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- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 150.00
A comprehensive reference on state-of-the-art risk assessment methodologies for drinking water Risk Assessment for Chemicals in Drinking Water discusses the major steps and goals in risk assessments and suggests ways to improve the methodologies and accuracy, while consolidating up-to-date information on the current principles and practices in one... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00
Health-care associated infections affect between 5 and 30% of patients. The associated burden of disease is extremely high, and is a significant drain on health-sector resources and households. Ensuring safe environmental health conditions in health care can reduce the transmission of health care associated infections. The interventions provide an... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00
This synthesis highlights key findings of the Environment Linkages Initiative, and introduces a "tool-kit" to support integration of environment and health considerations into decision-making. The report represents the culmination of a two-year process of working with stakeholders to identify: current gaps in knowledge and tools that preclude... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 85.00
This is the first book for nurses on how the environment affects nursing practice. Nurses should be concerned with environmental issues for two reasons: 1. Many diseases (such as asthma, lead poisoning, and some cancers) are caused by exposures to toxins in the environment; and 2. Hospitals themselves are sources of pollutants, through release of mercury... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a regulatory requirement for development across Europe, North America, Australasia and elsewhere, yet understanding the legal aspects is challenging. This comprehensive guide provides that understanding in a clear and straightforward way. The introduction considers SEA and the law, explaining what SEA is,... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 40.00
Assessment of human exposure to chemicals is a critical input to risk assessment and ultimately to decisions about control of chemicals. This two-part publication aims to improve the quality of information available to decision-makers and its communication. more...