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Akhtar, Rais 1946-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 50 publications in 2 languages and 1,381 library holdings
Genres: History  Statistics‡vMedical  Bibliography  Conference proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: RA644.M2, 616.936200954
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Most widely held works by Rais Akhtar
Malaria in South Asia eradication and resurgence during the second half of the twentieth century by Rais Akhtar( )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Environmental deterioration and human health : natural and anthropogenic determinants by Abdul Malik( )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book discusses the natural and anthropogenic determinants of the environment and their impact on human health. It throws light on the perspectives of climate change with case studies from Australia, India, Italy, and Latin America. Themes covered are ecology of antibiotic resistant microorganisms, pesticide and heavy metal (arsenic) problems in natural environment; molecular advances in understanding of microbial interactions; ecological studies of human/animal health and diseases; food security, technological developments and more. The various chapters incorporate both theoretical and applied aspects and may serve as baseline information for future research through which significant development is possible
Health care patterns and planning in developing countries ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Environment and health : themes in medical geography by Rais Akhtar( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Health and disease in tropical Africa : geographical and medical viewpoints ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geographical aspects of health and disease in India ( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The geography of health : an essay and a bibliography by Rais Akhtar( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Approximately 1800 references "on the relationship between the incidence of disease and the various aspects of environment--both physical and human, the latter including socio-economic and cultural conditions." Mostly English-language serial and monographic literature, but also includes German, Russian, and Spanish sources. Covers fields of epidemiology, nutrition, environmental sciences, geography, social sciences, and health planning. Arranged according to 8 sections, e.g., Soil and disease; Climatic factors and disease. Each entry gives bibliographical information. Geographical index
Contemporary approaches to Indian geography : essays in honour of Professor Mohammad Shafi ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disease, ecology, and health : readings in medical geography ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Environment, agriculture, and nutrition in Kumaon region by Rais Akhtar( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Environmental pollution and health problems ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Global medical geography : essays in honour of Prof. Yola Verhasselt ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yola Verhasselt, b. 1937, Professor of Geography, Free University, Brussels; contributed articles
Urban health in the third world ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regional planning for health care system in Jammu and Kashmir by Rais Akhtar( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
India : health care patterns and planning by Rais Akhtar( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Malaria in South Asia by Rais Akhtar( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Rūḥ-i dil : ḥamd, duʻā, manājāt, naʻt-i sharīf, salām aur manqabat by Rais Akhtar( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Urdu and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Shiʻrī majmūʻah
The malaria resurgence in India 1965-76 : towards a diffusion simulation model by A. T. A Learmonth( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Medical geography by Rais Akhtar( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Akhtar, R. 1946-
Rais Akhtar
Rais Akhtar 1946-
Languages
English (49)
Urdu (1)
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