Environmental Health and Child Survival: Epidemiology, Economics, Experiences

Environmental Health and Child Survival: Epidemiology, Economics, Experiences

by World Bank Publications Staff
     
 
Each year, millions of children in developing countries fall sick and die from diseases caused by polluted air, contaminated water and soil, and poor hygiene behavior. Repeated infectious also contribute to malnutrition in children, and subsequently impacts future learning and productivity. This book analyzes the linkages between malnutrition and environmental health,

Overview

Each year, millions of children in developing countries fall sick and die from diseases caused by polluted air, contaminated water and soil, and poor hygiene behavior. Repeated infectious also contribute to malnutrition in children, and subsequently impacts future learning and productivity. This book analyzes the linkages between malnutrition and environmental health, and assesses the burden of disease on young children, and its economic costs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821372364
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
06/16/2008
Series:
Environment and Development
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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