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Ecohealth Research in Practice

Ecohealth Research in Practice by Dominique F. Charron
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This book is about doing innovative research to achieve sustainable and equitable change in people's health and well-being through improved interactions with the environment. It presents experiences from the field of ecosystem approaches to health (or ecohealth research) and some insights and lessons learned. It builds on previous literature, notably "Forget" (1997), "Forget and Lebel" (2001), "Lebel" (2003), and "Waltner-Toews et al". (2008). Through case-studies and other contributions by researchers supported by Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), this book presents evidence of real changes in conditions of people, their health, and the ecosystems that support them. These changes were derived from applications of an ecosystem approach to health in developing regions of the world. This book also illustrates the resulting body of applied, participatory, and action research that improved health and environmental management in developing countries and, in many cases, influenced policies and practices.
Springer; November 2011
288 pages; ISBN 9781461405177
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Title: Ecohealth Research in Practice
Author: Dominique F. Charron
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