA. 2018. A prospective cohort study of school-going children investigating reproductive and neurobehavioral health effects due to environmental pesticide exposure in the Western Cape, South Africa: Study protocol. BMC Public Health 18(1):857.
- Sieber C, Ragettli MS, Brink M, Olaniyan T, Baatjies R, Saucy A, Vienneau D, Probst-Hensch N, Dalvie MA, Röösli M. 2018. Comparison of sensitivity and annoyance to road traffic and community noise between a South African and a Swiss population sample. 2018. Environ Pollut.; 241:1056-1062. (ISI Accredited).
- Sagar S, SM, Struchen B, Loughrand SP, Brunjesi ME, Arangua L, Dalvie MA , Croft RJ, Michael Jerrett M, Moskowitz JM, Kuo T, Röösli M. 2018. Comparison of radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure levels in different everyday microenvironments in an international context. Environment International 114, 297–306.
- Glass T, Dalvie MA, Holtman, Vorster A, MSc, Ramesar RS, London L. 2018. DNA variants and organophosphate neurotoxicity among emerging farmers in the Western Cape of South Africa. Am J Ind Med; 61:11–20.
- Rother Hanna-Andrea. 2018. Pesticide labels: Protecting liability or health? – Unpacking “misuse” of pesticides. Current opinion in Environmental Science & Health, 4:10-15.
- Mathee Angela, Barnes Brendon, Naidoo Shan, Swart Andre & Rother Hanna-Andrea. 2018. Development for children's environmental health in South Africa: Past gains and future opportunities. Development Southern Africa. Pp 1-11.
- Zinyemba C, Archer E, Rother H-A (2018). Climate variability, perceptions and political ecology: Factors influencing changes in pesticide use over 30 years by Zimbabwean smallholder cotton producers. PLOS One, 13(5): e0196901.
- Chetty-Mhlanga S, Basera W, Fuhrimann S, Probst-Hensch N, Delport S, Mugari M, Van Wyk J, Röösli M, Dalvie MA. 2018. A prospective cohort study of school-going children investigating reproductive and neurobehavioral health effects due to environmental pesticide exposure in the Western Cape, South Africa: Study protocol. BMC Public Health.;18(1):857. (ISI Accredited).
- Sieber C, Ragettli MS, Brink M, Olaniyan T, Baatjies R, Saucy A, Vienneau D, Probst-Hensch N, Dalvie MA, Röösli M. 2018. Comparison of sensitivity and annoyance to road traffic and community noise between a South African and a Swiss population sample. 2018. Environ Pollut.; 241:1056-1062. (ISI Accredited)
- Saucy A, Röösli M, Künzli N, Tsai M, Sieber C, Olaniyan T, Baatjies R, Jeebhay M, Davey M, Flückiger B, Naidoo R, Dalvie MA, Badpa M, and de Hoogh K. 2018. Land Use Regression Modelling of Outdoor NO2 and PM2.5 Concentrations in Three Low Income Areas in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 15, 1452; (ISI Accredited)
- Sagar S, SM, Struchen B, Loughrand SP , Brunjesi ME , Arangua L , Dalvie MA , Croft RJ , Michael Jerrett M, Moskowitz JM, Kuo T, Röösli M. 2018. Comparison of radiofrequency electromagnetic field exposure levels in different everyday microenvironments in an international context. Environment International 114, 297–306.
- Glass T, Dalvie MA, Holtman, Vorster A, MSc, Ramesar RS, London L. 2018. DNA variants and organophosphate neurotoxicity among emerging farmers in the Western Cape of South Africa. Am J Ind Med. 2018; 61:11–20. (ISI Accredited).
- Olaniyan T, Jeebhay MF, Roosli M, Naidoo R, Baatjies R, Künzli N, Tsai M, Davey M, de Hoogh K, Berman D, Parker B, Leaner J, Dalvie MA. A prospective cohort study on ambient air pollution and respiratory morbidities including childhood asthma in adolescents from the Western Cape province: Study Protocol. BMC Public Health (2017) 17:712, 1-13.
- Sieber C, Ragettli MS, Brink M, Olaniyan T , Baatjies R, Probst-Hensch N, Dalvie MA, Röösli M. Land Use Regression Modeling of Outdoor Noise Exposure in Informal Settlements in Western Cape, South Africa. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 14, 1262.
- Sathar F, Dalvie MA, Rother H-A. (2017). Demographic determinants of chemical safety information recall in workers and consumers in South Africa: a cross sectional study. Journal of Safety Research, 63:61-71.
- Walpole S, Vyas, A, Maxwell J, Canny B, Woollard R, Welberby C, Leedham-Green K, Musaeus P, Tufail-Hanif U, Patricio KP, Rother H-A. (2017). Building an environmentally accountable medical curriculum through international collaboration. Medical Teacher.
- Hunter-Adams J. and Rother H-A. (2017). A Qualitative study of language barriers between South African health care providers and cross-border migrants. BMC Health Services Research, 17:97.
- Lekei EE, Ngowi AV, London L. Knowledge and practices relating to acute pesticide poisoning among health care providers in selected regions of Tanzania. Environmental Health Insights. 2017 (1-11).
- Lekei E, Ngowi AVF, London L. Acute Pesticide Poisoning in Children: Hospital Review in Selected Hospitals of Tanzania. Journal of Toxicology; 2017: Article ID 4208405, 8 pages, 2017.
- Mwanga HH, Dalvie MA, Singh T, Channa K, Jeebhay MF. Relationship between pesticide metabolites, cytokine patterns and asthma-related outcomes in rural women workers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2016,13(10), 957, 1-14.
- Mao J and Dalvie MA. 2016. Anthropometric Measurements, Serum Reproductive Hormonal Levels and Sexual Development among Boys in the Rural Western Cape, South Africa. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 13, 1185.
- Mwanga HH, Dalvie MA, Singh TS, Channa K and Jeebhay MF. 2016. Relationship between Pesticide Metabolites, Cytokine Patterns, and Asthma-Related Outcomes in Rural Women Workers. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 13, 957.
- F Sathar, M A Dalvie, HA Rother. 2016. Review of the literature on demographic determinants of chemical hazard information recall. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 12, 6281-6299.
- Willems M, Dalvie MA, London L, Rother HA. 2016. Health Risk Perception Related to Fracking in the Karoo, South Africa. Environmental Practice; 18: 1-16.
- Hunter-Adams J, Landon M. and Rother H-A. (2016). Perceptions related to breastfeeding and the early introduction of complementary foods amongst migrants in Cape Town, South Africa. International Breastfeeding Journal, 11:29.
- Rother H-A. (2016). Pesticide vendors in the informal sector: trading health for income. New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy, 26(2): 241-252.
- Hunter-Adams J and Rother H-A. (2016). Pregnant in a foreign city: A qualitative analysis of diet and nutrition for cross-border migrant women in Cape Town, South Africa. Appetite, 103: 403-410.
- London L, Kisting S. The Extractive Industries: Can We Find New Solutions to Seemingly Intractable Problems? New Solut 2016; 25:421-430.
- Lekei EE, Ngowi AV, London L. Under-reporting of acute pesticide poisoning in Tanzania: modelling results from two cross-sectional studies. Environ Health. 2016 Nov 29; 15 (1):118.
- Motsoeneng PM, Dalvie MA. 2015. Relationship between Urinary Pesticide Residue Levels and Neurotoxic Symptoms among Women on Farms in the Western Cape, South Africa. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 12, 6281-6299.
- Andrade-Rivas F, H-A Rother (2015). Chemical exposure reduction: Factors impacting on South African herbicide sprayers’ personal protective equipment compliance and high risk work practices. Environmental Research 142: 34-45.
- Rother H-A (2015). Addressing Pesticide Risk Management and Risk Reduction through Distance Learning Education. Outlooks on Pest Management 26(2):66-71.
- Bennin F, Rother H-A (2015). “But it's just paracetamol”: Caregivers’ ability to administer over-the-counter painkillers to children with the information provided. Patient Education and Counseling 98:331-337.
- Olaniyan TA, Dalvie MA, Jeebhay MF. Ambient air pollution and childhood asthma: A Review of South African epidemiological studies. Current Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 28(2);122-126, 2015.
- Dalvie MA, Sosan B, Cairncross E, London L. Environmental monitoring of pesticide residues from farms at a neighbouring primary and pre-school in the Western Cape in South Africa. Science of the Total Environment 2014; 466-467C:1078-1084.
- Harker-Burnhams N, Musekiwa A, Parry C, London L. Do workplace substance abuse prevention programmes include a focus on substance-related HIV risk behaviors: A systematic review. African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies 2013; 12(1): 1-22.
- Ndlovu V, Dalvie MA, Jeebhay MF. Asthma associated with pesticide exposure among women in rural Western Cape of South Africa. Am J Ind Med, 57:1331–1343, 2014.
- Myers J, London L, Lucchini RG. Neurotoxicology and development: Human, environmental and social impacts. Editorial. Neurotoxicology. 2014 Dec;45:217-9.
- Dalvie MA, Sosan MB, Africa A, Cairncross E, London L.2014. Environmental monitoring of pesticide Residues from farms at a neighbouring primary and pre-school in the Western Cape in South Africa. Science of the Total Environment 466–467: 1078–1084.
- Dalvie MA, Rother HA, London L. 2014. Chemical Hazard Communication Comprehensibility in South Africa: Safety Implications for the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. Safety Science 61: 51–58.
- Rother, H-A. (2014). Communicating pesticide neurotoxicity research findings and risks to decision-makers and the public. NeuroToxicology 45: 327- 337.
- Health: deliberations of an international workgroup addressing Lekei EE, Ngowi AV, London L. Farmers' knowledge, practices and injuries associated with pesticide exposure in rural farming villages in Tanzania. BMC Public Health 2014; 14:389.
- Lekei E, Ngowi AV, London L. Hospital-based surveillance for acute pesticide poisoning caused by neurotoxic and other pesticides in Tanzania. Neurotoxicology 2014; 45: 318–326.
- Lekei EE, Ngowi AV, London L. Pesticide retailers' knowledge and handling practices in selected towns of Tanzania. Environ Health 2014; 13: 79.
- Dalvie MA. Reproductive health effects of contemporary pesticides used in South Africa. 2014. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment 18(12).
- Dalvie MA, Africa A, Naidoo S. 2014. Relationship between wood usage and urinary Cr, Cu and As in informal areas of Cape Town. S Afr Med J 2014;104(1):61-64.
- M.A. Dalvie. 2013. DDT: Health Effects, Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Elsevier.
- Klaschka Ursula, Rother Hanna-Andrea. 'Read this and be safe!' comparison of regulatory processes for communicating risks of personal care products to European and South African consumers. Environmental Sciences Europe 2013, 25:30.
- Rother H.-A. Challenges in Pesticide Risk Communication, Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Elsevier, 2013. 01-Nov-13.
- London L, Rother H-A. (2013) Poisoning and Pesticides. South African Medical Journal, 103(9): 595-596.
- English RG, Perry M, Lee MM, Hoffman E, Delport S, Dalvie MA. 2012. Farm residence and reproductive health among boys in rural South Africa. Environ Int. 47C:73-79.
- London L, Beseler C, BouchardMF, Bellinger DC,Colosio C, Grandjean P, Harari R, Kootbodien T, Kromhout H, Little F, Meijster T, Moretto A, Rohlman DS,Stallones L. Neurobehavioural and neurodevelopmental effects of pesticide exposures. Neurotoxicology 2012; 33: 887–896.
- Roomaney R, Ehrlich R, Rother H-A. (2012). The acceptability of rat trap use over pesticides for rodent control in two poor urban communities in south Africa. Environmental Health 11 (1) 32.
- Ehrlich R, Rother HA. The acceptability of rat trap uses over pesticides for rodent control in two poor urban communities in South Africa. BMC Environ Health 2012. 11:32.
- Rother H-A. (2012). Improving Poisoning Diagnosis and Surveillance of Street Pesticides. South African Medical Journal, 102(6): 485-488.
- Dalvie MA, Naik I, Channa K, London L. 2011. Urinary dialkyl phosphate levels before and after first season chlorpyrifos spraying amongst farm workers in the Western Cape, South Africa. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B- Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes.46 (2), 163-172.
- Haylamicheal ID, Dalvie MA, YirsawBD, Zegeye HA. 2011. Assessing the management of healthcare waste in Hawassa city, Ethiopia. Waste Management & Research. 29(8):854-62doi:10.1177/0734242X10379496.
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