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Environmental health in urban development

report of a WHO expert committee.

by WHO Expert Committee on Environmental Health in Urban Development.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban health -- Planning.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWHO technical report series,, 807, Technical report series (World Health Organization) ;, 807.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA8 .A25 no. 807, RA566.7 .A25 no. 807
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 65 p. ;
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1329187M
    ISBN 109241208074
    LC Control Number92209190

      The urban population in was 54 % of the total global population, up from 30 % in , and is projected to account for around 66 % of the global population by [1]. Urban areas are facing a range of environmental health challenges including contamination of air, water and by:   A healthy population is essential for economic development. The poorest people on the planet tend to suffer most from the health effects from exposures to environmental hazards like air pollution and impure water. In turn, disease and disability related to polluted environments slows and blocks economic development. In addition to its toll on human suffering, illness carries a significant.

    Book Description. Statutory Nuisance and Residential Property: Environmental Health Problems in Housing examines the statutory nuisance provisions in the Environmental Protection Act pertaining to the condition of premises and related problems in housing and compares these with the provisions of the Housing Act The book discusses the separate development of statutory nuisance and.   National Center for Environmental Health. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Original Printing , Reprinted , Updated and Revised Suggested citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Healthy housing reference manual.

    Globally, million people still open defecate (9 out of 10 live in rural areas), billion people lack access to basic sanitation (7 out of 10 in rural areas), million lack access to basic water sources, and diarrhea is the second leading cause of death in children under five much of which is preventable by clean water and sanitation (WHO/UNICEF JMP, ; WHO, ). Sanitation is. 'Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment' demonstrates how urban design and planning impact on public health and sustainable development. Moughtin et al. explore the concept of what makes a physically and psychologically 'healthy' environment in the context of the paramount need for new homes where living standards are not compromised, in increasingly crowded cities.


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WHO Expert Committee Environmental health in urban development book Environmental Health in Urban Development. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Who Expert Committee on Environmental Health in Urban Development met in Geneva from 17 to 23 April "--Page 1.

Description: vi, 65 pages ; 24 cm. Series Title: Technical report series (World Health Organization. Book: All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization.; WHO Expert Committee on Environmental Health in Urban Development.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A WHO Expert Committee on Environmental Health in Urban Development met in Geneva from 17 to 23 April "--Page 1.

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