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Author Selendy, Janine M. H
Title Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Environment : Challenges, Interventions and Preventive Measures
Imprint Hoboken : Wiley, 2011
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Note Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions and Preventive Measures -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- CONTRIBUTORS -- INTRODUCTION -- SECTION I: DEFINING THE PROBLEM -- 1 TACKLING THE WATER CRISIS: A CONTINUING NEED TO ADDRESS SPATIAL AND SOCIAL EQUITY -- 2 SANITATION AND HYGIENE: TAKING STOCK AFTER THREE DECADES -- 3 WATER AND HEALTH: THE DEMOGRAPHIC BACKGROUND -- 4 WATER AND WAR: AVERTING ARMED CONFLICT AND PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS -- SECTION II: WATER AND SANITATION-RELATED DISEASES -- 5 INFECTIOUS DIARRHEA -- 6 MALNUTRITION AND UNDERNUTRITION -- 7 SOIL-TRANSMITTED HELMINTHS: ASCARIS, TRICHURIS, AND HOOKWORM INFECTIONS -- 8 TOXIC CYANOBACTERIA -- 9 DENGUE: A WATER-BORNE DISEASE -- 10 DRACUNCULIASIS (GUINEA WORM DISEASE): CASE STUDY OF THE EFFORT TO ERADICATE GUINEA WORM -- 11 ONCHOCERCIASIS -- 12 REASSESSING MULTIPLE-INTERVENTION MALARIA CONTROL PROGRAMS OF THE PAST: LESSONS FOR THE DESIGN OF CONTEMPORARY INTERVENTIONS -- 13 SCHISTOSOMIASIS -- 14 TRACHOMA -- 15 SHIGELLOSIS -- 16 THE ZIMBABWE CHOLERA EPIDEMIC OF 2008-2009 -- 17 INFECTIOUS DISEASE CONTROL IN GHANA: GOVERNMENT'S INTERVENTIONS AND CHALLENGES TO MALARIA ERADICATION -- SECTION III: WATER RESOURCES -- 18 HOUSEHOLD WATER TREATMENT AND SAFE STORAGE IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES -- 19 INFORMAL SMALL-SCALE WATER SERVICES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE BUSINESS OF WATER FOR THOSE WITHOUT FORMAL MUNICIPAL CONNECTIONS -- SECTION IV: SANITATION AND HYGIENE -- 20 THE SANITATION CHALLENGE IN INDIA -- 21 SUCCESSFUL SANITATION PROJECTS IN THAILAND, MALAYSIA, AND SINGAPORE -- 22 HOUSEHOLD-CENTERED ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION SYSTEMS -- SECTION V: ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS OF WATER POLLUTION -- 23 NATURALLY OCCURRING WATER POLLUTANTS -- 24 ANTHROPOGENIC SOURCES OF WATER POLLUTION: PARTS 1 AND 2 -- 25 THE HUDSON RIVER: A CASE STUDY OF PCB CONTAMINATION
26 OTHER WATER POLLUTANTS: ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIA -- SECTION VI: CURRENT AND FUTURE TRENDS IN PREVENTING WATER POLLUTION -- 27 CONTROLLING WATER POLLUTANTS -- 28 GLOBAL SUBSTITUTION OF MERCURY-BASED MEDICAL DEVICES IN THE HEALTH SECTOR -- 29 ADDRESSING SOURCES OF PCBs AND OTHER CHEMICAL POLLUTANTS IN WATER -- 30 ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO PREVENT, AMELIORATE, AND REDUCE WATER POLLUTION AND RELATED WATER DISEASES: GLOBAL WATER GOVERNANCE -- SECTION VII: EMERGING ISSUES IN ECOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, AND DISEASE -- 31 CHANGING GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF DISEASE VECTORS -- 32 MALARIA IN THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON -- 33 ECOSYSTEM SERVICES, WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, AND HUMAN INFECTIOUS DISEASE -- 34 OCEAN POLLUTION: HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF BROMINATED FLAME RETARDANTS -- SECTION VIII: CONCLUSION -- 35 ASSESSMENT OF PROGRESS IN MEETING THE UN MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS -- 36 EXTENDING THE RIGHT TO HEALTH CARE AND IMPROVING CHILD SURVIVAL IN MEXICO -- 37 USING KINSHIP STRUCTURES IN HEALTH PROGRAMMING-AN EXAMPLE OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES AND SUCCESSFUL INTERVENTIONS -- INDEX -- COLOUR PLATES
Written by authorities from various related specialties, this book presents the most complete treatment possible of the conditions responsible for water- and sanitation-related diseases, the pathogens and their biology, morbidity and mortality resulting from lack of safe water and sanitation, distribution of these diseases, and the conditions that must be met to reduce or eradicate them. Preventive measures and solutions are presented throughout. This book is an essential resource for all graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and professionals in infectious disease, public health and medicine, chemical and environmental engineering, and international affairs. Key features: Provides a comprehensive understanding of the interconnection among many factors related to water-related diseases, sanitation and hygiene Brings together experts from various specialties to address each area covered and to assist in bringing about the understanding of those interconnections Provides examples of successful interventions with knowledge about how they were brought about so that information can be use to replicate the initiative in full or in part Provides an appreciation of the concerns and solutions addressed from an international perspective with high and low technological solutions Provides insight into the international dimension of these concerns and how they can be best addressed Four hours of accompanying multimedia DVD on two discs Learn more about this title and share information with colleagues and friends using this three-page flier: http://www.solutions-site.org/dvd/insert.pdf
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Selendy, Janine M. H. Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Environment : Challenges, Interventions and Preventive Measures Hoboken : Wiley,c2011 9780470527856
Subject Waterborne infection.;Water -- Purification
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Alt Author Selendy, Janine M H
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