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Global environmental change -- Health aspects

View Resource Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHGE)

Harvard Medical School's Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHGE) is one of the first research centers in the US "to educate students and faculty ... about the potential human health consequences of global environmental change, and to promote a wider understanding of these consequences." CHGE's homepage offers links to its programs, courses, collaborating institutions and contacts,...
View Resource World Health Organization: Quantifying environmental health impacts

The World Health Organization works in a number of public health areas, and their work on quantifying environmental health impacts has been receiving praise from many quarters. This site provides materials on their work in this area and visitors with a penchant for international health relief efforts and policy analysis will find the site invaluable. Along the left-hand side of the site, visitors...
View Resource World Bank: Global Challenges

The World Bank works to combat poverty and to increase development opportunities around the world, but they also have selected six strategic themes that focus in on global development. First-time visitors to the site can listen to World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick talk about these themes, and they may also wish to follow along with the accompanying slideshow. Themes include global public...
View Resource WHO: Public Health and Environment

The World Health Organization (WHO) has crafted this site that is dedicated to “public health, social and environmental determinants of health (PHE).” On the site, visitors can look over the WHO’s publications and news releases, along with multimedia features and event listings. Guests should start by browsing the Publications which contain timely reports on pharmaceuticals in drinking-water and...