Chronic Arsenic Poisoning
references by country
Modified April 5th 2010
This list is less complete than the list by year
alphabetical by lead author in each country group

Argentine  Austria  BangladesCambodia  Chile  China  Finland Germany Greece India 
Inner_Mongolia Jamaica Japan Mexico  Nepal Pakistan 
S_Africa Spain Sweden Taiwan  Thailand Turkey USA Vietnam W_Africa
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ARGENTINA

Alejo Pe´rez-Carrera and Alicia Ferna´ndez-Cirelli
Arsenic concentration in water and bovine milk in Cordoba,Argentina. Preliminary results

Astolfi, E., S.C. Besuschio, J.C. Garcis-Fernandez, et al. 1982. 
Hidroarsenicismo Cronico Regional Endemico.
 

Buenos Aires: Cooperative General Belgrano.3.

Astolfi, E.A.N., MacCagno, A., Garcia Fernandez, J.C. et al., (1981) .
Relation between arsenic in drinking water and skin cancer:
Biolog. trace Element Res., 3:133-143.

Bates MN, Rey OA, Biggs ML, et al. (2004) Case-control study of bladder cancer and
exposure to arsenic in Argentina. Am.J.Epidemio1. 2004; 159: 381-9.

Gabriela Bejarano and Erika Nordberg
Mobilization of Arsenic in the Rio Dulce Alluvial Cone, Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina.
Minor Field Studies Program of Sida   M.Sc. Thesis: TRITA-LWR Master Thesis 03-06

Supervisors: Prosun Bhattacharya, LWR, KTH and Lic.
Raul Martin, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Tecnologias, Universidada Nacional de Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
(2003)

Prosun Bhattacharyaa, , , Mattias Claessona, Jochen Bundschuhb, c, Ondra Sracekd, Jens Fagerberga, Gunnar Jacksa, Raul A. Martinc, Angel del R. Stornioloc and Juan M. Distribution and mobility of arsenic in the R¨ªo Dulce alluvial aquifers in Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina (2006).  Thirc. Science of The Total Environment, 358(1-3), 97-120.

Besuschio, S.C., A.C Perez Desanzo and M. Croci. 1980.  
 Epidemiological associations between arsenic and cancer in Argentina.

Biol Trace Elem Res, 2:41-55.


Bundschuh, J., B. Farias, R. Martin, A. Storniolo, P. Bhattacharya, J.  Cortes, G. Bonorino and R. Albouy. 
Groundwater arsenic in the Chaco-Pampean Plain, Argentina: case 
study from Robles county, Santiago del Estero Province Applied  Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004, 231-243.

Mattias Claesson and Jens Fagerberg.
Arsenic in Groundwater of Santiago del Estero, Argentina ; 
Source, mobilization controls and remediation with natural materials.
Minor Field Studies Program of Sida
M.Sc. Thesis: TRITA-LWR Master Thesis 03-05

Supervisors: Prosun Bhattacharya, LWR, KTH and Lic.
Raul Martin, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Tecnologias, Universidada Nacional de Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
(2003)

Gabriela Concha, Barbro Nermell, Marie Vahter
Spatial and Temporal Variations in Arsenic Exposure via Drinking-water in Northern Argentina
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. Vol. 24 No. 3 Sep 2006, P. 317 - 326


Hopenhavyn-Rich C, et al  
Lung and kidney cancer mortality associated with arsenic in drinking water in Cordoba, Argentina.
Int J Epidemiol 1998 Aug;27(4):561-9

Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Smith AH, Fuchs A, Bergoglio R, TelloE, Nicolli H.  
Bladder cancer mortality associated with arsenic in drinking water and in Cordoba, Argentina.
  
Epidemiology, 7:117-124,1996.

Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, Kalman DA, Moore LE, Smith AH.:  
Arsenic methylation patterns before and after change from high to lower arsenicconcentrations in drinking water.

Environmental Health Perspectives,104:1200-1207, 1996

Hopenhayn-Rich, C., M.L. Biggs, A.H. Smith, D,A. Kalman, and L.E.Moore .1996.
Methylation Study in a Population Environmentally Exposed to High Arsenic Drinking Water
.
Environ Health Perspect, 104(6): 620-8.

Steinmaus C, Moore L, Hopenhayn-Rich C, Biggs ML, and Smith AH.   
Arsenic in Drinking Water and Bladder Cancer
.
   
Cancer Invest 2000 Feb;18(2):174-182. 

AUSTRIA

Ahmed, Mushtaq,
Environmental impact of arsenic in Austria and Bangladesh: its distribution and fractionation inrelation to soil properties.

Ph.D. Thesis. Institute of Soil Research, University of Agriculture, Vienna, Austria, p. 1-190: June (1999).

AUSTRALIA      top

Appleyard et al
 
Acidification of water ..  in Perth  
Australian Journal of Soil Research
2004  42:579-585

Boonchai W, Green A, Ng J, Dicker A, Chenevix-Trench G.J 
  Basalcell carcinoma in chronic arsenicism occurring in Queensland, Australia, after ingestion of an asthma medication. 
Cancer and Epidemiology Unit, Queensland Institute of MedicalResearch,Queensland, Australia. AmAcad Dermatol 2000 Oct; 43(4): 664-9. 

J.V.S. Smith, J. Jankowskia, J. Sammutb  
Factors controlling the concentration and speciation of arsenic in the Stuarts Point groundwater system, northern New South Wales, Australia.
The University of New South Wales, Sydney,Australia, (2003) 
BANGLADESH     top

Two major review journal issues  from International Center for Diarhaeal Disease Research

http://www.icddrb.org/images/jhpn242_editorial.pdf
http://www.icddrb.org/pub/publication.jsp?pubID=7414&classificationID=30

Abul Hasnat Milton, Wayne Smith,  Bayzidur Rahman,  Ziaul Hasan,  Umme Kulsum, Keith Dear, M. Rakibuddin, and Azahar Ali
.
Chronic Arsenic Exposure and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Bangladesh

ABUL HASNAT MILTON,ZIAUL HASAN,S.M.SHAHIDULLAH,SINTHIA SHARMIN,M.D.JAKARIYA,MAHFUZAR RAHMAN,KEITHDEAR and WAYNE SMITH
 Association between nutritional status and arsenicosis due to chronic arsenic exposure in Bangladesh

Abul Hasnat Milton, Wayne Smith, Habibur Rahman, Rupendra Shrestha and Keith Dear
Water consumption patterns in rural Bangladesh: are we underestimating total arsenic load?
J Water Health 04(2006) 431-436

Arsenic Crisis in Bangladesh

Scientific American August 2004 p 70-75.

Acharyya, S. K., P. Chakraborty, et al.   
Arsenic poisoning in the Ganges delta [brief communication].
   
Nature 401:545

GCD Adamson, DA Polya,
Critical pathway analysis to determine key uncertainties in net impacts on disease burden in Bangladesh of arsenic mitigation involving the substitution of arsenic bearing for groundwater
drinking water supplies,
2007 J Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1909-1917.

J Ahmad, B Goldar, and S Misra,
Rural communities' preferences for arsenic mitigation options in Bangladesh. 
J Water Health, December 1, 2006; 4(4): 463-77.

MF Ahmed, G.Howard, D. Deere S.G Mahmud, and SKJ Shamsuddin.  
Quantitative Health Risk Assessment for Arsenic and Microbiololical Contamination in Drinking Water. 
Arsenic Policy Support Unit (APSU) (defunct) (only a scanned pdf file available.   We would welcome an electronuic copy)

Ahmed, M.F., Ahuja, S., Alauddin, M., Hug, S.J., Lloyd, J.R., Pfaff, A., Pichler, T., Saltikov, C., Stute, M., van Geen, A. 2006.
Ensuring Safe Drinking Water in Bangladesh.
Science. Vol. 314. December 15, 2006.

S. Ahamed, Mrinal Sengupta, S. Mukherjee, S. Pati, A. Mukherjee, M. Rahman, M. Hossain, B. Das, B. Nayak, A. Pal, A. Zafar, S. Kabir, S. Banu,S. Morshed, T. Islam, M. Rahman, Quazi Q. & D. Chakraboti.
An eight-year study report on Arsenic contamination in groundwater and health effects in Eruani village, Bangladesh and an approach for its mitigation
School of Environmental studies, Jadavapur University, Dept of Neurology, Medicasl college, Kolkatta, Dept. of Obtretics and Gynecology, IPGME, SSKM Hospital, Kolkata & DCH, Wireless Railgate, Dhaka 1217, Bangladesh. Released, June 2006

Ahmad, B Goldar, and S Misra.
 
Value of arsenic-free drinking water to rural households in Bangladesh. 
J Environ Manage, January 1, 2005; 74(2): 173-85.

Ahmad, J.K. et al, 2002.   
Willingness to pay for arsenic-free, safe drinking water in rural Bangladesh : methodology and results.
 
Field note / Water and Sanitation Program. New Delhi, India : Water and Sanitation Program - South Asia.

SA Ahmad, MHS Sayed, MH Khan, MN Karim, MA Haque, MSA Bhuiyan, MS Rahman, MH Faruquee,
Sociocultural aspects of arsenicosis in Bangladesh: Community perspective,
2007,  J Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1945-1958.

Ahmed, K.M., Prosun Bhattacharya, M.   Aziz Hasan, S. Humayun Akhter, S. M. Mahbub Alam, M. A.   Hossain Bhuyian, M. Badrul Imam, Aftab A. Khan and Ondra Sracek
Arsenic enrichment in groundwater of the alluvial aquifers in 
Bangladesh: an overview.   
Applied Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004, 181-200. 

Ahmed, K.M R. Nickson, W.G. Burgess, J' M MacArthur, M B Imam, M. Alam, P Ravenscroft and M. Rahman. 1998. 
 On the Release Mechanisms of Arsenic in Groundwater in Bangladesh with International Conference on Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater: Causes, Effects and Remedies.  
 
Dhaka, 8-12 February. Dhaka Community Hospital and School of Environmental Studies. Jadavpur University Calcutta.

Ahmed, K. M. and M. Hoque, M. K. Hasan, P. Ravencroft, L.R. Choudry. 1998.   
Occurrences and origin of water well methane gas in Bangladesh. 
Geo. Soc., India, 51, 697-708, 1998

Ahmed, K.M., Prosun Bhattacharya, M.   Aziz Hasan, S. Humayun Akhter, S. M. Mahbub Alam, M. A.   Hossain Bhuyian, M. Badrul Imam, Aftab A. Khan and Ondra Sracek
Arsenic enrichment in groundwater of the alluvial aquifers in 
Bangladesh: an overview.   
Applied Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004, 181-200. 

Ahmed, K.M., Prosun Bhattacharya, M.   Aziz Hasan, S. Humayun Akhter, S. M. Mahbub Alam, M. A.   Hossain Bhuyian, M. Badrul Imam, Aftab A. Khan and Ondra Sracek
Arsenic enrichment in groundwater of the alluvial aquifers in 
Bangladesh: an overview.   
Applied Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004, 181-200. 
 
Ahmed, Mushtaq,   
Environmental impact of arsenicin Austria and Bangladesh: its distribution and fractionation in relation to soil properties.
Ph.D. Thesis. Institute of Soil Research, University of Agriculture, Vienna, Austria, p. 1-190: June (1999).

Ahmed, Mushtaq; Anthon. Brandstetter; Walter.W. Wenzel and Winfried.E.H. Blum   
The arsenic calamity in Bangladesh.

Proceeding of 4th International Conferemce on Heavy Elements, Berkeley, CA 1997

Akai, J.,  Kaoru Izumi, Haruo Fukuhara, Harue Masuda, Satoshi Nakano,  Takahisa Yoshimura, Hiroaki Ohfuji, Hossain Md Anawar and Kurumi Akai.
Mineralogical and geomicrobiological investigations on
groundwater arsenic enrichment in Bangladesh.  Applied  Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004, 215-230. 

Alam et al.,
 “Arsenic and heavy metal contamination of vegetables grown in Samta village, Bangladesh”,
The Science of Total environment, 2003. 308, pp. 83-96.

M Argos F Parvez, Y Chen, AZMF Hussain, H Momotaj, GR Howe, JH Graziano, H Ahsan,
Socioeconomic Status and Risk for Arsenic-Related Skin Lesions in Bangladesh 
American Journal of Public Health, March 29th. 2007.

M. Atauddin, M. Nazibur Rahman:. A.K.M. Munir, Colam Mahiyudinn and B Belal Hossin.
TEMPORAL VARIATION OF INORGANIC ARSENIC IN GROUNDWATER OF TWO CONTAMINATED TUBEWELLS. Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 0l{01), l3-3E. 2000

P Atkins, M Hassan, C Dunn,
Poisons, pragmatic governance and deliberative democracy: The arsenic crisis in Bangladesh,

2007,  Geoforum, 38(1), 155-170.

 Sonia N. Aziz, Kevin J. Boyle, Mahfuzar Rahman
Knowledge of Arsenic in Drinking-water: Risks and Avoidance in Matlab, Bangladesh
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. Vol. 24 No. 3 Sep 2006, P. 327 - 335

Bae M, Watanabe C, Inaoka T, Sekiyama M, Sudo N, Bokul MH, Ohtsuka R.    

Arsenic in cooked rice in Bangladesh
.
 Lancet 2002 Dec 7;360(9348):1839-40

Abdullah H Baqui, Robert E Black, Shams El Arifeen, Mohammad Yunus, Joysnamoy Chakraborty, Saifuddin Ahmed and J Patrick Vaughan.
Effect of zinc supplementation started during diarrhoea on morbidity and mortality in Bangladeshi children: community randomised trial
.
 BMJ; 325:1059(2002)

Bhattacharya, P., A. H. Welch, K. M. Ahmed, G. Jacks and R. Naidu  (Eds.)
Arsenic in Groundwater of Sedimentary Aquifers.
 
Applied Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004.The table of contents, with links to abstracts and full text,

Bridge T.E., Husain, Meer T.,  
 
Groundwater arsenic poisoning and a solution to the arsenic disaster in Bangladesh.

Bruce K. Caldwell, Wayne T. Smith, Kamalini Lokuge, Geetha Ranmuthugala, Keith Dear, Abul H. Milton, Malcolm R. Sim, Jack C. Ng, S.N. Mitra
Access to Drinking-water and Arsenicosis in Bangladesh
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. Vol. 24 No. 3 Sep 2006, P. 336 - 345

Chakraborti, D., MK Sengupta, MM Rahman, S Ahamed, UK Chowdhury, MA Hossain, SC Mukherjee, S Pati, KC Saha, RN Dutta, and Q Quamruzzaman. 
Groundwater arsenic contamination and its health effects in the Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain.
 
J Environ Monit, June 1, 2004; 6(6): 74N-83N.  [No abstract available]

Chakraborti D,  Hussam A. and Alauddin M. (2003)    
Special Issue On Arsenic:   Environemnt and Health Effects with Special reference to Groundwater in South Asia (Forward )    Environmental Science and Health (Mercel Dekker, USA)  38(1) ( 2003 )

Chen, Yu, MPH and Habibul Ahsan, MD, MMedSc
 
Cancer Burden From Arsenic in Drinking Water in Bangladesh 
American Journal of Public Health 94(5)  741-744
. May 2004 Separation Science and Technology, 2004, vol 39, No.3, pp.603-627 , http://www.arsenic.fr.fm

Y Chen, ME Hakim, F Parvez, T Islam, AM Rahman, and H Ahsan
Arsenic exposure from drinking-water and carotid artery intimamedial thickness in healthy young adults in Bangladesh.
J Health Popul Nutr, June 1, 2006; 24(2): 253-7

Cheng Z., Van Geen, A, Chuangyong, J., Meng, X., Siddique A., Ahmed K.M. and Ahmed K.M.  Performance of a household-Level Arsenic removal

 System during 4 months Deployment in Bangladesh  Environ. Sci. Tech. 38:3442-3448 (2004)

N Cherry, K Shaikh, C McDonald, Z Chowdhury,
Stillbirth in rural Bangladesh: arsenic exposure and other etiological factors: a report from Gonoshasthaya Kendra, 2008,
Bull World Health Org, 86(3) 172-177. http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/3/07-043083-ab/en/index.html

Chowdhury, U.K., B. K. Biswas, G. Samanta, B. K. Mandal, T. Roy Chowdhury, R. K. Dhar, G. K. Basu, C. R. Chanda, K. C. Saha, S. Roy, S.

Kabir and D. Chakraborti.   
Groundwater arsenic calamity in West Bengal-India and Bangladesh   
in Book: Bioavailability and its potential role in risk assessment, Publisher:John Wiley,  (in press).

U. K. Chowdhury, B. K. Biswas, T. Roy Chowdhury, B. K. Mandal, G.Samanta, G. K. Basu, C.R. Chanda, D. Lodh, K. C. Saha, D. Chakraborti S.C. Mukherjee, S. Roy, S. Kabir, Quamruzzaman.  
 Arsenic groundwater contamination and sufferings of people in West Bengal-India and Bangladesh.
Book: Trace Elements in Man and Animal, Publisher: Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, (in press).

U.K. Chowdhury, B. K. Biswas, R. K. Dhar, G. Samanta, B.K. Mandal,T.Roy Chowdhury, Kabir, S. Roy and D. Chakraborti,  Groundwaterarsenic contaminationand sufferings of people in Bangladesh.    Book:Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects, Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd.,(in press).

U.K. Chowdhury, B. K. Biswas, T. Roy Chowdhury, G. Samanta, B. K.Mandal, G. K. Basu, C.R. Chanda, D. Lodh, K. C. Saha, S. C. Mukherjee,S. Roy, S. Kabir,Q. Quamruzzaman and D. Chakraborti.   More than 100 million people are at risk from groundwater arsenic contaminationin Bangladesh and West Bengal-India.   Environmental Health Perspectives,  (in press).

Chowdhury et al., “Groundwater Arsenic Contamination and Human Suffering in West Bengal - India and Bangladesh”, Environmental Sciences 8(5), 2001, pp. 393-415

Chowdhury, U., Biswas, B., Chowdhury, T., Samanta, G., Basu, G., Chanda, C., Lodh, K., Mukherjee, S., Roy, S., Kabir, S., Quamruzzaman, Q., Chakraborti, D.   
roundwater arsenic contamination in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India.   
Environmental Health Perspectives, 2000.  108, 393-397

Chowdhury, T. R., G. K. Basu, B. K. Mandal, B. K. Biswas, U.K.Chowdhury, C. R. Chanda, D. Lodh, S. L. Roy, K. C. Saha, S. Roy, S. Kabir, Q. Quamruzzaman and D. Chakraborti.   
Arsenic poisoning in the Ganges delta [brief communication].
(1999).   
Nature 401: 545-546.

Danida (Danish Agency for International Development). 2000.
Quarterly Progress Report for DPHEDanida Arsenic Mitigation Pilot Project.
March 2000, Noakhali, Bangladesh.

J.M. Dave. Arsenic contamination of drinking water in Bangladesh. 
Consultationon arsenic in drinking water and resulting arsenic toxicity in India and Bangladesh,
WHO, New Delhi, 1997.

Davies, J. (1995).   The hydrochemistry of alluvial aquifers in central Bangladesh.  
Chapman & Hall: 9-18. Supervised by British Geological Survey.

DCH and Jadvapur University  Report on 239 day field survey of April 2000

.R.K. Dhar, Y. Zheng , J. Rubenstone, and A. van Geen
A rapid colorimetric method for measuring arsenic concentrations in groundwater
,Analytica Chimica Acta 526 (2004) 203–209

Ratan K. Dhar, Bhajan Kr. Biswas, Gautam Samanta, Badal Kr. Mandal, D. Chakraborti, Shibtosh Roy, Abu Jafar, Ariful Islam, Gulshan Ara, Saiful Kabir, A. Wadud Khan, S. Akther Ahmed and S. Abdul Hadi 
Groundwater arsenic calamity in Bangladesh

Current Science, Vol. 73, No. 1, 48-59, 1997.

Duxbury et al.,
“Food chain aspects of arsenic contamination in Bangladesh: Effects on quality and productivity of rice”
,
Journal of Environmental Science and Health, 2003, vol. A38, No. 1, pp.61-69

C McDonald, R Hoque, N Huda, and N Cherry,
Prevalence of arsenic-related skin lesions in 53 widely-scattered villages of Bangladesh: an ecological survey.
J Health Popul Nutr, June 1, 2006; 24(2): 228-35.

Erickson, Britt E.   Field kits fail to provide accurate measure  of arsenic in groundwater.    Environmental Science & Technology, January 1, 2003, pp.35A-38A

French researchers may have solution to water-born arsenic

 MV Gamble, X Liu, H Ahsan, R Pilsner, V Ilievski, V Slavkovich, F Parvez, D Levy, P Factor-Litvak, and JH Graziano. 
Folate, homocysteine, and arsenic metabolism in arsenic-exposed individuals in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect, 2005; 113(12): 1683-8.

AG Gault, J Jana, S Chakraborty, P Mukherjee, M Sarkar, B Nath, DA Polya, and D Chatterjee.
 
Preservation strategies for inorganic arsenic species in high iron, low-Ehgroundwater from West Bengal, India.
Anal Bioanal Chem. 2004.

A van Geen, Y Zheng, S Goodbred, A Horneman, Z Aziz, Z Cheng, M Stute, B Mailloux,
B Weinman, MA Hoque, AA Seddique, MS Hossain, SH Chowdhury, KM Ahmed.
Flushing history as a hydrogeological control on the regional distribution of arsenic in shallow groundwater of the Bengal Basin, 2008,
Environ Sci Technol, 42(7), 2283-2288.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es702316k
A Van Geen, Z Cheng, AA Seddique, MA Hoque, A Gelman, JH Graziano, H Ahsan, F Parvez, and KM Ahmed.
Reliability of a commercial kit to test groundwater for arsenic in Bangladesh.
Environ Sci Technol, January 1, 2005; 39(1): 299-303.
Comment by Mukherjee et al. and response

A van Geen, T Protus, Z Cheng, A Horneman, AA Seddique, MA Hoque, and KM Ahmed
Testing groundwater for arsenic in Bangladesh before installing a well.
Environ Sci Technol, December 15, 2004; 38(24): 6783-9.

van Geen, A., Y. Zheng, M. Stute, and K. M. Ahmed,  
Comment on "Arsenic mobility and groundwater extraction in Bangladesh" (II), 
 
Science, 300, 584, 2003. (with reply by Harvey et al.  immediately following)

van Geen, Y. Zheng, R. Versteeg, M. Stute, A. Horneman, R. Dhar, M.   Steckler, A. Gelman,  C. Small, H. Ahsan, J. Graziano, I. Hussein, and K. M. Ahmed  
 Spatial variability of arsenic in 6000 tube wells in a 25 km2 area of Bangladesh 
Water Resources Research, 35(5), 1140, doi:10.1029/2002WR001617, 2003.

Van Geen, A., H. Ahsan, A. H. Horneman, R. K. Dhar, Y. Zheng, I. Hussain,    K. M. Ahmed, A. Gelman, M. Stute, H. J. Simpson, S. Wallace, C. Small, F.    Parvez, V. Slavkovich, N. J. LoIacono, M. Becker, Z. Cheng, H. Momotaj, M.    Shahnewaz, A. A. Seddique, and J. H. Graziano   
Promotion of well-switching to mitigate the current arsenic crisis in Bangladesh,
 
Buulletin of the World Health Organization, 80, 732-737, 2002.

A Gelman, M Trevisani, H Lu, and A van Geen. 
 Direct data manipulation for local decision analysis as applied to the problem
of arsenic in drinking water from tube wells in Bangladesh. Risk Analysis, December 1, 2004; 24(6): 1597-612.

Graziano, J.H, and A. Van Geen  (2005)
Reducing Arsenic Exposue from Drinking WaterL  Different Settings call for Different Approaches 
Environmental Health  Perspectives 113(6), A360-A361 (editorial)

 Hadi, A,and R Parveen.
 
Arsenicosis in Bangladesh: prevalence and socio-economic correlates. 
Public Health, 2004; 118(8): 559-64.

Hadi, Abdullahel .
Fighting arsenic at the grassroots: experience of BRAC's community awareness initiative in Bangladesh.
Health Policy and Planning; 18(1): 93-100, 2003.


DM Hafeman, H Ahsan, ED Louis, AB Siddique, V Slavkovich, Z Cheng, A van Geen, and JH Graziano

Association between arsenic exposure and a measure of subclinical sensory neuropathy in Bangladesh. 
J Occup Environ Med,2005; 47(8): 778-84.

Harder, B,     Arsenic Agriculture? Irrigation may worsen Bangladesh's woes.Science News, Nov 23, 2002 v162 i21 p325(2). Full text copyright 2002 Science Service, Inc.

Harvey, C. F., Swartz, C.H., Badruzzman, B., Keon, N.E., Yu. W., Ali, A., , Jay, J., Beckie, R., Niedan, V., Brabander, D, Oates, P., Ahsfaque, K., Islam, S., Hemond, H.F., Ahmed, F.,
 "Groundwater Arsenic Contamination on the Ganges Delta: Biogeochemistry, Hydrology, Human Perturbations, and Human Suffering on a Large Scale",
Comptes-Rendus: Geoscience
, 337(1-2) , 285-296, 2005.

Harvey, C.F., and R. Beckie,
 "Arsenic. Its Biogeochemistry and Transport in Groundwater,"
 in "Biogeochemical Cycles of the Elements", Vol. 43 of Met. Ions Biol. Syst. , A. Sigel, H. Sigel, and R. K. O. Sigel, eds., M. Dekker, New York, 2005..

Harvey, C. F.,
"Review of: Arsenic in Groundwater, Geochemistry and Occurrence,"
Ground Water
, March/April, 2004

Charles F. Harvey , Christopher H. Swartz, A. B. M. Badruzzaman, Nicole Keon-Blute, Winston Yu, M. Ashraf Ali, Jenny Jay, Roger Beckie, Volker Niedan, Daniel Brabander, Peter M. Oates, Khandaker N. Ashfaque, Shafiqul Islam, Harold F. Hemond, and M. Feroze Ahmed (2002),
Arsenic Mobility and Groundwater Extraction in Bangladesh 
Science; 298: 1602-1606. November 22

Harvey, C.F.,
"Possible Causes of High Arsenic Concentrations in the Well Water of Bangladesh
"
Environmental Sciences, 8(5), 491, 2001.

M. Manzurul Hassan,  Peter J. Atkins, and Christine E. Dunn
Social implications of arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh
Social Science & Medicine 61 (2005) 2201–2211

MM Hassan
Arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh: spatial mitigation planning with GIS and public participation
Health Policy, 2005; 74(3): 247-60.

Hasnat AH and Rahman M.   Environmental pollution and chronic arsenicosis in Bangladesh    J Occup Health 1999;41:000-000 (in press).

He Yi,  Yan Zheng , Mala Ramnaraine , and David C. Locke
Differential pulse cathodic stripping voltammetric speciation of trace level inorganic arsenic compounds in natural water samples
Analytica Chimica Acta 511 (2004) 55–61

Heikens, A.
Arsenic contamination of irrigation water, soil and crops in Bangladesh: risk implications for sustainable agriculture and food safety in Asia.
FAO-RAP Publication 2006/20

Genesis of High Arsenic Groundwater in the Bengal Delta Plains, West Bengal and Bangladesh.

Minor Field Studies Program of Sida
Dept. of Water and Environmental Studies, Linköping University, Sweden,
Supervisors: Prosun Bhattacharya, Div. of Land and Water Resources, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, KTH and Dr. D. Chatterjee, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, West Bengal).

Guy Howard, M. Feroze Ahmed, Abu Jafar Shamsuddin, Shamsul Gafur Mahmud, and Daniel Deere
Risk Assessment of Arsenic Mitigation Options in Bangladesh
J HEALTH POPUL NUTR 2006 Sep;24(3):346-355

MK Hossain, MM Khan, MA Alam, AK Chowdhury, M Delwar Hossain, M Feroze Ahmed, K Kobayashi, F Sakauchi, and M Mori.

Manifestation of arsenicosis patients and factors determining the duration of arsenic symptoms in Bangladesh.  
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol, 2005; 208(1):78-86.
M.M. Hira-Smith, Y.Yuan, X Savarimuthu, J.Liaw, A Hira, C Green, T.Hore, P.Chakraborty, OS von Ehrenstein, and AH Smith 
Arsenic concentraions and bacterial contamination in a pilot shallow dugwell program in West Bengal, India.
J Environ Sci Health (A)  Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng, January 1,2007; 42(1):89-95.

SK Hore, M Rahman, M Yunus, CS Das, S Yeasmin, SKA Ahmad, MHSU Sayed, AM Islam, M Vahter, LA Persson,
Detecting arsenic-related skin lesions: Experiences from a large community-based survey in Bangladesh,
2007,  Int J Environ Health Res, 17(2),

A. Hussam,M. Habibuddowla, M. Alauddin, Z. A. Hossain, A. K. M. Munir and A. H. Khan.
Chemical Fate of Arsenic and Other Metals in Groundwater of Bangladesh: Experimental Measurement and Chemical Equilibrium Model.
JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND HEALTH Part A—Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering Vol. A38, No. 1, pp. 71–86, 2003
A Hussam, AKM Munir,
A simple and effective arsenic filter based on composite iron matrix: Development and deployment studies for groundwater of Bangladesh,
2007,  J Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1869-1878

Nazmul Islam
Evaluation of Dug-well as a safe water alternative option
WATSAN partnership Project report 2004/1

Islam, F.S. AG. Gault,  C. Boothman, D.A. Polya, J.M. Charnock, D. Chatterjee & J. R. Lloyd.  Role of metal-reducing bacteria in arsenic release from Bengal delta sediments.  Nature 430, 68 - 71 (01 July 2004) 

Islam, Md. R., Lahermo, P., Salminen, R., Rojstaczer, S. and Peuraniemi, V., 2000.
Lake and reservoir water quality affected by metals leaching from the tropical soils, Bangladesh  
Environmental Geology, 39/10 (2000): 1083-1089

Islam, Md. R., Salminen, R. and Lahermo, P., 2000.   
Arsenic and other toxic elemental contamination of groundwater, surface water and soil in Bangladesh and their possible effects on human health,   

Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 22: 33 53.

Jakariya M. Chowdhury AMR, Hossain Z, and Rahman M.    Management of chronic arsenicosis.    Tropical Doctor 2003 (in press).

Jakariya M, Rahman M, Chowdhury AMR, Rahman M, Yunus M, Bhuiya A, Wahed MA, Bhattachariya P, Jack G, Vahter M, Persson LA.
Sustainable safe water option  in Bangladesh. Experiences in Bangladesh
In Bundschuh, J., Bhattacharya, P. & Chandrashekharam, D. (Eds.) Natural Arsenic in Groundwater, Occurrence, Remediation and Management. A.A. Balkema Publishers, Taylor and FrancisGroup, London, pp. 319-330 (2005)

Jakariya M, Chowdhury AMR, Hossain Z, Rahman M, Sarker Q, Khan RI, Rahman  M. 
Sustainable community-based safe water options to mitigate the Bangladesh arsenic  catastrophe—an experience from two upzilas.   
Curr Sci 2003 Jul;85(2): 141-146  http://tejas.serc.iisc.ernet.in/~currsci/jul252003/141.pdf    local pdf file

MD Jakariya and P Bhattacharya,
Use of GIS in local level participatory planning for arsenic mitigation: A case study from Matlab Upazila, Bangladesh,
2007, J Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1933-1944.

RB Johnston, MH Sarker, J
Arsenic mitigation in Bangladesh: National screening data and case studies in three upazilas,
2007, Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1889-1896.

Josephson, Julian
The slow poisoning of Bangladesh: metals in drinking water
Science Selections, Environmental Health Perspectives 110(11), November 2002. 
 
Refers to 2002 EHP article, The Concentrations of Arsenic and other toxic elements in Bangladesh Drinking Water, online at: http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2002/110p1147-1153frisbie/EHP110p1147PDF.PDF

Sakila Afroz Joya, Golam Mostofa, Jabed Yousuf,  Ariful Islam
One Solution to the Arsenic Problem: A Return to Surface (Improved Dug) Wells
Journal of Health Population and Nutrition 24(3) September 2006

Karim, M. M., Y. Komori, and M. Alam
 
Subsurface  arsenic occurrence and depth of contamination in Bangladesh.   

J. of Environmental Chemistry, 7(4), 783-792.
Keon, N. E., Swartz, C. H., Brabander, D. J., Harvey, C. F., Hemond, H. F.
"Evaluation of an arsenic sequential extraction method for evaluating mobility in sediments,"
Environmental Science and Technology, 35,2778, 2001
M. Khaliquzzaman and A. H. Khan
Arsenic Exposure of Bangladesh Population through Food Chain
WHO, (BAngfladesh) report, 2003
Khan A., and Sracek, O.,  Arsenic enrichment in groundwater of the alluvial aquifers in  Bangladesh: an overview.    Applied Geochemistry, 19(2), 1

MMH Khan, K Aklimunnessa, M Kabir and M Mori,
Determinants of drinking arsenic-contaminated tubewell water in Bangladesh,

 2007, Health Policy and Planning, 22(5), 335-343.

ML Kile, EA Houseman, CV Breton, T Smith, Q Quamruzzaman, M Rahman, G Mahiuddin, DC Christiani,
Dietary arsenic exposure in Bangladesh,
Environ Health Perspect 2007, 115, 889-893. 

Kulp, T.R., S.E. Hoeft, L.G. Miller, C. Saltikov, J. Nilsen, S. Han, B. Lanoil, and R.S. Oremland.
Dissimilatory arsenate- and sulfate-reduction in sediments of two hypersaline, arsenic-rich soda lakes: Mono and Searles Lakes, Calfornia. 

2006. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72: 6514 - 6526.

  MS Kumar, P Anjali, P Tarasankar
Arsenic removal household filter for small community, 2008
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Res J Chem Environ, 12(1), 23-32.http://www.chemenviron.org/rjce/chemenviron_rj.htm

Lepkowski, Wil.
   Arsenic Crisis Spurs Scientists: Bangladesh-born U.S.scientists press hard for policy influence in arsenic contamination crisis in their native land.   Chemical & Engineering News, vol 77(20) pp. 45-49,
May17.


W-J. Liu, Y-G. Zhu, F. A. Smith, S. E. Smith.  
Do iron plaque and genotypes affect arsenate uptake and translocation by rice seedlings (Oryza sativa L.) grown in solution culture? 
 JXB Advance Access published online on July 2, 2004 (JWB = Journal of Experimental Botany).

Lokuge KM, Smith W, Caldwell B, Dear K, Milton AH.  The effect of arsenic mitigation interventions on disease burden in Bangladesh.   Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Aug;112(11):1172-7

Maddison, D., R. C. Luque, and D. Pearce. 2004.
The Economic Cost of Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater in Bangladesh.

Water and Sanitation Program.

MacArthur, J.M., Ravenscroft P., Safiullah S. and Thirlwall M.F. (2001)  
 Arsenic in groundwater: testing pollution mechanisms for sedimentary aquifers inBangladesh. 
 
Water Resources Research 37 (1), 109-117.

SA Mahmood and C Ball,  
 Defining and implementing arsenic policies in Bangladesh: possible roles for public and private sector actors.
J Health Hum Serv Adm, September 1, 2004; 27(2): 158-74.

M Martin, A Violante, E Barberis,
Fate of arsenite and arsenate in flooded and not flooded soils of southwest Bangladesh irrigated with arsenic contaminated water,
2007, J Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1775-1783.

Meharg et al.,
“Arsenic contamination of Bangladesh Paddy soils: Implications for rice contribution to arsenic consumption.”

Environmental Science and Technology, 2003, 37, 229-234

AA Meharg, C Scrimgeour, SA Hossain, K Fuller, K Cruickshank, PN
Williams, and DG Kinniburgh
Codeposition of organic carbon and arsenic in Bengal Delta aquifers.
Environ Sci Technol, August 15, 2006; 40 (16): 4928-35.

Meng, Xiaoguang and George P. Korfiatis 
 
Removal of Arsenic from Bangladesh Well Water Using A Household Filtration System
Center for Environmental Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ 07030, USA

Meng, X., G. P. Korfiatis, Christodoulatos, C., Bang, S. (2001).
"Treatment of arsenic in Bangladesh well water using a household co-precipitation and filtration system."
Water Research 35(12): 2805-2810.

J Metral, L Charlet, S Bureau, SB Mallik, S Chakraborty, KM Ahmed, MW Rahman, ZQ Cheng, A van Geen,
Comparison of dissolved and particulate arsenic distributions in shallow aquifers of Chakdaha, India, and Araihazar, Bangladesh,

Geochem Transact, 9(1).http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1467-4866-9-1

Michaud D.S., M.E. Wright, K.P. Cantor, P.R. Taylor, J. Virtamo and D. Albanes.
 Arsenic Concentrations in Prediagnostic Toenails and  the Risk of Bladder Cancer in a Cohort Study of Male Smokers.
American Journal of Epidemiology  2004 160(9):853-859

AH Milton, W Smith, B Rahman, Z Hasan, U Kulsum, K Dear, M Rakibuddin, and A Ali
Chronic arsenic exposure and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Bangladesh
Epidemiology, January 1, 2005; 16(1): 82-6.

AH Milton, W Smith, K Dear, J Ng, M Sim, G Ranmuthugala, K Lokuge, B Caldwell, A Rahman, H Rahman, A Shraim, D Huang, SM Shahidullah,
A Randomised intervention trial to assess two arsenic mitigation options in Bangladesh,
2007, J Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1897-1908.

Milton AH, Hasan A, Shahidullah SM, Sharmin S, Jakariya M, Rahman M, Dear K, and Smith W. (2004) 
 Association between Nutritional Status and Arsenicosis due to Chronic Arsenic Exposure in Bangladesh. 
J International Environment Health Research 2004 Volume 14,  Issue 1 (in press)

Milton AH, Rahman M. (2002) 
Respiratory effects and arsenic contaminated well water in  Bangladesh.  
International Journal Environmental Health Research  12: 175-179.

Milton AH, Rahman M. (2001)  
Respiratory effects and arsenic contaminated well water
  
Asia Pacific Journal Public Health (in press)

Milton A.H., Hasan Z., Rahman A., Rahman M. (2001) 
Chronic Arsenic Poisoning and Respiratory Effects in Bangladesh.  
Journal of Occupational Health; Vol. 43, 136-140.

Milton AH, Hasan Z, Rahman A, Rahman M.
Non-cancer effects of chronic arsenicocis in
   Bangladesh. Preliminary results.
J Environment Science Health, Part A. 2003; A38; 301-305.

Milton AH, Hasan A, Shahidullah SM, Sharmin S, Jakariya M, Rahman M, Dear K, and Smith W., 
Association between Nutritional Status and Arsenicosis due to Chronic Arsenic 
Exposure in Bangladesh.  
 J International Environment Health Research 2004 14(1)  (in press).

Abul Hasnat MILTON, Mahfuzar RAHMAN 
Environmental Pollution and Skin Involvement Pattern of Chronic Arsenicosis in Bangladesh
J Occup Health  1999;41(4):207-208. http://joh.med.uoeh-u.ac.jp/e/

MMI. 1992a.  
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 v
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Mudur, Ganapati. (2000)   
Half of Bangladesh population at risk of arsenic poisoning.   

British Medical Journal 320:822 (25 March)

Muller D, Médigue C, Koechler S, Barbe V, Barakat M, et al. (2007)
A Tale of Two Oxidation States: Bacterial Colonization of Arsenic-Rich Environments.
PLoS Genet 3(4): e53 doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.0030053

Murshed,  Rubaiul ,  Robert M Douglas, , Geetha Ranmuthugala,  Bruce Caldwell,  
Clinicians' roles in management of arsenicosis in Bangladesh: interview study 
Australian National University, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia.
BMJ  2004;328:493-494 (28 February)

A H M Nurun Nabi, M Mahfuzur Rahman, and  Laila N Islam. Evaluation of Biochemical Changes in Chronic Arsenic Poisoning among Bangladeshi Patients.  Int J Environ Res Public Health, December 1, 2005; 2 (3-4): 385-393.

Nickson, R.T., McArthur J.M., Ravenscroft, P., Burgess, W.G., and Ahmed K.M.,    
Mechanism of Arsenic Release to Groundwater,Bangladesh and West Bengal   

Applied Geochemistry 15:403-413


Nickson, Ross, John McArthur, William Burgess, Kazi Matin Ahmed, Peter Ravencroft, Mizanur Rahman

Arsenic  poisoning of Bangladesh groundwater.
   
Nature:395; p.338, 24 Sept. 1998.


NRECA. 
Report of study of the impact of the Bangladesh Rural Electrification Program on ground  water quality.  
Dhaka, 1997.

K Ohno, T Yanase, Y Matsuo, T Kimura, MH Rahman, Y Magara, Y Matsui,
Arsenic intake via water and food by a population living in an arsenic-affected area of Bangladesh,
2007,  Sci Tot Env, 381(1-3), 68-76.

K Ohno, A Furukawa, K. Hayashi, T Kamei, and Y Magara,
 Arsenic contamination of groundwater in Nawabganj, Bangladesh, focusing on the relationship with other metals and ions.
Water Sci Technol, (2005) 52(8): 87-94.

Alisa Opar, Alex Pfaff, A A Seddique, K M Ahmed, J H Graziano, and A van Geen,
Responses of 6500 households to arsenic mitigation in Araihazar, Bangladesh.
Health Place, January 6, 2006

Patel, P. (2002)  Crisis  of Capacity   Harvard University senior thesis

Paul BK.  Arsenic contamination awareness among the rural residents in Bangladesh. 
Soc Sci Med. 2004 Oct;59(8):1741-55

Matthew L. Polizzotto, Charles F. Harvey , Steve R. Sutton , and Scott Fendorf
Processes conducive to the release and transport of arsenic into aquifers of Bangladesh
PNAS 102(5):18819-18823

KA Radloff, Z Cheng, MW Rahman, KM Ahmed, BJ Mailloux, AR Juhl, P Schlosser, A Van Geen,
Mobilization of arsenic during one-year incubations of grey aquifer sands from Araihazar, Bangladesh,
Environ Sci Technol, 41, 2007, 3639-45

Dr. Mahmuder Rahman, Dr. Quazi Quamruzzaman, Md. Golam Mostofa, Mr. Altab Elahi, Mr. Golam Mahiuddin, Mr. Jabed Yousuf, Mr. Ariful Islam
Grounwate Arsenic Calamity and Dhaka Community Hospital's Experience with Mitigation Programs
Dhaka Community Hospital, 190/1 Bara Moghbazar, Dhaka  - 1217, Bangladesh E-mail: dch@bangla.net
Invited paper for Environmental Safety and Health but not published

Mahfuzar Rahman, Marie Vahter, Nazmul Sohel,Muhammad Yunus,Mohammad Abdul Wahed, Peter Kim Streatfield, Eva-Charlotte Ekström and Lars Åke Persson
Arsenic Exposure and Age- and Sex-Specific Risk for Skin Lesions:A Population-Based Case–Referent Study in Bangladesh
Environ Health Perspect 114:1847- ­1852 (2006). doi:10.1289/ehp.9207 available via http://dx.doi.org/

Mahfuzar Rahman,
Editorial: International research on Arsenic contamination and Health
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Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. Vol. 24 No. 2 Jun 2006
Public Health Sciences Division , ICDDR. Published By: ICDDR. Volume: 24 Number: 2 Published: June 2006. 

A Rahman, M Vahter, EC Ekström, M Rahman, AHMG Mustafa, MA Wahed, M Yunus and LA Persson,Association of arsenic exposure during pregnancy with fetal loss and infant death: a cohort study in Bangladesh.
 
American Journal of Epidemiology, Advance Access, published online on  March 10, 2007

Rahman M. (2002)  
 Arsenic and Contamination of Drinking water in Bangladesh: a public health perspective.
 

J Health Pop Nutr 2002 Sep; 20(3):193-197

Rahman M. (2003)  
 The Bangladesh arsenic catastrophe-clinical manifestations

ropical Doctors 2003; 33:42-44.

Rahman M. (2002)   
Arsenic and hypertensionin Bangladesh 
 
BulletinWorld Health Organization 2002;80(2): 173.

Rahman M, and Axelson O. (2001) 
  Arsenic ingestion and health effects: Some epidemiological observations.  
 
I
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Rahman M.  
Arsenic ingestion and health effects: consequences of well-water arsenic levels more than 50 ppb. A review.

Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (to be submitted).

Rahman M, SonderkvistP, Tondel M et al.    
Arsenic  related Palmar Keratosis, Apoptosis and Skin Cancer.
   
Environmental  Health Perspectives (manuscript).

Rahman M. 
Environmental pollution and nonmalignant chronic effects of arsenic exposure.  

Abstract published at International Conference on Bangladesh Environment, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 14-15th January 2000.

Rahman M,et al.  
 Chronic arsenic poisoning: a case report on Palmar Keratosis, Lung Cancer, and Metastasis.  
Br. J. Dermatol (to be submitted).

Rahman M, et al.   
Arsenic in drinking water and skin lesions.
  
 
Abstract will be published at 26th International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH 2000). Healthy Workers, Healthy Workplace: A New Millenium. 27 August-1st September 2000 Singapore.

Rahman, M., M. Tondel, S. A. Ahmed, O. AxelsonDiabetes  mellitus associated with arsenic exposure in Bangladesh.  American Journal of Epidemiology. 148(2): 198-203, July 15, 1998.

Rahman, M., Chowdhury, U., Mukherjee, S., Mondal, B., Paul, K., Lodh, D., Biswas, B., Chanda, C., Basu, G., Saha, K., Roy, S., Das, R., Palit, S., Quamruzzaman, Q., Chakraborti, D.  
Chronic arsenic toxicity in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India.  A Review and Commentary.

Clinical Toxicology, 2001.  39 (7), 683-700

Ravenscroft, P, J.M. McArthur and B. Hoque (2001).  
Geochemical  & palaeohydrological controls on pollution of groundwater by arsenic.
 
Proceedings of the 4th Int. Conf. on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects,San Diego, 2000)

N Shibasaki, PF Lei, A Kamata,
Evaluation of deep groundwater development for arsenic mitigation in western Bangladesh,
2007, J Environ Sci Health, Part A, 42(12), 1919-1932.

Stuart Rojstaczer and Mohammed Riajul Islam,1999  
Arsenic in soils  of eastern Bangladesh.   
Submitted to Environmental Sciences  & Technology

Salminen, R., Islam, Md. R., and Lahermo, P., 1999.  
Extremely high concentration of arsenic and its speciation in groundwater from Bangladesh.
Geological Survey of Finland, Special paper 27: 103 - 106.

Shahriar Shams. Prototype GIS and Expert System for Arsenic Evaluation and Mitigation: A case study of Chaipai Nawabganj district in Bangladesh EESI Program M.Sc. Thesis: TRITA-LWR Master Thesis 02:36 Supervisors: Sindre Langaas and Gunnar Jacks, LWR, KTH. (2002)

Allan H. Smith  
Technical report and action plan for arsenic indrinking water in Bangladesh focusing on health 
 
In: Consultationon arsenicin drinking water and resulting arsenic toxicity in India and  Bangladesh, WHO, New Delhi, 1997

Allan H. Smith.  
 Experiences with large scale arsenic toxicity in other parts of the world.  
 In: Consultation on arsenic in drinking water and resulting arsenic toxicity in India and Bangladesh, WHO, New Delhi, 1997

Allan H. Smith, Elena O. Lingas, and Mahfuzar Rahman.  
 Contamination of drinking water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency.
 
BulletinWorld Health Organization 2000, 78 (9):1093-1103.

Smith A. H. 
Report and action plan for arsenic in drinking water focusing on health, Bangladesh. Assignment Report,  
 WHO Project BAN CWS 001, March 1997.

Smith A. H.   
 Assignment Report, and review of action plan for arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh focusing on health.  
 WHO Project BAN CWS 001/D, February 1998 

Spallholz, J.E., Boylan, L.M. and Rhaman, MM. Environmental Hypothesis. Is  Poor Dietary Selenium Intake an Underlying Factor for Arsenicosis and Cancer in  Bangladesh?    Science in the Total Environment, 323,  21-32. May (2004) Issue

Sracek, O., Prosun Bhattacharya, Gunnar Jacks, Jon-Petter Gustafsson and Mattias von Brömssen.  
Behavior of arsenic and geochemical modeling of arsenic 
enrichment in aqueous environments. 
Applied Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004, 169-180.

Sultana, Farhana,
“Gendered Waters, Poisoned Wells: Political Ecology of the Arsenic Crisis in Bangladesh”
2006, In Fluid Bonds: Views on Gender and Water, K. Lahiri-Dutt (Ed). Stree Publishers: India. Pp. 362-386.
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SWARTZ, CH,  NK BLUTE, B BADRUZZMAN, A ALI, D BRABANDER, J JAY, J BESANCON, S ISLAM, HF. HEMOND, and C F. HARVEY
Mobility of arsenic in a Bangladesh aquifer: Inferences from geochemical profiles, leaching data, and mineralogical characterization 
doi:10.1016/j.gca.2004.04.020  
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 68, No. 22, pp. 4539-4557, 2004

K. Tollestrup, FJ Frost, MM Cristiani, GP McMillan, RL Calderon and RS Padilla.  2005.
Arsenic-induced skin lesions identified in southwest dermatology practices:  an epidemiological tool.
Environ. Geochem. Hlth.27:47-53.

Tondel M, Rahman M, Magnuson A, Chowdhury I.A., Faruquee M.H, Ahmad,S.A.   
The relationship of arsenic levels in drinking water and the prevalence rate of skin lesions in Bangladesh.
 
Abstract   Environ. Health Perspect. 1999: 107: 727-729.

S.  Tsushima
A Winter of Fear

NOT published in Arsenic Special Issue,  Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, Part A,  (2007)

ME Vahter, L Li, B Nermell, A Rahman, S El Arifeen, M Rahman, LA Persson, and EC Ekstrom,
Arsenic exposure in pregnancy: a population-based study in Matlab,
Bangladesh. J Health Popul Nutr, June 1, 2006; 24(2): 236-45.

Village Education Resource Center (VERC) (2006)
Arsenic Mitigation Pilot Project: Bacteriological Field Test Report,  Dhalipara & Doazipara of Muradpur Union in Sitakunda.
Village Education Resource Center (VERC),  Dhaka-1340, Bangladesh.

P. N. Williams, M.R. Islam, E. E. Adomako, A. Raab, S. A. Hossain, Y. G. Zhu, J.Feldmann, and A. A. Meharg.
Increase in Rice Grain Arsenic for Regions of Bangladesh Irrigating Paddies with Elevated Arsenic in Groundwaters.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 40 (16), 4903 -4908, 2006.

Working paper on arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh and its intervention
DPHE. Department of Public Health Engineering, Dhaka, 1997.

Wasserman, G.A., X Liu, F Parvez, H Ahsan, P Factor-Litvak, A Van Geen, V Slavkovich, NJ LoIacono, Z Cheng, I Hussain, H Momotaj, and JH Graziano.
Water Arsenic Exposure and Children's Intellectual Function in Araihazar, Bangladesh.
 

 Environ Health Perspect, September 1, 2004; 112(13): 1329-33.

GA Wasserman, X Liu, F Parvez, H Ahsan, P Factor-Litvak, J Kline, A van Geen, V Slavkovich, NJ
Loiacono, D Levy, Z Cheng, and JH Graziano,
Water arsenic exposure and intellectual function in 6-year-old children in Araihazar, Bangladesh.
Environ Health Perspect, February 1, 2007; 115(2): 285-9.

P. N. Williams, M.R. Islam, E. E. Adomako, A. Raab, S. A. Hossain, Y. G. Zhu, J. Feldmann, and A. A. Meharg.
Increase in Rice Grain Arsenic for Regions of Bangladesh Irrigating Paddies with Elevated Arsenic in Groundwaters.
Environ. Sci. Technol., 40 (16), 4903 - 4908, 2006


Richard Wilson
The Bangaldesh Arsenic Catastrophe:  One view from Overseas
Accepted but NOT published in Arsenic Special Issue,  Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A,  (2007)

Yokota, H., K. Tanabe, M. Sezaki, Y. Akiyoshi, T. Miyata, K. Kawahara, S. Tsushima, H. Hironaka, H. Takafuji, M.   Rahman, Sk.A. Ahmad, M.H.S.U. Sayed, and M.H. Faruquee.   
Arsenic  contamination of ground and pond water and water
purification  system using pond water in Bangladesh.
Engineering Geology,Vol. 60 (1-4) (2001) pp. 323-331.

Jabed Yousuf, Golam Mostofa, Altab Elahi, Ariful Islam, Sakila Afroz Joya ,Golam Mahiuddin, Mahmuder Rahman, and Quazi Quamruzzaman

Two-months study of Dugwell water
Dhaka Community Hospital Report February 2007

Yu, W., Harvey, C. M., and Harvey, C. F.    
Arsenic in groundwater in Bangladesh: A geostatistical and epidemiological framework for evaluating health effects and potential remedies 

Water Resour. Res.,  39(6), 1146, doi:10.1029/2002WR001327, 2003

 Y. ZHENG,A.VAN GEEN, M. STUTE, R. DHAR, Z. MO, Z. CHENG, A. HORNEMAN, I. GAVRIELI, H. J. SIMPSON, R. VERSTEEG, M. STECKLER, A. GRAZIOLI-VENIER, S. GOODBRED, M. SHAHNEWAZ, M. SHAMSUDDUHA<>,and  M. A. HOQUE, and K. M. AHMED
Geochemical and hydrogeological contrasts between shallow and deeper aquifers in two villages of Araihazar, Bangladesh: Implications for deeper aquifers as drinking water sources

Wasserman, GA, X Liu, F Parvez, H Ahsan, P Factor-Litvak, A van Green, V Slakovich, NJ Lolacono, Z Cheng, I Hussain, H Momotaj and JH Graziano. 2004.
Water arsenic exposure and children’s intellectual function in Arihazar
,
Bangladesh. Environ Hlth Persp 112:1329-1333

Y.  Zheng, Y.,M. Stute, A. van Geen, I. Gavrieli, R. Dhar, H. J. Simpson, P.  Schlosser and K. M. Ahmed, Z. Mo, Z. Cheng, A. Honerman, H. J. Simpson, R. Versteeg, M. Steckler, A. Grazioli-Venier, S. Goodbred, M. Shahnewaz and M. A. Hoque. Geochemical and hydrogeochemical contrasts between shallow and deeper aquifers in two villages of Araihazar, Bangladesh: Implications for deeper aquifers as drinking water sources. GCA, 2005.

Y.  Zheng, Y.,M. Stute, A. van Geen, I. Gavrieli, R. Dhar, H. J. Simpson, P.  Schlosser and K. M. Ahmed. Redox control of arsenic mobilization in Bangladesh groundwater. 
Applied Geochemistry, 19(2), 163-260, February 2004, 201-214.

Zielinksi, S 
Studies examine Bangladesh arsenic Contamination Problems
EOS 87(3),26 2006

CAMBODIA     top  
Michael Berga, Caroline Stengela, Pham Thi, Kim Trangb, Pham Hung Vietb, Mickey L. Sampsonc, Moniphea Lengc, Sopheap Samrethc and David Fredericks,

Magnitude of arsenic pollution in the Mekong and Red River Deltas — Cambodia and Vietnam.
Science of The Total Environment, Available online 1 November 2006, 372,413-425.

Johanna Buschmann, Michael Berg, Caroline Stengel, and Mickey L.Sampson,
Arsenic and Manganese Contamination of Drinking Water Resources in  Cambodia: Coincidence of Risk Areas with Low Relief Topography
Environ. Sci. Technol., 41 (7), 2146 -2152, 2007.
AG Gault, HAL Rowland, JM Charnock, RA Woelius, I Gomez-Morilla, S Vong, M Leng, S Sarnreth, ML Sampson, DA Polya, 
Arsenic in hair and nails of individuals exposed to arsenic-rich groundwaters in Kandal province, Cambodia, 2008,
Sci Tot Env, 393(1), 168-176.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.12.028
Polya, D.A., A.G. Gault, N. Diebe, P. Feldman, J.W. Rosenboom, E. Gilligan, D. Fredericks, A.H. Milton, M. Sampson, H.A.L. Rowland, P.R. Lythgoe, J.C. Jones, C. Middleton, D.A. Cooke,
 Arsenic hazard in shallow Cambodian groundwaters,
Mineralogical Magazine, 69, 807-823, 2005

CHILE       top

Chronic Arsenic Poisoning in a Valley of Northern Chile  
A document on the web showing the presence of arsenic in mummies.

Borgono, J.M. and R. Greiber 1971.
Epidemiological Study of Arsenicism in the City of Antofagasta
    
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WEST AFRICA   
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BURKINA FASO

PL Smedley, J Knudsen, D Maiga,
Arsenic in groundwater from mineralised Proterozoic basement rocks of Burkina Faso
2007,  Applied Geochem, 22(5), 1074-1092

GHANA     
We have preliminary reports of arsenic poising around the mines in Ghana but NOT in the ground water.  We will post  accurate information when available

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