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  • Wright, C; Thambiran, Tirusha; Matooane, M; Engelbrecht, F; Bopape, Mary-Jane M; Olwach, J (Malnor Publications, 2011-07)
    In South Africa, the most commonly talked-about climate change-related human health risk is a changing pattern in the distribution and severity of malaria. However, there are three other important issues that also deserve ...
  • Matooane, M (2009-03)
    Climate change is anticipated to have serious adverse health effects, particularly in developing countries. Impacts will be exacerbated by poor or non-existent social, technological and financial adaptation and/or mitigation ...
  • Oosthuizen, R; Matooane, M; Wright, C; Phala, N (Malnor, 2012-08)
    The West Rand is part of the Gauteng Province and is surrounded by mining activities. There have been several media and scientific reports about acid mine drainage (AMD) in this area. However, AMD is not the only environmental ...
  • Matooane, M (Academy of Science for South Africa., 2010-03)
    South Africa is considered one of the major contributors to global Hg emissions into the atmosphere mainly due to coal-based power generation. Exposure to Hg occurs through the inhalation of Hg vapours, or ingestion of ...
  • Matooane, M; Oosthuizen, R (2009-11)
    This presentation highlights the toxic effects that over-exposure to mercury (Hg) might have on human health. This includes blindness, deafness, cerebral palsy, mental problems and abnormal reflexes and muscle tone. Hg ...
  • Garland, Rebecca M; Matooane, M; Engelbrecht, FM; Bopape, Mary-Jane M; Landman, WA; Naidoo, M; Van der Merwe, J; Wright, CY (MDPI, 2015-10)
    Regional climate modelling was used to produce high resolution climate projections for Africa, under a “business as usual scenario”, that were translated into potential health impacts utilizing a heat index that relates ...
  • 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 ...
  • Matooane, M; Naidoo, R; Batterman, S (2010-08)
    Exposure modelling in south Durban is constrained by a lack of population specific time-activity patterns data. We argue that the application of time-activity patterns from elsewhere in the world in exposure modelling in ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...