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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 104.99
Conservation medicine is an emerging discipline, focussing on the intersection of ecosystem health, animal health, and human health. Work in the biomedical and veterinary sciences is now being folded into conservation biology; to explore the connections between animal and human health; trace the environmental sources of pathogens and pollutants; develop... more...
- 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...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 49.95
This book provides an analytical view of the successes and challenges encountered while creating the fast expanding rural sanitation movement in India, with a special focus on the last decade. While attempting to break the sanitation taboo in the country, this book presents a historical account of the importance attached to hygiene and sanitation in... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Coastal cities are now home to over 40% of the worlds population. As coastal city populations continue to grow, the impacts of both human-induced and natural disasters become all the more pressing. This e-book demonstrates that there is much work to be done to secure the future of coastal cities throughout the world. We know that sizeable numbers... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 87.95
While it has aided far many more than it has harmed, radiation is forever etched in the public?s mind as an indiscriminate and particularly pernicious killer. Consequently, it is especially critical in this age of terrorist threats that we equip ourselves with accurate information and practical tools that will serve us in the rare chance that we find... 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...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 129.95
Environmental Medicine is an indispensable aid to the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of environmentally-acquired disorders. It brings into sharp focus the increasing importance of the practice of environmental medicine, drawing together the many different strands that make up this modern discipline, and putting topical and... more...
- WIT Press 2003; US$ 228.00
Containing many of the papers presented at the Second International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health, this volume includes contributions from a variety of different countries. A wide range of issues related to health risk are considered. more...