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  • Taviv, I; Zunckel, M; Mahema, T; John, J; Naidoo, M (2006-10)
    Need for informed decision making, history of fragmented and un-coordinated monitoring, framework for NAQIS-SAAQIS (output of NAQMPII) and metadata collection (output of NAQMPII).
  • Wright, CY; Oosthuizen, R; John, J; Garland, Rebecca M; Albers, P; Pauw, C (Sabinet Online, 2011-12)
    Human exposure to poor air quality is linked to adverse health effects. The largest burden of air pollution-related diseases is in developing countries where air pollution levels are also among the highest in the world. ...
  • John, J; Ijsselmuiden, C; Oosthuizen, R; Voyi, K; Webb, E (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005-09)
    This study aimed to characterize the exposure of 5-year old children attending preschool facilities in Pretoria to lead (as an example of an environmental pollutant) in air and surface soil, specifically in relation to ...
  • Oosthuizen, MA; John, J; Somerset, Vernon (CSIR, 2010-09-01)
    South Africa relies mainly on coal for its energy needs. In addition, the country is one of the main producers of gold. Both coal combustion and gold mining are sources of mercury pollution, contributing to South Africa ...
  • Leuta, T; John, J; Wright, C (Malnor, 2012-02)
    According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) survey, scientific evidence on the associations between housing and health has grown over recent years. In spite of this knowledge, housing and construction standards are still ...
  • Wright, C; John, J (2009-01)
    Air pollution in South Africa is a serious environmental health threat, particularly in urban and peri-urban metropolitan areas, but also in low income settlements where indoor air pollution from domestic fuel use is a ...
  • Oosthuizen, MA; John, J; Somerset, V (Health & Medical Publishing Group / Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010)
    The objective of this study is to establish whether a specific community in a gold mining area, with potentially associated small-scale gold mining activities, was exposed to mercury. The community was situated in Mpumalanga, ...
  • Strydom, WF; Oelofse, Suzanna HH; John, J; Afrika, ME; Mvuma, GG (Alive2green, 2012-02)
    This document aims to cover good practices in each of the stages of waste management, from the point of collection through transport, storage, and treatment to final disposal.
  • John, J; Oosthuizen, R; Webb, E; Voyi, K; Ijsselmuiden, C (Acad Science South Africa, 2004-03)
    The authors characterized the exposure of 5-year-old pre-school children, in two areas of Pretoria, to lead in air and surface soil. The study was conducted at 30 pre-schools in Soshanguve and 24 in Pretoria East during ...
  • Naidoo, M; Zunckel, M; John, J; Taviv, I (2006-10)
    Air quality data is currently collected, processed and archived by a number of independent institutes. No collaboration exists between these organisations and there is no provincial or national air quality data information ...
  • Afrika, M; Oelofse, Suzanna HH; Strydom, W; Mvuma, G; John, J (WasteCon 2010, 2010-10)
    The adoption of the internationally accepted waste management hierarchy (Sakai et al, 1996) into South African policy has changed the focus from “end of pipe” waste management towards waste minimisation (reuse, recycling ...
  • Matooane, M; Oosthuizen, R; John, J (Medpharm Publications (Medical and Pharmaceutical Publications), 2011)
    The study determined the prevalence of self-reported hypertension and evaluated the relationship between self-reported hypertension and associated risk factors among adults who participated in the 2006 vulnerability to air ...
  • John, J; Garland, Rebecca M; Landman, WA (SASAS, 2015-09)
    The purpose of the work is to understand the potential need and use of extreme temperature forecasting products in the environmental health sector in South Africa by using an online questionnaire. Seven of 19 respondents ...
  • John, J; Binedell, M; Matooane, M; Oosthuizen, R (2006-02-28)
    South Africa hosts a number of different communities, both in terms of wealth and access to environmental and social services. Poor communities located in close proximity to industrial developments are of particular concern ...
  • John, J; Das, Sonali (Taylor & Francis, 2012-03)
    In this study, the relationship between certain household traits and specific environmental health outcome variables was explored in a low-income community from a peri-urban settlement in eMbalenhle, South Africa, with the ...
  • Matooane, M; John, J; Oosthuizen, R (CSIR, 2010-08-30)
    This presentation does a vulnerability assessment regarding air pollution. It investigates the topic by providing a scope of the issue, discussing the approach that was used, assessing vulnerability and communicating ...
  • John, J; Matooane, M; Oosthuizen, R; Wright, C (2008-11)
    The Environmental Health Research Group has, amongst other interests, a specific focus on understanding and addressing vulnerability of communities to environmental pollution. No appropriate tools to determine vulnerability ...
  • Afrika, M; Oelofse, Suzanna HH; Strydom, W; Mvuma, G; John, J (WasterCon 2010, 2010-10)
    One of the major challenges facing municipalities in South Africa is ensuring that all households within their areas of jurisdiction are provided with a basic level of waste service (DEAT, 2007). Huge waste service backlogs ...