Ecohealth Research in Practice

Innovative Applications of an Ecosystem Approach to Health

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-0516-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-0517-7 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

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    Pages 1-30

    Ecohealth: Origins and Approach

  3. Linking Human Health and Well-Being to Changing Rural Agro-Ecosystems

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      Pages 31-31

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      Pages 33-35

      Introduction

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      Pages 37-46

      Growing Healthy Communities: Farmer Participatory Research to Improve Child Nutrition, Food Security, and Soils in Ekwendeni, Malawi

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      Pages 47-58

      Tackling Challenges to Farmers’ Health and Agro-Ecosystem Sustainability in Highland Ecuador

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      Pages 59-68

      Coping with Environmental and Health Impacts in a Floricultural Region of Ecuador

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      Pages 69-80

      Dietary Diversity in Lebanon and Yemen: A Tale of Two Countries

  4. Natural Resources, Ecosystems, Pollution, and Health

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      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-85

      Introduction

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      Pages 87-97

      An Ecosystem Study of Manganese Mining in Molango, Mexico

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      Pages 99-108

      Ecohealth Research for Mitigating Health Risks of Stone Crushing and Quarrying, India

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      Pages 109-118

      A Virtuous Cycle in the Amazon: Reducing Mercury Exposure from Fish Consumption Requires Sustainable Agriculture

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      Pages 119-130

      Impacts on Environmental Health of Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ecuador

  5. Globalization, Poverty, and Vector-Borne Diseases

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      Pages 131-131

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      Pages 133-137

      Introduction

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      Pages 139-151

      Malaria Research and Management Need Rethinking: Uganda and Tanzania Case Studies

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      Pages 153-162

      An Ecosystem Approach for the Prevention of Chagas Disease in Rural Guatemala

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      Pages 163-171

      Preventing Dengue at the Local Level in Havana City

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      Pages 173-184

      Eco-Bio-Social Research on Dengue in Asia: General Principles and a Case Study from Indonesia

  6. Building Community Health into City Living

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      Pages 185-185

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      Pages 187-190

      Introduction

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      Pages 191-201

      Rebuilding Urban Ecosystems for Better Community Health in Kathmandu

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      Pages 203-213

      Understanding Water, Understanding Health: The Case of Bebnine, Lebanon

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      Pages 215-227

      Water, Wastes, and Children’s Health in Low-Income Neighbourhoods of Yaoundé

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