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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Since 1998, the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency has been organising a series of workshops to address the various aspects of stakeholder involvement in radiological protection decision making. These workshops have been instrumental in forging consensus and improving understanding of key issues in this area. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 15.00
Peut-on vivre en santé dans un monde malade? L?exploitation de l?environnement génère sa part de désastres écologiques apparents ou sournois mais l?humain n?est pas qu?une victime, il participe aussi à ce déséquilibre de l?environnement. La santé de l?humain est très étroitement liée à la santé de l?écosystème. Adopter l?approche Écosanté, c?est remettre... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 39.99
This analysis and scientific assesment looks at the nature and level of risk environmental health hazards pose to the public. Issues such as radiation, radon, environmental factors and asthma, pesticides and breast cancer are all discussed and how scientists assess these risks is illuminated. more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 48.60
This book examines the health effects of exposure to static electric and magnetic fields found in selected industries, such as medical facilities with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), high-energy physics research facilities and some transportation systems. To date, research on their health effects lags far behind the rapid advances in technology. more...
- World Health Organization 2005; US$ 54.00
This book provides a systematic review of the literature and a comprehensive evaluation of the health hazards of transport-related air pollution. The review addresses: factors determining emissions, the contribution of traffic to pollution levels, human exposure and the results of epidemiological and toxicological studies to identify and measure the... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 45.00
Volume 3 of the Guidelines informs readers on the assessment of microbial hazards and toxic chemicals and the management of the associated risks when using wastewater and excreta in aquaculture. It explains requirements to promote safe use practices, including minimum procedures and specific health-based targets. It puts trade-offs between potential... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 63.00
Volume 4 of the Guidelines focuses exclusively on the safe use of excreta and greywater in agriculture. Recent trends in sanitation, including ecological sanitation, are driven by rapid urbanization. The momentum created by the Millennium Development Goals is resulting in dramatic changes in human waste handling and processing. New opportunities enable... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00
Longstanding evidence of the links between the environment and health have led to a recognition of the need for sustainable development. This is equally true in low, middle and high income countries. One of the great challenges for public health practitioners is to understand and try to modify the relationship between the environment and health in... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00
This document sets out the characteristics of exposure assessment models that should be described to aid in model selection by exposure assessors. It includes a background document that summarizes current practice in exposure modelling and principles for evaluating exposure models. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 47.00
The impact of environment on human health is of growing concern to public, politicians and public health practitioners. Epidemiology offers a way of investigating and measuring potential hazards. This book describes methods available for public health practitioners to enable investigations to be carried out and how findings should be interpreted. more...