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    • Health impacts of recreational water and bathing beach quality : report on a WHO Expert Consultation, Bad Elster, Germany, 20-22 June 1996 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/EHPM 07 02 02, 1997)‎
      All over the world resident and tourist populations extensively use waters for recreational purposes. Research has indicated that this affects health, and WHO is often requested to provide guidance in this area. Fifteen experts met at a WHO consultation in Bad Elster, Germany, at the Research Department of the Institute for Water, Soil and Air Hygiene (‎a WHO collaborating centre)‎ to discuss the development of WHO guidelines for safe recreational water environments. The participants made a series of detailed recommendations on the structure and ...
    • Water and health / scientific adviser : Francois Mansotte 

      Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎1998)‎
      On the eve of the twenty-first century, and despite the fact that many countries in WHO's European Region are among the most developed in the world, water distribution still causes problems : more than 10 millions Europeans do not have a piped supply of water (‎whether drinkable or not)‎ in their home; cholera, thought to be a disease of the past, is reappearing and causing major epidemics; ten of millions of people are supplied with water which does not meet either WHO's recommendations or national and international standards. In many countries, ...