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Main Title Water and sanitation-related diseases and the environment : challenges, interventions, and preventive measures /
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Selendy, Janine M.
Selendy, Janine M. H.
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell,
Year Published 2011
Stock Number 10.1002/9781118148594
OCLC Number 764494308
ISBN 9781118148617; 1118148614; 9781118148600; 1118148606; 9786613401014; 6613401013
Subjects Waterborne infection ; Water--Purification ; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Environmental--Pollution Control ; Water Supply ; Developing Countries ; Disease Outbreaks--prevention & control ; Sanitation ; Water Microbiology ; Water Pollution--prevention & control
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EMAR  Internet Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 08/01/2012
Collation 1 online resource (xvii, 497 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Includes bibliographical references and index. Print version record.
Contents Notes
Frontmatter -- Color Plates -- Section I: Defining the Problem. Part Introduction -- Tackling the Water Crisis: A Continuing Need to Address Spatial and Social Equity / Jay Graham -- Sanitation and Hygiene: Taking Stock After Three Decades / Jay Graham -- Water and Health: The Demographic Background / Robert Wyman -- Water and War: Averting Armed Conflict and Protecting Human Rights / Barry S Levy, Victor W Sidel -- Section II: Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases. Part Introduction -- Infectious Diarrhea / Sean Fitzwater, Aruna Chandran, Margaret Kosek, Mathuram Santosham -- Malnutrition and Undernutrition / Jeffrey K Griffiths -- Soil-Transmitted Helminths:, and Hookworm Infections / Brian G Blackburn, Michele Barry -- Toxic Cyanobacteria / Ian Stewart, Wayne W Carmichael, Lorraine C Backer -- Dengue: A Water-Borne Disease / Scott B Halstead -- Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease): Case Study of the Effort to Eradicate Guinea Worm / Donald R Hopkins, Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben -- Onchocerciasis / Adrian Hopkins, Boakye A Boatin -- Reassessing Multiple-Intervention Malaria Control Programs of the Past: Lessons for the Design of Contemporary Interventions / Burton H Singer, Marcia C Castro -- Schistosomiasis / Pascal Magnussen, Birgitte Jyding Vennervald, Jens Aagaard-Hansen -- Trachoma / Joseph A Cook, Silvio P Mariotti -- Shigellosis / Michael L Bennish, M John Albert -- The Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic of 2008b6s2009 / Edward Dodge -- Infectious Disease Control in Ghana: Government's Interventions and Challenges to Malaria Eradication / Julius N Fobil, Juergen May, Alexander Kraemer -- Section III: Water Resources. Part Introduction -- Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage in Low-Income Countries / Thomas F Clasen -- Informal Small-Scale Water Services in Developing Countries: The Business of Water for Those without Formal Municipal Connections / Laura Sima, Menachem Elimelech -- Section IV: Sanitation and Hygiene. Part Introduction -- The Sanitation Challenge in India / Bindeshwar Pathak -- Successful Sanitation Projects in Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore / Jay P Graham -- Household-Centered Environmental Sanitation Systems / Bindeshwar Pathak -- Section V: Environmental Factors of Water Pollution. Part Introduction -- Naturally Occurring Water Pollutants / Lorraine C Backer, Jonathan K Kish, Helena M Solo-Gabriele, Lora E Fleming -- Anthropogenic Sources of Water Pollution: Parts 1 and 2 / Kerry L Shannon, Robert S Lawrence, Danielle McDonald -- The Hudson River: A Case Study of PCB Contamination / David O Carpenter, Gretchen Welfinger-Smith -- Other Water Pollutants: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria / Amy R Sapkota -- Section VI: Current and Future Trends in Preventing Water Pollution. Part Introduction -- Controlling Water Pollutants / Jeffery A Foran -- Global Substitution of Mercury-Based Medical Devices in the Health Sector / Joshua Karliner, Peter Orris -- Addressing Sources of PCBs and Other Chemical Pollutants in Water / Gretchen Welfinger-Smith, David O Carpenter -- Additional Measures to Prevent, Ameliorate, and Reduce Water Pollution and Related Water Diseases: Global Water Governance / Nikhil Chandavarkar -- Section VII: Emerging Issues in Ecology, Environment, and Disease. Part Introduction -- Changing Geographic Distribution of Disease Vectors / Mary E Wilson -- Malaria in the Brazilian Amazon / Marcia C Castro, Burton H Singer -- Ecosystem Services, Water Resource Development, and Human Infectious Disease / Uriel N Safriel -- Ocean Pollution: Health and Environmental Impacts of Brominated Flame Retardants / Susan D Shaw, Kurunthachalam Kannan -- Section VIII: Conclusion. Part Introduction -- Assessment of Progress in Meeting the UN Millennium Development Goals / Gretchen Loeffler Peltier, Unni Krishnan Karunakara, Anson Elisabeth Wright -- Extending the Right to Health Care and Improving Child Survival in Mexico / Julio Frenk, Octavio óGmez-Danéts -- Using Kinship Structures in Health Programming--An Example of Preventive Measures and Successful Interventions / Moses N Katabarwa -- Index.