Foodborne Illness:Campylobacter Infection

This presentation focuses on the campylobacter bacteria; the second most reported cause of foodborne illness in the United States. It can be spread from person to person which can be a problem especially for food handlers. Campylobacter infections cause various health issues which have been discussed in the presentation, some of which may require medical intervention. The presentation describes who is at risk and what they can do to prevent the infection.

This presentation is directed to the general public since everyone is vulnerable to the campylobacter bacterial infection. Emphasis is directed more towards food handlers such as restaurant workers, school or cafeteria workers and generally everyone who prepares food for themselves or for their families. The presentation covers prevention measures which involve farm owners, government agencies and the general public.

Please click here to view the presentation. I hope the information is helpful. Please ask questions, or leave a comment(s) below. Thank-you.

 Ann Mugo,

PUBH-8165-2 Environmental Health,

Walden University

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

This presentation focuses on the public health issue of childhood obesity. It explores the incidence, prevalence, and significance as well as primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.

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Carol Milliron, PhD Student

PUBH 8165-2

Environmental Health

Walden University

Fluoridation of water: A risky preventive measure

Water fluoridation is an effective means for prevention of tooth decay. However, there are adverse effects of water fluoridation such as fluorosis of teeth and skeleton. The populations most affected by these adverse effects are infants, and young children with diabetes insipidis. That is why this commentary is directed toward health care providers of young children.

I hope that this information is helpful. If you have any questions or care to comment, please do so below. Thank you,

Jayne larkin, Ph.D. student
Walden University
PUBH 8165-02
Instructor: Dr. Raymond Thron

Winter,2009

Onchocerciasis

This posting is regarding onchocerciasis, also known as African River Blindness. This presentation will give an overview of the disease including symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention programs. This presentation is directed towards the African Medical Board as well as leaders from African villages.

Please click here to view the presentation and feel free to leave questions or comments.

Thank you,

Amanda Groeschel
Pubh 8165-3, Environmental Health
Walden University