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- 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$ 43.95
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...
- 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$ 29.95
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 2014; US$ 62.95
The growth of health promotion as a topic for discussion and a principle for practice is widespread, and affects all groups of health professionals. The Healthy Cities project, like Health for All, was inaugurated by the World Health Organization and has informed policy throughout the world. Healthy Cities: Research and Practice examines the application... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The impact of urbanization on the health of citizens in developing countries has received increasing attention recently. This book addresses the problems in an integrated way, looking in detail at both the problems themselves and the action and research necessary to alleviate them. It includes contributions from leading practitioners and advisors to... 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...
- Penguin Group US 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...