Books available in   E-Collection Environmental Health and Chemical Safety
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Title
Year
2001 Order Number   13800030 ISBN-13  
9789241530309
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries  CHF 14,70
English
1,3-Butadiene is a product of incomplete combustion resulting from natural processes and human activity. It is also an industrial chemical used primarily in the production of polymers. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   13800074 ISBN-13  
9789241530743
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
2-Butenal (also known as crotonaldehyde) is an ab-unsaturated aldehyde and consequently a very reactive compound. It is a chemical intermediate used chiefly in the manufacture of sorbates, solvents, and, to a lesser extent, pharmaceutical products and aroma chemicals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   13800043 ISBN-13  
9789241530439
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries  CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to Acrolein. Acrolein is a clear, colourless liquid with an intensively acrid odour. It is released to the atmosphere as a product of fermentation and ripening processes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   13400066 ISBN-13  
9789289021920
Price
CHF 100,00  / US$ 120,00 Developing countries  CHF 70,00
English
This book presents revised guideline values for the four most common air pollutants - particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide - based on a recent review of the accumulated scientific evidence. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   13800047 ISBN-13  
9789241530477
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries  CHF 9,10
English
This book evaluates the effects of arsine to human health. The information presented focuses on effects associated with short-term exposure to arsine. Arsine is a colourless, non-irritating gas with a mild, garlic-like odour. Arsine is extensively used in the semiconductor. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500562 ISBN-13  
9789241546300
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries  CHF 31,50
English
Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking water. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000141 ISBN-13  
9789240690608
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 0,00
English
The Atlas of health and climate is a product of this unique collaboration between the meteorological and public health communities. It provides sound scientific information on the connections between weather and climate and major health challenges. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   13800032 ISBN-13  
9789241530323
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries  CHF 14,70
English
In this volume are assessed the risks to human health and the environment of Beryllium, found in the earth's crust at an average concentration of approximately 2.8-5.0 mg/kg. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500727 ISBN-13  
9789241563550
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Can calcium and magnesium ('hardness') in drinking water contribute to preventing disease? This book documents the outputs of an unprecedented group of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to address this question. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   13800046 ISBN-13  
9789241530460
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries  CHF 9,10
English
Carbon disulfide is a clear, colourless or faintly yellow, mobile liquid at room temperature but it is highly volatile and highly flammable. It is produced artificially but it is also released into the environment from a wide variety of natural sources like soil bacteria and plants. .../...
 
Title
Author Thompson, T., Fawell, J., Kunikane, S., Jackson, D., et al.
Year
2007 Order Number   11500630 ISBN-13  
9789241546768
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This book provides guidance on the chemical safety of drinking-water. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500641 ISBN-13  
9789241546782
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
The objective of this document is to provide guidance to risk assessors on the use of quantitative toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic data to address interspecies and interindividual differences in dose/concentration-response assessment. .../...
 
Title
Author Licari, L., Nemer, L., Tamburlini, G.
Year
2005 Order Number   13400052 ISBN-13  
9789289013741
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Investing in children's health is essential to ensure human and economic development. Healthy children have the best chances for healthy, productive lives. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   13800048 ISBN-13  
9789241530484
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries  CHF 14,70
English
Chloroanilines have 3 isomers: chlorinated at the 2, 3, and 4 (ortho, meta, and para) positions. Their use patterns are the same and they all show the same pattern of toxicity in rats and mice (e.g. haematotoxicity). .../...
 
Title
Author McMichael, A.J., Campbell-Lendrum,D.H, Corvalán, C.F., Ebi, K.L., et al.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500551 ISBN-13  
9789241562485
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Over the ages, human societies have altered local ecosystems and modified regional climates. Today, the human influence has attained a global scale. This reflects the recent rapid increase in population size, energy consumption, intensity of land use, international trade and travel, and other human activities. .../...
 
Title
Year
2000 Order Number   13100088 ISBN-13  
9789289013550
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
A balanced assessment, based on currently available scientific knowledge, of the effects that climate change may have on the environment in Europe and the health of its populations. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   13800069 ISBN-13  
9789241530699
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Cobalt is a naturally occurring element with a number of radioactive isotopes. It is a silvery grey solid at room temperatures. Sources of exposure are both natural and anthropogenic with the largest source of exposure to the general population is through the food supply. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500679 ISBN-13  
9789241563260
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
Safe water and adequate sanitation are basic to the health of every person on the planet, yet many people throughout the world do not have access to these fundamental needs. .../...
 
Title
Year
2015 Order Number   18000365 ISBN-13  
9789240692787
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Dermal exposure has been identified as an important exposure route, as people are exposed to a variety of substances and products either directly or indirectly while at work, in the home or in public facilities. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   13800041 ISBN-13  
9789241530415
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries  CHF 9,10
English
Diethylene glycol dimethyl ether (in the following called diglyme) is a colourless liquid with a slight, pleasant odour. .../...
 
Title
Author Corvalan, C., Hales, S., McMichael, A., Butler, C., et al.
Year
2005 Order Number   11500649 ISBN-13  
9789241563093
Price
CHF 16,60  / US$ 19,92 Developing countries  CHF 11,70
English
This report synthesizes the findings from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) global and sub-global assessments of how ecosystem changes do, or could, affect human health and well-being. .../...
 
Title
Author Wisner, B., Adams, J.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500487 ISBN-13  
9789241545419
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
This volume distills what is known about environmental health during an emergency or disaster. It draws on results from the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, and on experience with sustainable development between the two Earth Summits, in Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   13800045 ISBN-13  
9789241530453
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries  CHF 9,10
English
This book evaluates the risk to human health of ethylene glycol. Ethylene glycol is a colourless, odourless, sweet-tasting, relatively non-volatile liquid. It is used in the manufacture of poly-ethylene terephthalate, in natural gas processing, and as an antifreeze agent. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500821 ISBN-13  
9789241548229
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Household water treatment (HWT) is increasingly being promoted as a rapidly implementable and cost-effective interim approach to improve water quality. It is a key preventive component of the WHO/UNICEF comprehensive strategy on diarrhoea control. .../...
 
Title
Author Fawell, J., Bailey, K., Chilton, J., Dahi, E., et al.
Year
2006 Order Number   11500668 ISBN-13  
9789241563192
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
Fluoride is known to occur at elevated concentration in a number of parts of the world where it can be a significant cause of disease.

The primary focus of this book is the prevention of adverse health effects from excessive levels of fluoride in drinking-water. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   11600227 ISBN-13  
9789241572279
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to fluorides. It is widely known that fluoride has both positive and negative effects on human health, and there is a narrow range between intakes that are associated with these effects. .../...
 
Title
Year
2000 Order Number   11600219 ISBN-13  
9789241572194
Price
CHF 36,00  / US$ 43,20 Developing countries  CHF 25,20
English

This book evaluates the risks to human and animal health posed by the consumption of maize and maize-based products contaminated with fumonisin B1. .../...
 
Title
Year
2000 Order Number   13800021 ISBN-13  
9789241530217
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries  CHF 9,10
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 2-furaldehyde. The chemical is produced commercially for industrial use in the production of resins, abrasive wheels, and refractories, refining of lubrication oils, and solvent recovery. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11500714 ISBN-13  
9789241547307
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
Population ageing and urbanization are two global trends that together comprise major forces shaping the 21st century. At the same time as cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and more is increasing. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000115 ISBN-13  
9789240689596
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
The next few years will be critical in the fight against malaria and the global health community needs to recognize that mosquito resistance to insecticides is now also a serious challenge to malaria control efforts. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11505404 ISBN-13  
9789241545358
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
This Addendum to the second edition of the Guidelines for drinking-water quality contains reviews of a number of pathogens that occur widely in water - Aeromonas and Legionella spp. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11502525 ISBN-13  
9789241546805
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
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Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500525 ISBN-13  
9789241545808
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
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Title
Year
2012 Order Number   19300244 ISBN-13  
9789241502801
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Integrated vector management (IVM) is a rational decision-making process for optimal use of resources for vector control. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500544 ISBN-13  
9789241562379
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Hazard characterization, either as part of a microbiological risk assessment or as a stand-alone process, describes the human adverse health effects that may result from ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500666 ISBN-13  
9789241563185
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This publication describes the processes involved in the design, installation and maintenance of modern plumbing systems. It recommends a number of plumbing system design and installation specifications that have demonstrated their validity from years of experience. .../...
 
Title
Author Krzyzanowski, M., Kuna-Dibbert, B., Schneider, J.
Year
2005 Order Number   13400051 ISBN-13  
9789289013734
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
While transport is a vital part of modern life, policy-makers in the WHO European Region face the difficult challenge of reducing the related risks to health and the environment and meeting countries' requirements for effective transport systems. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   19300225 ISBN-13  
9789241563727
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This synthesis reports highlights key findings of the Environment Linkages Initiative, and introduces a "tool-kit" to support integration of environment and health considerations into decision-making. .../...
 
Title
Author Amann, M., Derwent, D., Forsberg, B., Hänninen, O., Hurley, F., Krzyzanowski, M., de Leeuw, F., Liu, S.J., et al.
Year
2008 Order Number   13400081 ISBN-13  
9789289042895
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Ozone is a highly oxidative compound formed in the lower atmosphere (from gases originating to a large extent from anthropogenic sources) by photochemistry driven by solar radiation, Owing to its highly reactive chemical properties, ozone is harmful to vegetation, materials and human health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   13400099 ISBN-13  
9789289041980
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This report describes the progress made by WHO European Member States in improving their health and environment situations over the last 20 years. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500634 ISBN-13  
9789241562980
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
The eight Millennium Development Goals represents a unique global compact. Derives from the Millennium Declaration, which was signed by 189 countries, the MDGs benefit from international political support. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500829 ISBN-13  
9789241501712
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Many strategies to reduce climate change have large, immediate health benefits, while others may pose health risks or tradeoffs. Examined systematically, a powerful new dimension of measures to address climate change emerges. .../...
 
Title
Author Howard, G
Year
2002 Order Number   11500494 ISBN-13  
9789241545532
Price
CHF 22,00  / US$ 26,40 Developing countries  CHF 22,00
English
Health is determined by many factors, including income, environmental conditions - such as access to adequate sanitation and safe water supplies - individual behaviour, and health services. .../...
 
Title
Author Bartram, J., Cotruvo, J., Exner, M., Fricker, C., Glasmacher, A.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500529 ISBN-13  
9789241562263
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries  CHF 31,50
English
This text, prepared by an international group of experts, addresses the 'heterotrophic plate count' test which is widely used in drinking-water assessment: what it detects (and what it does not detect), its direct and indirect health significance and its use in the safety management of drinking water supplies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500795 ISBN-13  
9789241548038
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
The global report Hidden Cities: Unmasking and Overcoming Health Inequities in Urban Settings is one important component of the overall WHO strategy to strengthen the response of the local, national and global health communities to reduce health inequities in an increasingly urbanized world. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500791 ISBN-13  
9789241548014
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices are essential for maintaining people's health and dignity. People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of diarrhoeal diseases, which can decrease their life expectancy and quality of life, and increase the burden on their families and caregivers. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500717 ISBN-13  
9789241563499
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
The use of structured frameworks in chemical risk assessment promotes transparent, harmonized approaches. This book presents two IPCS frameworks originally published in Critical Reviews in Toxicology, in a user-friendly large format. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500578 ISBN-13  
9789241562676
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This publication contains two parts: Part 1 contains internationally harmonized generic terms used in hazard/risk assessment. This set of harmonized terms was developed by the International Programme on Chemical Safety after an extensive survey of the terms used by chemical risk assessment professionals. .../...
 
Title
Author Gordon,B., Mackay,R., Rehfuess,E.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500586 ISBN-13  
9789241591560
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
***"Highly commended" in the Public Health Category of the British Medical Association Book Competition 2005***

Every child has the right to live in a healthy, supportive environment - an environment that encourages growth and development, and protects from disease. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2013 Order Number   18000271 ISBN-13  
9789240691834
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) provides summaries of the relevant scientific information concerning the potential effects of these chemicals upon human health and the environment. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500605 ISBN-13  
9789241562782
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This report prepared by WHO and UNICEF provides water supply and sanitation coverage data for 1990 and 2002 at national, regional and global levels and an analysis of trends towards 2015. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500678 ISBN-13  
9789241563253
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,00
English
Safe drinking water, sanitation and good hygiene are fundamental to health, survival, growth and development. However, these basic necessities are still a luxury for many of the world s poor people. Over 1.1 billion of our fellow citizens do not use drinking water from improved sources, while 2. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   13800031 ISBN-13  
9789241530316
Price
CHF 17,00  / US$ 20,40 Developing countries  CHF 11,90
English
This substance was assessed for potential effects of indirect exposure in the general environment on human health as well as environmental effects. Occupational exposure was not addressed. N,N-Dimethylformamide is an organic solvent produced in large quantities throughout the world. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11600226 ISBN-13  
9789241572262
Price
CHF 36,00  / US$ 43,20 Developing countries  CHF 25,20
English
Palladium is a steel-white, ductile metallic element resembling and occurring with the other platinum group metals and nickel. Palladium and its alloys are used in the (petro)chemical and the automotive industries as catalysts, in dentistry, and in electronics and the electrical industry. .../...
 
Title
Author Bartram, J., Cotruvo, J., Dufour, A., Rees, G., Pedley, S.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500585 ISBN-13  
9789241562591
Price
CHF 150,00  / US$ 180,00 Developing countries  CHF 75,00
English
Environmental mycobacteria can be found in diverse environments around the world and most appear to exhibit a saprophytic lifestyle. .../...
 
Title
Author Prüss-Ustün, A., Corvalán, C.
Year
2006 Order Number   11500680 ISBN-13  
9789241593823
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
***This book is a winner of the British Medical Association's 2007 annual Medical Book Competition. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11600236 ISBN-13  
9789241572361
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
This new volume in the Environmental Health Criteria series provides a framework for the evaluation of the role of chemical risk factors in the development of autoimmune diseases. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11600228 ISBN-13  
9789241572286
Price
CHF 26,00  / US$ 31,20 Developing countries  CHF 18,20
English
The risk assessment approach described in this monograph applies only to essential trace elements (ETEs) involved in human health and not to non-essential elements. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11600240 ISBN-13  
9789241572408
Price
CHF 80,00  / US$ 96,00 Developing countries  CHF 56,00
English
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Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11600237 ISBN-13  
9789241572378
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
Scientific knowledge in recent years has demonstrated that children are a vulnerable population subgroup with special susceptibilities and unique exposures to environmental factors that have important implications for public health practices and risk assessment approaches. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   11600225 ISBN-13  
9789241572255
Price
CHF 42,00  / US$ 50,40 Developing countries  CHF 29,40
English
Intended as a tool for use by public health officials, research and regulatory scientists and risk managers, this publication seeks to provide a scientific framework for the use and interpretation of reproductive toxicity data from human and animal studies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11600239 ISBN-13  
9789241572392
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
This volume is part of the ongoing review of the underlying scientific bases for decision-making in chemical risk assessment by International Programme on Chemical Safety. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500651 ISBN-13  
9789241563116
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This document sets out the characteristics of exposure assessment models that should be described to aid in model selection by exposure assessors. It includes a background document that summarizes current practice in exposure modelling and principles for evaluating exposure models.
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number   18000367 ISBN-13  
9789240692817
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This 2014 update report of the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation, known as the JMP, is split in three sections. The first section presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500738 ISBN-13  
9789241563673
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This report details global progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target for drinking water and sanitation, and what these trends suggest for the remainder of the Water for Life Decade 2005-2015. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000206 ISBN-13  
9789240691186
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This JMP 2013 update presents country, regional and global estimates for the year 2011. Since the JMP 2012 update, which presented 2010 estimates, results of 230 surveys have been added to the JMP data base bringing the total number of surveys in the JMP data base close to 1,700. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11502738 ISBN-13  
9789241563956
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This report describes the status and trends with respect to the use of safe drinking water and basic sanitation and progress made towards the MDG drinking water and sanitation target. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   13400100 ISBN-13  
9789289014199
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
With the needs of children and young people uppermost, this Conference focused on three main priority areas. The first was the progress and impact of the environment and health process, particularly in the countries of south-eastern and eastern Europe, the Caucasus and central Asia, and where further action is needed. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500625 ISBN-13  
9789241546683
Price
CHF 160,00  / US$ 192,00 Developing countries  CHF 112,00
English
Protecting drinking-water resources is a key barrier in preventing health effects from pathogens and toxic chemicals. Effective action builds on cooperation amongst practitioners in many fields - drinking-water supply, health environment, land-use planning, agriculture and many more. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000293 ISBN-13  
9789240692008
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
There is now strong evidence that the earth s climate is changing rapidly, due mainly to human activities. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000259 ISBN-13  
9789289071963
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
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Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11500701 ISBN-13  
9789241563413
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
The last several years have seen a wealth of new evidence on the health effects of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS), the benefits of smoke-free environments and best practice in implementing smoke-free policies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11502068 ISBN-13  
9789241546157
Price
CHF 38,00  / US$ 45,60 Developing countries  CHF 26,60
English
This second edition, like the first, analyses the public health aspects of the possible hostile use of biological or chemical agents. .../...
 
Title
Author SHIMEK, Jo Anna M., EMMANUEL, Jorge, ORRIS, Peter, CHARTIER, Yves
Year
2011 Order Number   19300236 ISBN-13  
9789241548182
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This short guide is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for the safe substitution of non-mercury thermometers and sphygmomanometers in health-care settings. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500546 ISBN-13  
9789241590563
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries  CHF 3,50
English
The objective of this brochure is to raise awareness to the right to water as an important health and human rights concern.
Water is the essence of life and human dignity. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500779 ISBN-13  
9789241547895
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
Risk characterization is one of the four steps of microbiological risk assessment, which include hazard identification, exposure assessment, hazard characterization and risk characterization. .../...
 
Title
Author Rees, G., Pond, K., Kay, D., Bartram, J., Santo Domingo, J.
Year
2010 Order Number   11500758 ISBN-13  
9789241563826
Price
CHF 100,00  / US$ 120,00 Developing countries  CHF 70,00
English
Unsafe water used for bivalve shellfish growing causes outbreaks of disease in both developed and developing countries worldwide. Scientists and regulators agree that change is required so that monitoring and management better reflect risks to shellfish consumers. .../...
 
Title
Author Ainsworth, R.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500557 ISBN-13  
9789241562515
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
The development of pressurized pipe networks for supplying drinking-water to individual dwellings, buildings and communal taps is an important component in the continuing development and health of many communities. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   13800044 ISBN-13  
9789241530446
Price
CHF 13,00  / US$ 15,60 Developing countries  CHF 9,10
English
This book evaluates the effects of silver and silver comounds to the environment, including their uptake and accumulation in plants. Silver is a rare but naturally occurring metal, often found deposited as a mineral ore in association with other elements. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500730 ISBN-13  
9789241563604
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
This Harmonization Project Document presents the conclusions of an IPCS Workshop on Skin Sensitization in Chemical Risk Assessment. .../...
 
Title
Year
2000 Order Number   17200077 ISBN-13  
9789283212775
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries  CHF 38,50
English
Evaluates or re-evaluates the carcinogenic risks to humans posed by exposure to sixteen organic industrial chemicals. .../...
 
Title
Author Dora, C., Phillips, M.
Year
2001 Order Number   13100089 ISBN-13  
9789289013567
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
The continuing expansion of motorized transport in Europe today raises crucial questions about the efficiency and the environmental, health and social implications of land-use and transport policies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   13800056 ISBN-13  
9789241530569
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries  CHF 14,70
English
1, 2, 3-trichloropropane is a chlorinated alkane, which is used as an intermediate in the synthesis of other chemicals (e.g. pesticides) and as a crosslinking agent in the production of polymers. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   13800029 ISBN-13  
9789241530293
Price
CHF 17,00  / US$ 20,40 Developing countries  CHF 11,90
English
In this volume are assessed the risks to human health and the environment of Vanadium, a soft silvery-grey metal that can exist in a number of different oxidation states. The most common commercial form is vanadium pentoxide, and this exists in the pentavalent state as a yellow-red or green crystalline powder. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000263 ISBN-13  
9789289002141
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
This book presents WHO guidelines for the protection of public health from a number of chemicals commonly present in indoor air. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2006 Order Number   11501653 ISBN-13  
9789241546829
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2006 Order Number   11504653 ISBN-13  
9789241546850
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11502653 ISBN-13  
9789241546836
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2006 Order Number   11503653 ISBN-13  
9789241546843
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500799 ISBN-13  
9789241548076
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
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Title
Author Fewtrel, L., Bartram, J.
Year
2001 Order Number   11500489 ISBN-13  
9789241545334
Price
CHF 126,00  / US$ 151,20 Developing countries  CHF 88,20
English
The potential to increase consistency in approaches to assessment and management of water-related microbial hazards was tackled by an international group of experts concerned with drinking water, irrigation and wastewater use and recreational/bathing water. .../...
 
Title
Author Pond, K.
Year
2005 Order Number   11500647 ISBN-13  
9789241563055
Price
CHF 130,00  / US$ 156,00 Developing countries  CHF 91,00
English
Worldwide, the popularity of recreational activities which involve contact with water is continuing to grow. Moreover, ease of travel and change in human behaviour has altered the use of water for recreational purposes. Users should be aware that recreational exposures to pathogens may result in disease. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500575 ISBN-13  
9789241562638
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,00
English
In 2004, the WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality recommended that water suppliers develop and implement "Water Safety Plans" (WSPs) in order to systematically assess and manage risks. .../...
 
Title
Author Adams, J., Sims, J., Chartier, Y., Bartram, J.
Year
2009 Order Number   11500770 ISBN-13  
9789241547796
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families. .../...
 
Title
Author LeChevallier, M.W., Kwok-Keung, A.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500563 ISBN-13  
9789241562553
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 25,00
English
Contamination of drinking-water by microbial pathogens can cause disease outbreaks and contribute to background rates of disease. There are many treatment options for controlling pathogens from drinking-water. Finding the right solution for a particular supply involves choosing from a range of processes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500629 ISBN-13  
9789241562935
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Every day, diarrhoeal diseases from easily preventable causes claim the lives of approximately 5 000 people, most of them young children. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   11600221 ISBN-13  
9789241572217
Price
CHF 48,00  / US$ 57,60 Developing countries  CHF 33,60
English
Zinc is a common element in the natural environment. Apart from artificially reduced zinc metal, it exists in the divalent state Zn (II) in the environment and it is an essential element for most organisms. .../...
 
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