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- Springer New York 2011; US$ 139.00
This book details an ecosystem approach to health in developing regions of the world. It demonstrates how ecohealth research has led to sustained improvements and presents evidence of real changes in conditions of people, their health and their ecosystems. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
This book describes geochemical methods to investigate interaction between geological materials and fluids and humans. Covers health effects of inhaling lithogenic materials, the use of human hair as a biomarker of exposure and bioincorporation, and much more. more...
- Springer India 2013; US$ 179.00
This book examines issues related to water and health, with the support of case studies. It details curative, preventive, and adaptive aspects as well as discusses the effects of pollution and actions being taken to redress the situation. 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 104.99
Foreword. Contributors. Part I: Ecological Health and Change. 1. Introduction, James G. Else and Mark A. Pokras. 2. Defining Conservation Medicine, Gary M. Tabor. 3. Conservation Medicine: The Birth of Another Crisis Discipline, Richard S. Ostfeld, Gary K. Meffe and Mary C. Pearl. 4. Biodiversity, Climate Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Paul... 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...
- Jaypee Brothers Pvt. Ltd. 2012; US$ 32.00
he methods of waste disposal in accordance with the guidelines are explained in a simple language that makes it easy to understand. A number of photographs and line diagrams are included to make the subject more comprehensive. Various tables further add value to the subject matter as these give the required information in brief. neglected issues like... 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...