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Focus on Climate Change and Health

By: Viroj Wiwanitkit
86 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Focus on Climate Change and Health
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  • Focus on Climate Change and Health ISBN: 9781607412472 Paperback Jan 2009 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

Climate change and health is a hot issue and the global warming is widely discussed. The effects on health should be mentioned more than they are generally. In this book, the author discusses climate change and health covering the basic principals in geographical pathology. Examples and models on important diseases are given in the chapters of this book.

Contents

Preface

- Basic concept on climate change and health
- Global warming: a hot topic
- Prevalence of malaria and geographical altitude, a note from ecogeographical study in a rural area of northern Thailand
- Application of a Geographical Information System (GIS) and the Global Positioning System (GPS) to dengue virus vector, Aedes mosquitoes distribution in an epidemic area of Thailand
- A note on the correlation between rainfall and the prevalence of leptospirosis in endemic area, northeastern region of Thailand
- An observation on correlation between rainfall and the prevalence of clinical cases of filariasis in rural communities in Southern Thailand
- Pattern analysis of abate sand distribution in stream water
- Climatic and geological geography of Clostridium botulinum causing food-borne botulism in Thailand: a summary from previous reports
- Emerging diseases after Tsunami attack

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By: Viroj Wiwanitkit
86 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
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