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Participants

Mahmoud M. Amr, Kasr El-Aini Faculty of Medicine, University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

Maria Elena Arroyave, c/o Yves Bergevin, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, PQ, Canada H3A 1A2

Thanawadee Boonlue, Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Phyathai Road, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Borys Brezden, Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1S 5B6

Jacques Brodeur, Drtement de biologic, Laval University, Ste Foy, PQ, Canada GlK 7P4

Carmen Castaneda, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines at Manila, 547 Petro Gil, Ermita, PO Box 593, 1000 Manila, Philippines

Robert Chase, Department of Medical Education, McMaster University, 148 Wright Avenue, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5

Donald Cole, McMaster University, 148 Wright Avenue, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5

Guido Condarco (Aguilar), Instituto Nacional de Salud Ocupacional, Ministerio de Prevision Social y Salud Publica, Casilla 1832, La Paz, Bolivia

F. Diaz-Barriga, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Av. V. Carranza 2405, AP 142, 78210 San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Lawrence S. Dollimore, CHSEL/23, Shell Centre, London, SKI 7NA, United Kingdom

John Duncan, Goldthorn Cottage, Maiden Street, Weston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7AA, United Kingdom

William Durham, 6200 Bent Pine Place, Raleigh, NC 27615, USA

Ravindra Fernando, National Poisons Information Centre, General Hospital, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka

Gilles Forget, Health Sciences Division, International Development Research Centre, PO Box 8500, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1G 3H9

Diane Gagnon, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada KIN 6N5

Paul Hagerman, Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1

Fengsheng He, Institute of Occupational Medicine, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, 29 Nan Wei Road, Beijing 100050, People’s Republic of China

Jerry Jeyaratnam, Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University Hospital of Singapore, Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 0511

Md. Jusoh Mamat, Pests and Beneficial Organisms Research Unit, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, PO Box 12301, 50774 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sam Kacew, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada KIN 6N5

Violet Kimani, Department of Community Health, University of Nairobi, PO Box 19676, Nairobi, Kenya

John D.H. Lambert, Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1S 5B6

Legesse Wolde-Yohannes, Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Jyrki Liesivuori, Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Neulaniementie 4, PO Box 93, SF-70701 Kuopio, Finland

Michael Loevinsohn, BP 259, Butare, Rwanda

Ken MacKay, Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Sciences Division, International Development Research Centre, PO Box 8500, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1G 3H9

Marco Maroni, International Centre for Pesticide Safety, Via Magenta 25, 20020 Busto Garolfo, Italy

Fcitomngang Mbiapo, Facultes Sciences, Universite YaoundBP 812, YaoundCameroon

Michel Mercier, International Program on Chemical Safety, World Health Organization, 20 avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

D.N. Mifitimukiza, Ministry of Labour, PO Box 4637, Kampala, Uganda

Pierre Mineau, Toxic Substance Evaluation and Monitoring Division, Wildlife Toxicology and Surveys Branch, Environment Canada, 351 St-Joseph Blvd, Hull, PQ Canada K1A 0H3

O.N. Morris, Agriculture Canada, Research Station, 195 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2M9

Mutuku Mwanthi, Department of Community Health, University of Nairobi, PO Box 19676, Nairobi, Kenya

Manuel Nasif, Ministerio de Prevision Social y Salud Publica, Instituto Nacional de Salud Ocupacional, Casilla 1832, La Paz, Bolivia

Derek Neal, 1786 McMaster Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 6R8

A.V.F. Ngowi, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, PO Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania

Pablo Ocampo, c/o Sam Kacew, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada KIN 6N5

Grace Ohayo, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 20752, Nairobi, Kenya

Timo Partanen, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, SF-00250 Helsinki, Finland

Bernard Philog, University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland, Ottawa, ON, Canada KIN 6N5

Emma Rubin de Celis, Huayuna Instituto pare el Desarollo, Paseo de la Castellana 217, Lima 33, Peru

Ramzi Sansur, Birzeit University, PO Box 14, Birzeit, West Bank, via Israel

Deogratias Sekimpi, Medical Department, Bank of Uganda, PO Box 7120, Kampala, Uganda

W.F. Tordoir, c/o Shell Internationale Petroleum, PO Box 162, 2501 AN The Hague, The Netherlands

H. Versteeg, Pest Managemcnt Advisory Board, 171 Slater Street, Room 701, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 5H7

Arnold de Villiers, Health Sciences Division, International Development Research Centre, PO Box 8500, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1G 3H9

Frank White, Pan-American Health Organization, Caribbean Epidemiology Centre, PO Box 164, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Panduka Wijeyaratne, Health Sciences Division, International Development Research Centre, PO Box 8500, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1G 3H9

Xue Shou-Zheng, Box 206, School of Public Health, Shanghai Medical University, 138 Yi Xue Yuan Road, Shanghai 200032, People’s Republic of China

Abbreviations and acronyms

2,4-D

2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

alpha-T

alpha-terthienyl

AChE

acetylcholinesterase

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ASEAN

Association of South East Asian Nations

BHC

y-benzene hexachloride (lindane)

BPMC

fenobucarb, 2-sec-butyl-N-methyl carbamate

Br2A

dibromovinyl-dimethyl-cyclopropane carboxylic acid

Bti

Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis

CDA

control droplet applicator

CEOHS

Center for Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

ChE

cholinesterase

CIBC

Commonwealth Institute for Biological Control

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CTPB

community-targeted, problem-based

DDBSA

dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid

DDE

1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis (4-dichlorophenyl) ethylene

DDT

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

DDVP

2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate

DEET

diethyl toluamide

DNOC

dinitro-o-cresol

DOAE

Department of Agricultural Extension

EC

emulsifiable concentrate

ECG

electrocardiograph

ECHO

abdominal ultrasonograph

EEG

electroencephalograph

ELC

Environment Liaison Centre

EMG

electromyograph

EPA

US Environmental Protection Agency

EPN

o-ethyl o-4-nitrophenyl phenyl phosphonothionate

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FEV1.0

forced expiratory volume per second

FVC

forced vital capacity

GIFAP

Groupement international des associations rationales de fabricants de produits agrochimiques

GPT

glutamic pyruvic transaminase

GTZ

Agency for Technical Cooperation, Germany

HDPE

high-density polyethylene

HPLC

high-performance liquid chromatography

HYV

high-yielding variety

IARC

international agricultural research centre

ICOH

International Commission of Occupational Health

ICPS

International Centre for Pesticide Safety

IDRC

International Development Research Centre

ILO

International Labour Organization

INSO

Instituto Nacional de Salud Ocupacional

IOCU

International Organization of Consumers’ Unions

IPCS

International Programme on Chemical Safety

IPM

integrated pest management

IRRI

International Rice Research Institute

JMPR

joint meeting on pesticide residues

KAP

knowledge, attitudes, and practices

KEMRI

Kenya Medical Research Institute

KETRI

Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute

KSH

Kenyan shilling

LC50

lethal concentration to 50% of organisms tested

LD50

lethal dose to 50% of animals tested

LDH

lactic dehydrogenase

MACA

Malaysian Agricultural Chemicals Association

MARDI

Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute

MSMA

methylarsonic acid

MYR

Malaysian ringitt

NGO

Nongovernmental organization

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NMEO

Nepal Malaria Eradication Organization

NOAEL

“No adverse effect level”

NPIC

National Poison Information Centre

OCP

Onchocerciasis control program

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PAHO

Pan American Health Organization

Paraquat

1,1’-dimethyl-4,4’-bipyridylium dichloride

PET

polyethylene terephthalate

PHC

primary health care

PIC

prior informed consent

RV

residual volume

SIRIM

Standard and Industrial Research Institute

TCDC

technical cooperation among developing countries network

TCDD

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin

THB

Thai bhatt

TLC

total lung capacity

ULV

ultra low volume

UN

United Nations

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNFSSTD

United Nations Financing System for Science and Technology for Development

UPLB

University of the Philippines at Los Baos

URT

upper respiratory tract

USAID

US Agency for International Development

USD

United States dollar

WC

water-soluble concentrate

WHO

World Health Organization

WHOPES

WHO pesticides evaluation scheme

WP

wettable powder