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- SAGE India 2011; US$ 40.00
An increasing recognition of the need to understand the complex systems in the health sector has raised the demand for an examination of water and health from a systemic perspective. Analyzing the various discourses on the subject, the volume revolves around this central question: What are the linkages between water and health in South Asia?. The interlacing... more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 18.00
This manual is designed to engage empower and guide communities in the development and implementation of watersafety plans (WSPs) for their drinking-water systems. It provides guidance on how to apply effective and achievablemanagement actions in order to improve the safety and quality of supplied water. Relevant to all community-managedsystems it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This book provides geographic perspectives and approaches for use in assessing the distribution of environmental health hazards and disease outcomes among disadvantaged population groups. Estimates suggest that about 40 per cent of the global burden of disease is attributable to exposures to biological and chemical pathogens in the physical environment.... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
We rely on environmental health scientists to document the presence of chemicals where we live, work, and play and to provide an empirical basis for public policy. In the last decades of the 20th century, environmental health scientists began to shift their focus deep within the human body, and to the molecular level, in order to investigate gene-environment... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 37.99
This is the first book to offer a comprehensive examination of the Environmental Health Movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environmental effect human health and wellbeing. more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 40.00
This report provides a review and analysis of the research landscape for zoonoses and marginalised infections which affect poor populations and a list of research priorities to support disease control. The work is the output of the disease reference group on zoonoses and marginalised infectious diseases (DRG6) which is part of an independent think... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
Healthy Urban Planning aims to refocus urban planners on the implications of their work for human health and well-being. If many of the problems faced in cities are to be resolved, improving health will be the fundamental goal of urban planners. Poor housing, poverty, stress, pollution, and lack of access to jobs, goods and services all impact upon... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
This text shows why we need to develop an integrated approach to health and environmental impact assessment of development projects, and how this might be achieved. Case studies and examples are provided more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Thoroughly grounded in extensive archival research, Tainted Earth traces the rise of public health concerns about nonferrous smelting in the western United States, focusing on three major facilities: Tacoma, Washington; El Paso, Texas; and Bunker Hill, Idaho. It documents the response from community residents, public health scientists, the industry,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 370.00
This classic, definitive reference work for all those involved in environmental health is now available in its 19th edition. Significant changes include those made to chapters on food safety and hygiene, environmental protection, the organisation and management of environmental health in the UK, port health, and waste management. New chapters have... more...