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  • Challenges in Health and Developmentby Sandy A. Johnson

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development. Challenges in Health and Development is a primer on the changing configurations of population health and economic growth in development policy. It examines strategies of investing in human health and investing in economic... more...

  • Heterotropic Plate Counts and Drinking-water Safetyby Jamie Bartram; J. Cotruvo; M. Exner; C. Fricker; A. Glasmacher

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 45.00

    This text prepared by an international group of experts addresses the 'heterotrophic plate count' test which is widely used in drinking-water assessment: what it detects (and what it does not detect) its direct and indirect health significance and its use in the safety management of drinking water supplies. It includes the consensus statement... more...

  • Assessing Microbial Safety of Drinking Waterby World Health Organization; UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 45.00

    Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking water. It supports the rapidly emerging trend towards preventive management and a broader system-wide outlook.... more...

  • Fuel for Lifeby Eva Rehfuess

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 15.00

    Energy use is essential to meet our most basic needs: cooking boiling water lighting and heating. It is also a prerequisite for good health - a reality that has been largely ignored by the world community. Left behind by development more than 3 billion people still burn wood dung coal and other traditional fuels inside their homes. The resulting indoor... more...

  • Energy Economics: CO2 Emissions in Chinaby Yiming Wei; Lancui Liu; Gang Wu; Lele Zou

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    "Energy Economics: CO2 Emissions in China" presents a collection of the researches on China's CO2 emissions as studied by the Center for Energy & Environmental Policy Research (CEEP). Based on the analysis of factors related to global climate change and CO2 emissions, it discusses China's CO2 emissions originating from various sectors,... more...

  • Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Securityby Anna Doro-on

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.95

    One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of terrorism against the water infrastructure is critical... more...

  • Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United Statesby Robert D. Bullard; Glenn S. Johnson; Angel O. Torres

    APHA Press 2011; US$ 63.00

    From the "Father of Environmental Justice" comes, Environmental Health and Racial Equity, a first-rate account of events, individuals, and organizations that have shaped the environmental justice movement over the past two decades. The struggles chronicled are both instructive and inspirational to anyone who wants to make a difference. more...

  • Hyping Health Risksby Geoffrey C Kabat

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 25.99

    The media constantly bombard us with news of health hazards lurking in our everyday lives, but many of these hazards turn out to have been greatly overblown. According to author and epidemiologist Geoffrey C. Kabat, this hyping of low-level environmental hazards leads to needless anxiety and confusion on the part of the public concerning which exposures... more...

  • Environmental Health and Hazard Risk Assessmentby Louis Theodore; R. Ryan Dupont

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95

    Environmental Health and Hazard Risk Assessment: Principles and Calculations explains how to evaluate and apply environmental health and hazard risk assessment calculations in a variety of real-life settings. Using a wealth of examples and case studies, the book helps readers develop both a theoretical understanding and a working knowledge of the... more...

  • Unhealthy Citiesby Kevin Fitzpatrick; Mark LaGory

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...