Tag Archives: SAFETY

Human and Animal Health Considerations

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
September 27, 2011

Whether people own dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rabbits or fish, they need to be aware that domestic animals can have an effect on their health by transmitting certain diseases. Animal diseases, that are zoonotic diseases, are those naturally transmitted from vertebrate animals to humans. Multiple zoonotic diseases can potentially affect human health and are caused […]

Road Safety is a Public Health Issue

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
August 3, 2011

Motor vehicle accidents, (MVA) occur daily across the globe. These accidents can result in trauma to those involved and can result in possible injury and death. According to the World Health Organization, (WHO), (1) it is estimated that approximately 3500 people die every day as a result of road accidents and tens of millions injured. […]