Human Health and the Global Environment

Stefi Barna, Sarah Walpole

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After reading this chapter you will be able to describe the mechanisms through which human health depends on ecological systems; recognize the sources, pathways, impacts and control measures for environmentally mediated disease; discuss the contribution of human activity to climate change; and describe the processes through which climate change exacerbates health inequity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Health in Context
EditorsBrian Nicholson, Judy McKimm, Ann K. Allen
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSage Publications
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781473943056
ISBN (Print)9781446282502
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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