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Title Climate change and rural child health / Erica Bell, Bastian M. Seidel and Joav Merrick, editors
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 272 pages) : illustrations
Series Health and human development
Health and human development series.
Contents Healthy children and a healthy planet : a role for education / Susan M. Cooke [and others] -- Climate change and diarrhoeal disease : perspectives for development policies / Kirsten Halsnæs and Tullik H.Y. Føyn -- Flooding and infectious disease in rural children / Colleen Lau and Philip Weinstein -- Climate change effects on trematode and nematode diseases affecting children in rural areas of developing countries / Santiago Mas-Coma, M. Adela Valero, and M. Dolores Bargues -- Impacts of climate change on aeroallergens and allergic respiratory diseases in children in rural areas / Paul John Beggs -- Challenges and solutions in the provision of health to the rural Bedouin population in southern Israel / Jacob Urkin, Said Alsana, and Joav Merrick
Introduction : climate change and rural child health / Erica Bell, Bastian M. Seidel and Joav Merrick -- Climate change impacts will be pervasive / Michael C. MacCracken -- Climate and child health in rural areas of low and middle income countries / Angela Baschieri and Sari Kovats -- Protecting our health and environment / Cheryl C. Macpherson -- Impact of global climate change on childrens' health and well-being / Jeffrey Goldhagen -- Climate change and child health in Australia / Lyndall Strazdins, Sharon Friel, Anthony McMichael, et al. -- Warming up to the embodied context of First Nations child health research / Margot W. Parkes, Sarah de Leeuw, and Margot Greenwood
Meat, climate change, and global child health / John Powles -- Climate adversity : yet another stressor for rural adolescents / Helen J. Stain [and others] -- The effect of climate change on children living on Pacific islands / Emma Britton and Philippa Howden-Chapman -- From typhoid to tsunamis : Samoan children in a changing world / Graeme Lindsay, Teuila Percival, and Alistair Woodward -- Social-ecological resilience and Inuit child health / Karen Morrison and David Waltner-Toews -- The global financial crisis, climate change, and rural child health / Erica Bell -- Australia, 'lucky country' or 'climate change canary' : her children's future / Elizabeth G. Hanna [and others]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Climatic changes -- Health aspects.
Medical climatology.
Rural children -- Health and hygiene.
Child Welfare.
Climate Change.
Rural Health.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Developing Countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Bell, Erica, Dr.
Merrick, Joav, 1950-
Seidel, Bastian M.
ISBN 1612090141 (electronic bk.)
9781612090146 (electronic bk.)