Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: An Introductory Text

Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics An Introductory Text This fully updated third edition of this classic text widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention describes infectious diseases in tropical and d

  • Title: Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: An Introductory Text
  • Author: Sandy Cairncross Richard Feachem
  • ISBN: 9781844071906
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This fully updated third edition of this classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the measures that may be used effectively against them.The infections described include the diarrhoeal diseases, the common gut worms, guinea worm, scThis fully updated third edition of this classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the measures that may be used effectively against them.The infections described include the diarrhoeal diseases, the common gut worms, guinea worm, schistosomiasis, malaria, bancroftian filariasis and other mosquito borne infections The environmental interventions that receive most attention are domestic water supplies and improved excreta disposal Appropriate technology for these interventions, and also their impact on infectious diseases are documented in detail.This third edition includes new sections on arsenic in groundwater supplies and arsenic removal technologies and new material in most chapters including water supplies in developing countries and surface water drainage.

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