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  • Ecohealth Research in Practiceby

    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...

  • Medical Geochemistryby

    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...

  • Water and Healthby

    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...

  • Essential Environmental Health Standards for Health Careby J. Adams; J. Bartram; Y. Chartier

    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...

  • Conservation Medicineby A. Alonso Aguirre; Richard S. Ostfeld; Gary M. Tabor; Carol House; Mary C. Pearl

    Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 99.99

    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...

  • Safe Piped Waterby Richard Ainsworth

    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...

  • Squatting with Dignityby Kumar Alok

    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...

  • Human-Ecosystem Interdependence in Coastal Citiesby Mark Amen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Coastal cities are now home to over 40% of the world’s 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...

  • Biomedical Waste Disposalby Singh Anantpreet

    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...

  • Radiation Threats and Your Safetyby Armin Ansari

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 87.95

    The author ? has skillfully assembled a body of knowledge on preparedness and response to accidental and intentional radiological and nuclear incidents targeted at concerned citizens and early responders. ? this book is a good contribution on the subject. It is a good resource for both perspective and plain-language explanations of sometimes complex... more...