Water, health and ecosystems: directory of resources

Water, ecosystems and health – the global view

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    Aertgeerts R, Angelakis A, eds. Health risks in aquifer recharge using reclaimed water: state of the art report. Geneva, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2003 (WHO/SDE/WSH/03.08). http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2003/WHO_SDE_WSH_03.08.pdf
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    Clark R, Gundry S. The prominence of health in donor policy for water supply and sanitation – a review. Journal of Water and Health, 2002, 2(3):157–169. http://www.iwaponline.com/jwh/002/jwh0020157.htm [abstract only]
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    Emerging issues in water and infectious disease. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003.
    http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/emerging/en/emerging.pdf
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    Forget G, Sanchez-Bain WA. Managing the ecosystem to improve human health: integrated approaches to safe drinking water. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1999, 5(1):38–50 [abstract only]. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=10092746
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    Freshwater thematic portal. United Nations Environment Network. Publications and conference proceedings on a wide range of water issues, including water scarcity, water quality, water and ecosystems, and urban water resources, as well as policies and best practice strategies. http://freshwater.unep.net/
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    From source to tap – the multi-barrier approach to safe drinking water. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Health Canada, 2002
    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hecs-sesc/water/publications/source_to_tap/source_to_tap3_intro.htm
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    GEO - Global environment outlook 3, Chapter 2: freshwater. Nairobi, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 2002.
    http://www.grida.no/geo/geo3/english/265.htm
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    GEO Yearbook 2003. Feature focus: freshwater: meeting our goals, sustaining our future. Nairobi, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 2003.
    http://www.unep.org/geo/yearbook/Englishpdf/35-54%20Feature%20Focus.pdf
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    Global water supply and sanitation assessment report. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000.
    http://www.who.int/docstore/water_sanitation_health/Globassessment/GlobalTOC.htm
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    Howard G, Bartram J. Domestic water quantity, service level and health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003 (WHO/SDE/WSH/03.02). http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2003/WHO_SDE_WSH_03.02.pdf
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    Lebel J. In Focus: HEALTH. An ecosystem approach. Ottawa, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Publishing, 2003. http://web.idrc.ca/en/ev-29393-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
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    Meinzen-Dick RS, Rosegrant MW, eds. Overcoming water scarcity and quality constraints. (Focus 9, Brief 1 of 14) Washington DC, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2001.
    http://www.ifpri.org/2020/focus/focus09/focus09.pdf
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    Peasey A. Health aspects of dry sanitation with waste reuse. London, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Leicestershire Water, Engineering and Development Centre, Loughbourgh University, 2000. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/resources/well-studies/full-reports-pdf/task0324.pdf
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    Prüss-Üstün A, Kay D, Fewtrell L and Bartram J. Unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene. In: Ezzati M, Lopez A, Roders A et al. Comparative Quantification of Health Risks, Global and Regional Burden of Disease Attributable to Selected Major Risk Factors, Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004.
    http://www.who.int/publications/cra/chapters/volume2/1321-1352.pdf
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    Vital water graphics: an overview of the state of the world's fresh and marine waters. Nairobi, United Nations Environment Programme, 2002.
    http://www.unep.org/vitalwater/
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    Water for health: taking charge. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2001 (WHO/WSH/WWD/01.1).
    http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2001/WHO_WSH_WWD_01.1.pdf
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    Water for people, water for life: the United Nations world water development report. A joint report by the twenty-three UN agencies concerned with freshwater/World Water Assessment Programme. United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization and Berghahn Books, 2003.
    http://www.unesco.org/water/wwap/wwdr/index.shtml
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    Water, Sanitation and Health publications catalogue. Geneva, World Health Organization. (Includes publications on water quality guidelines and standards) The catalogue can be accessed at:
    http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/en/Watercatalogue2004.pdf
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    Winblad U ed. First international conference on ecological sanitation. Nanning, China, 5-8 November 2001: official conference report. 2002. http://www2.gtz.de/ecosan/download/Nanning2001-officialconferencereport.pdf
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