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Epidemiology of Electrocution Death identified by Flood-related Surveillance during the Worst Flood Disaster in Thailand, 2011

Background: Flood crisis had ravaged Thailand during August-December 2011, affected over 5.1 million populations. Of 919 deaths reported, 128 died from electrocution which was unprecedented before the disaster. This study describes causes of electrocution deaths and risk groups and prevention measures.

Year: 
2011
Author (s): 
Sukhum Piriyapornpipat , Siriarayaporn P. , Kanjanasombat H. , Mawiriya P. , Iamsirithaworn S.

 

Presenter (s): 
Sukhum Piriyapornpipat
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Conference: 
EIS International Night 2012

An effect of H1N1 pandemic monovalent vaccines on the influenza outbreak in a prison - Thailand, 2010

Background: On August 29th, 2010, an outbreak of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in a prison was detected. About one half of female prisoners and one third of male prisoners received influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccine a few weeks before the outbreak started. An investigation was conducted to evaluate an effectiveness of the monovalent vaccine.

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

Hirunwut Praekunatham, Karnjanapiboonwong A., Wanna W., Panitchakit J., Rungsawasd N., Iamsirithaworn S.

Presenter (s): 
Praekunatham
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A Salmonella Food Poisoning Outbreak in Army Reserve Force Student Camp in Northern Thailand, October 2009

Background: On 16 October 2009, Bureau of Epidemiology (BOE) was notified that 50 Army Reserve Force Students (ARFS) in a two-week training camp in northern Thailand went to a hospital with diarrhea in past 2 days. Outbreak investigation was initiated to verify diagnosis, identify risk factors, and recommend control measures.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Wathee Sitthi (1), S. Santayakorn (1), V. Wongphruksasoong (1), P. Poonaklom (1), T. Piraban (2), S.Kumpeera (3), D. Piyaworakul (3), A. Sermsuk (4), P. Nisawatthananan (4), N. Khadthasrima (5), P. Thammawijaya (1) 1. Field Epidemiology Training Program,

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Wathee Sitthi

Fatality of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Infection among Pregnant Women in Early Influenza Pandemic -Thailand, 2009

Background: Pregnancy has been a known risk factor for severe/fatal outcome of influenza infections. However, data on effect of influenza infection in pregnancy were limited in Thailand. This study describes characteristics and case fatality ratio (CFR) of influenza A (H1N1) 2009 cases in pregnant women during the early pandemic.

Year: 
2009
Author (s): 

Auttakiat Karnjanapiboonwong, N.Henpraserttae, S. Iamsirithaworn, D.Areechokchai, K.Ungchusak, P.Akarasewi(1.Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand 2 Bureau

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Auttakiat Karnjanapiboonwong
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