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  • 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 and health of individuals and families in urban settings. This book provides the most current frameworks, research, and approaches for understanding how unique features of the urban... more...

  • Urban Health in Developing Countriesby Marcel Tanner; Trudy Harpham

    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...

  • Water Safety Plan Manualby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00

    In 2004 the WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality recommended that water suppliers develop and implement Water Safety Plans (WSPs) in order to systematically assess and manage risks. Since this time governments and regulators water suppliers and practitioners have increasingly embraced this approach but they have also requested further guidance.... more...

  • Water Safety Planning for Small Community Water Suppliesby World Health Organization

    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...

  • The Age of Smokeby Frank Uekoetter; Thomas Dunlap

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    In 1880, coal was the primary energy source for everything from home heating to industry. Regions where coal was readily available, such as the Ruhr Valley in Germany and western Pennsylvania in the United States, witnessed exponential growth-yet also suffered the greatest damage from coal pollution. These conditions prompted civic activism in the... more...

  • Air Pollution and Healthby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Anthony K. Barbour

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1998; US$ 48.00

    The impact of air pollution on human health is currently of international concern. A comprehensive review of the subject is given in this volume, which complements the previous title covering air quality management. Dealing with the common gaseous and particulate air pollutants, including chemical carcinogens, it reviews the epidemiological and exposure... more...

  • Air Pollution and Health Effectsby Srikanth S Nadadur; John W. Hollingsworth

    Springer London 2015; US$ 209.00

    Exposure to ambient air pollutants, both indoors and outdoors has been associated with the exacerbation and also in the etiology of diverse human diseases. This book offers an overview of our current understanding of air pollution health risks and how this knowledge is being used in the regulatory, therapeutic intervention measures to protect the... more...

  • Assessing Microbial Safety of Drinking Waterby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ecological Public Healthby Geof Rayner; Tim Lang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles.  This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological principles.... more...