Environmental Burden of Disease Assessment

This publication characterizes the environmental burden of disease in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), measured by the excess number of deaths and illnesses in the population due to exposure to environmental hazards. The robust methods used in this risk analysis can be applied to any country or regio...

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Main Authors: MacDonald Gibson, Jacqueline, Brammer, Angela (Author), Davidson, Christopher (Author), Folley, Tiina (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2013, 2013
Series:Environmental Science and Technology Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This publication characterizes the environmental burden of disease in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), measured by the excess number of deaths and illnesses in the population due to exposure to environmental hazards. The robust methods used in this risk analysis can be applied to any country or region. This publication documents the systematic, multi-step process used to identify environmental priorities and the detailed methods used to quantify the disease burden attributable to each risk. Based on the results of the burden of disease assessment, the publication summarizes the subsequent steps that are recommended to further reduce the burden of disease resulting from various environmental risk factors
Physical Description:XXXII, 489 p. 109 illus., 23 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9789400759251