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Ecohealth research in practice : innovative applications of an ecosystem approach to health

Author: Dominique F Charron
Publisher: Ottawa : International Development Research Centre ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Series: Insight and innovation in international development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book details an ecosystem approach to health in developing regions of the world. It demonstrates how ecohealth research has led to sustained improvements and presents evidence of real changes in conditions of people, their health and their ecosystems.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ecohealth research in practice.
Ottawa : International Development Research Centre ; New York : Springer, ©2012
(DLC) 2011937450
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique F Charron
ISBN: 9781461405177 1461405173 9781552505298 1552505294
OCLC Number: 765960104
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 282 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Exploring the linkages between ecosystems and human health --
Evolution towards an ecosystem approach to public health --
Ecosystem approaches to human health: key concepts and principles --
Community-based participatory research for ecohealth --
The process of conducting an ecohealth research project: a participatory action research approach --
Applying an ecosystem approach to community health research in Ghana: a case study --
Planning for a healthy community: a case study: phase II --
Challenges and ethical dilemmas in conducting participatory ecohealth research --
Ecosystem approaches to indigenous health --
Policy frameworks on health and environmental linkages --
Applying critical theory to environmental and health issues --
Examining environmental problems from a critical perspective --
Examining public health concerns from a critical perspective --
Towards a critical approach to ecohealth research and practice.
Series Title: Insight and innovation in international development.
Responsibility: Dominique F. Charron, editor.
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This book is about doing innovative research to achieve sustainable and equitable change in people's health and well-being through improved interactions with the environment.  Read more...

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