Management of environmental health issues for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games: is enhanced integrated environmental health surveillance needed in every day routine operation?
- Methodological aspects of a GIS-based environmental health inspection program used in the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic Games. Hadjichristodoulou, Christos; Soteriades, Elpidoforos S.; Kolonia, Virginia; Falagas, Matthew E.; Pantelopoulos, Efstathios; Panagakos, Georgios; Mouchtouri, Varvara; Kremastinou, Jeni // BMC Public Health;2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p93
Background: The use of geographical information system (GIS) technologies in public health surveillance is gradually gaining momentum around the world and many applications have already been reported in the literature. In this study, GIS technology was used to help county departments of Public...
- Standardized Inspections of Food Premises during the 2004 Athens Olympic Games: Descriptive Analysis and Risk Factors for Unsatisfactory Results. HADJICHRISTODOULOU, CHRISTOS; MOUCHTOURI, VARVARA; VARZAKAS, THEODOROS; ARVANITOYANNIS, IOANNIS; KREMASTINOU, JENNY // Journal of Food Protection;Aug2008, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p1632
Standardized inspections of food premises are part of environmental health systems implemented worldwide. The food safety strategy for the 2004 Olympic Games included standardized inspections to ensure uniformity and consistency of procedures and effective electronic management of data....
- Mass Gathering Preparedness: The Experience of the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para-Olympic Games. Hadjichristodoulou, Christos; Mouchtouri, Varvara; Soteriades, Elpidoforos S.; Vaitsi, Vasiliki; Kolonia, Virginia; Vasilogiannacopoulos, Antonios P.; Kremastinou, Jeni // Journal of Environmental Health;May2005, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p52
Planning for environmental health management of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games included assessment of the capacity and deficiencies of relevant public health agencies in Athens and the other four Olympic cities with 17 detailed questionnaires. Different estimates of the expected number of...
- Health promotion programs related to the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic games. Soteriades, Elpidoforos S.; Hadjichristodoulou, Christos; Kremastinou, Jeni; Chelvatzoglou, Fotini C.; Minogiannis, Panagiotis S.; Falagas, Matthew E. // BMC Public Health;2006, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p47
Background: The Olympic Games constitute a first-class opportunity to promote athleticism and health messages. Little is known, however on the impact of Olympic Games on the development of health-promotion programs for the general population. Our objective was to identify and describe the...
- Candidate cities bid for 2004 Olympics. // Christian Science Monitor;1/12/96, Vol. 88 Issue 33, p14
Focuses on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC's) report that at the close of the January 10, 1996 deadline, a record 11 cities had submitted bids to host the 2004 Olympics. Names of the countries which submitted bids; Cities that had made previous bids; Highest previous number of...
- Bidding Beijing adieu? Wolff, Alexander; Stone, Christian // Sports Illustrated;8/14/95, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p16
Reports on the Beijing's plan to pass on the 2004 Olympic Games. Other Chinese cities mounting a bid for the 2004 Games; Reasons for passing on the event.
- Countdown to 1997 Olympic decision. Ryan, Frances // Caribbean Business;12/28/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 52, p12
Reports that according to Puerto Rico Commission's president, Marimer Olazagasti, the island has good chances of hosting the 2004 Olympiad. Preparations for first test; Local infrastructure; Benefits of the event; Influence on tourism; Comments from Olazagasti.
- The Olympics race is on: Which city will it be in 2004? Atkin, Ross // Christian Science Monitor;9/4/97, Vol. 89 Issue 196, p13
Questions which city the Olympics will be held at in the year 2004. Rome, Italy; Athens, Greece; Stockholm, Sweden; Cape Town, South Africa; Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- Support the Athens Olympics. Cooley, John K. // Christian Science Monitor;3/13/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 74, p11
Argues that despite security concerns of some government officials, the 2004 summer Olympic Games should take place in Athens, Greece.