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  • Safe Piped Waterby Richard Ainsworth

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 63.00

    The development of pressurized pipe networks for supplying drinking-water to individual dwellings, buildings and communal taps is an important component in the continuing development and health of many communities. This publication considers the introduction of microbial contaminants and growth of microorganisms in distribution networks and the practices... more...

  • Ecosystems and Human Well-being - Health Synthesisby Simon Hales; Anthony J. McMichael; Colin Butler

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 14.94

    This report synthesizes the findings from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) global and sub-global assessments of how ecosystem changes do, or could, affect human health and well-being. Over the past 50 years humans have changed natural ecosystems more rapidly and extensively than any comparable period in human history. The findings provide the... more...

  • Fluoride in Drinking-water by J. Fawell; K. Bailey; J. Chilton; E. Dahi

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 63.00

    Fluoride is known to occur at elevated concentration in a number of parts of the world where it can be a significant cause of disease. The primary focus of this book is the prevention of adverse health effects from excessive levels of fluoride in drinking-water. The book fills the urgent need, identified for updating the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water... more...

  • Environmental Health Impacts of Transport and Mobilityby P. Nicolopoulou-Stamati; L. Hens; C.V. Howard

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Examines the health effects of transport and mobility by addressing the major issues related to the subject and analyzing their consequences. Thus not only are air pollution, noise, and sedentarism and its related endocrine problems discussed, but topics such as jet-lag, accidents and violent displacement are also addressed. more...

  • Guidelines for the Safe Use of Wastewater, Excreta and Greywater, Volume 1by WHO

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00

    The Guidelines present policy issues and regulatory measures distilled from the technical detail found in volumes 2, 3 and 4. Those faced with the need to expedite the development of policies, procedures and regulatory frameworks, at national and local government levels, will find the essential information in this volume. It also includes summaries... more...

  • What's Toxic, What's Notby Gary Ginsberg; Brian Toal

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00

    Arsenic. Mercury. Pesticides. Dioxin. Toxic gases. Your typical hazardous waste dump, right? Wrong. These materials can be found in the home. Every day, people work, live, and play amid potentially harmful toxins-things they might not even know are there. They are exposed to these toxic substances in their homes, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces,... more...

  • Urban Health and Societyby Nicholas Freudenberg; Susan Klitzman; Susan Saegert

    Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00

    Praise for Urban Health and Society "This is a spectacular resource for practitioners, policymakers,researchers, and students interested in improving the lives andhealth of individuals and families in urban settings. This bookprovides the most current frameworks, research, and approaches forunderstanding how unique features of the urban physical... more...

  • Modelling & Analysis of Uncertain Systemsby Mian-yun Chen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book includes Part II in the series 'Modelling and analysis of uncertain systems'. The papers are from the 5th Workshop of the International Institute for General Systems Studies (IIGSS), Inc., and deal with major areas of systems research. more...

  • Comparative Risk Assessmentby Schü; Holger tz; Peter M. Wiedemann; Wilfried Hennings; Johannes Mertens; Martin Clauberg

    Wiley 2006; US$ 145.00

    Providing a catalogue of suggested solutions for different categories of issues, this book offers a balanced overview and methodological examples for the practical implementation of the CRA. It considers CRA in the USA, Europe and Germany, using case studies to analyze and exemplify the decision-making processes and challenges involved. The authors... more...

  • Betriebliche Gesundheitspolitikby Bernhard Badura; Uta Walter; Thomas Hehlmann

    Springer 2010; US$ 69.99

    Gesundheit ist eine der zentralen Voraussetzungen für hohe Leistungsfähigkeit und Leistungsbereitschaft. Daher formulieren immer mehr Unternehmen eine betriebliche Gesundheitspolitik. Der Band liefert in der 2., völlig überarbeiteten Auflage einen Überblick über den aktuellen Forschungsstand zur arbeitsweltbezogenen Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung.... more...