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Water and Health in Europe (WHO Regional Publications, European)

by Jamie Bartram

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by World Health Organization .
Written in English

  • Environmental factors,
  • Pollution of rivers & water supplies,
  • Water supply & treatment,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Political Science,
  • Europe,
  • Health aspects,
  • Purification,
  • Water,
  • Water quality,
  • Water-supply,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12948944M
    ISBN 109289013605
    ISBN 109789289013604

    1. Defining water. Water is the main constituent of the human body and is essential for life. It makes up about 60% of body weight in adult males, 50 to 55% in females, and up to 75% in a new-born infant ().Water, as defined by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), is 'the liquid part of the human body (total body water distributed over the extracellular and intracellular compartment), of. Education and communication are important components of a hygiene promotion programme. All people have a right to know about the relationship between water, sanitation, hygiene and the health of themselves and their families. However, education alone does not .

    Water Europe (WE) was initiated by the European Commission (EC) in as the European Technology Platform (ETP) for water with the name WssTP. This ETP status was renewed by the EC in in line with its ETP strategy. In , WE was transformed into a member-based multistakeholder platform under Belgian then, the membership and activities of the .   (The HSE book, The Management of Health & Safety in Swimming Pools, is an invaluable companion volume, which refers to PWTAG’s books for guidance on water treatment.) As an example of PWTAG’s influence, the Scottish Health Department sent a letter to all EHO chiefs, recommending they enforce PWTAG guidelines on cryptosoporidiosis (in the.

      Their ideas set out a theory of the human body relating to the four elements (earth, air, fire and water) and to four bodily humours (blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile). It was believed that health could be maintained or restored by balancing the humours, and by regulating air, diet, exercise, sleep, evacuation and emotion. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.

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The Protocol was approved at the Conference and requires its signatories to take account of human health, water. Get this from a library. Water and Health in Europe: a Joint Report. [Jamie Bartram; Niels Thyssen; Alison Gowers; European Environment Agency Staff,; Who Regional Office For Europe Staff,; World Health Organization Regional Office For Europe Staff,] -- Profound pressures on Europe's water resources affect health, the economy and sustainable development.

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