Health and Disease

Health as a central indicator for human development | Research of the impacts of environmental and climate change on morbidity and mortality | Vulnerability analysis of environmental health risks

Selected Publications

  • Perez, S., Laperrière, V., Borderon, M., Padilla, C., Maignant, G. et al. (2016): Evolution of research in health geographics through the International Journal of Health Geographics (2002–2015). In: International Journal of Health Geographics, BioMed Central, 15 (3), <10.1186/s12942-016-0032-1><hal-01260193>
  • Ergler, R. C., Sakdapolrak, P., Bohle, H.-G., and Kearns, R. (2015): From Effective Cure to Affective Care: Access Barriers and Entitlements to Health Care Among Urban Poor in Chennai, India. In: Luginaah, I. und R. Bezner-Kerr (Eds.): Geographies of Development and Health. Farnham: Ashgate, 93-114.
  • Borderon, M., Oliveau, S., Ndonky, A. and Lalou, R. (2014): Mapping Malaria Risk in Dakar, Senegal. In: GI_Forum 2014. Geospatial Innovation for Society, Wichmann-Verlag, pp.192-196, 978-3-87907-545-4.<10.1553/giscience2014s192><halshs-01131900>
  • Sakdapolrak, P., Ergler, C. and Seyler, T. (2013): Burdens of direct and indirect costs of illness: Empirical findings from slum settlements in Chennai, South India. In: Progress in Development Studies, 13, 135-151.
  • Borderon, M. (2012): Why here and not there? Developing a spatial risk model for malaria in Dakar, Senegal. From Social Vulnerability to Resilience: Measuring Progress toward Disaster Risk Reduction, No. 17 (No. 17/2012), SOURCE UNU-EHS, 978-3-939923-98-5. <><hal-01140325>
  • Seyler, T. and Sakdapolrak, P. (2012): A Chikungunya outbreak in the metropolis of Chennai, India, 2006. In: Journal of Environmental Health, 1-2, 8-12.
  • Sakdapolrak, P., Seyler, T., and Sanjeevi Prasad, S. (2011): Measuring the local burden of diarrhoeal disease among slum dwellers in the megacity Chennai, South India. In: Krämer, A., Khan, M.H., and F. Kraas (Eds.): Health in megacities and urban areas. Heidelberg: Springer, 87-100.
  • Ergler, R. C., Sakdapolrak, P., Bohle, H.-G., and Kearns, R. (2011): Entitlements to health care: Why is there a preference for private facilities among poorer residents of Chennai, India? In: Social Science & Medicine, 72 (3), 327-337.