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  • Preventing Diarrhoea through Better Water Sanitation and Hygieneby WHO

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 30.00

    In early 2013 WHO convened an expert group of scientists from 14 collaborating research institutions to update theassessment of the burden of diarrhoeal disease from inadequate water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and to reassessthe effectiveness of WASH interventions. This group considered evolving and alternative methods for assessing theburden... more...

  • The Age of Smokeby Frank Uekoetter; Thomas Dunlap

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    In 1880, coal was the primary energy source for everything from home heating to industry. Regions where coal was readily available, such as the Ruhr Valley in Germany and western Pennsylvania in the United States, witnessed exponential growth-yet also suffered the greatest damage from coal pollution. These conditions prompted civic activism in the... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Beingby Hugh Barton; Susan Thompson; Sarah Burgess; Marcus Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 214.00

    Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by tackling the social, economic and environmental determinants.... more...

  • Air Pollution and Health Effectsby Srikanth S. Nadadur; John W. Hollingsworth

    Springer London 2015; US$ 153.07

    Exposure to ambient air pollutants, both indoors and outdoors has been associated with the exacerbation and also in the etiology of diverse human diseases. This book offers an overview of our current understanding of air pollution health risks and how this knowledge is being used in the regulatory, therapeutic intervention measures to protect the... more...

  • Water Resourcesby Brian Kay

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 231.00

    This collection addresses the complexities of water management and the impact of environmental developments such as dams, reservoirs and irrigation schemes on public health. The main focus of the book is on vector-borne diseases such as malaria, arboviruses (dengue and encephalitides) and snail- borne schistosomiasis. These are examined from a wide... more...

  • Unhealthy Placesby Kevin Fitzpatrick; Mark LaGory

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiationby W.A. Crosbie; J.H. Gittus

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    Proceedings of a Conference on Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiation held at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK, 28-30 June 1989. more...

  • Microorganisms in Home and Indoor Work Environmentsby Brian Flannigan; Robert A. Samson; J. David Miller

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 219.95

    Despite the large amount of money spent on research into pollution of the indoor environment, the problem remains complex with major gaps in our knowledge of the identities and sources of pollutants and of the effects of prolonged exposure to indoor pollutants on health. Microorganisms in Home and Indoor Work Environments considers one such group of... more...

  • Healthy Cities and Urban Policy Researchby Takehito Takano

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    Healthy Cites and Urban Policy Research is a collection of papers by leading experts from academia or international organisations who have been involved in the Healthy Cities Movement. It is the first academic work to combine public health with urban planning. Contemporary issues from various perspectives are included which address evaluation, evidence-based... more...

  • Wireless Phones and Health IIby George L. Carlo

    Springer US 2007; US$ 234.34

    From the time questions about the impact of wireless technology on public health were first raised in 1993 through the present, Wireless Technology Research, LLC (WTR) has been the largest independent surveillance and research program trying to identify and solve human health problems associated with wireless phones. In 1995 at the University “La Sapienza”... more...