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Venda Health Examination of Mothers, Babies, and Their Environment

Principal Investigator:
Eskenazi, Brenda
Institution:
University of California Berkeley
Location:
South Africa
Number of Participants:
Goal of 750 mother-infant pairs
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years)
Exposures:
Pyrethroids, Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane/Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDT/DDE)
Health Outcomes:
Neurodevelopmental outcomes, Fetal growth, Birthweight, Gestational age
Brief Description:
This is a birth cohort study designed to examine the association between insecticides for malaria control and birth outcomes in Limpopo, South Africa. The study began in 2012 and plans to enroll 750 pregnant women.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

IRS insecticides for malaria control and child neurodevelopment in South Africa

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Eskenazi, Brenda
Institution:
University of California Berkeley
Most Recent Award Year:
2011
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