Charron, Dominique F.

Ecohealth Research in Practice

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Table of contents

1. Ecohealth: Origins and Approach
Dominique F. Charron

2. Introduction
Lamia El-Fattal, Andrés Sánchez

3. Growing Healthy Communities: Farmer Participatory Research to Improve Child Nutrition, Food Security, and Soils in Ekwendeni, Malawi
Rachel Bezner Kerr, Rodgers Msachi, Laifolo Dakishoni, Lizzie Shumba, Zachariah Nkhonya, Peter Berti, Christine Bonatsos, Enoch Chione, Malumbo Mithi, Anita Chitaya, Esther Maona, Sheila Pachanya

4. Tackling Challenges to Farmers’ Health and Agro-Ecosystem Sustainability in Highland Ecuador
Fadya A. Orozco, Donald C. Cole

5. Coping with Environmental and Health Impacts in a Floricultural Region of Ecuador
Jaime Breilh

6. Dietary Diversity in Lebanon and Yemen: A Tale of Two Countries
Malek Batal, Amin Al-Hakimi, Frédéric Pelat

7. Introduction
Ana Boischio, Zsófia Orosz

8. An Ecosystem Study of Manganese Mining in Molango, Mexico
Horacio Riojas-Rodríguez, Sandra Rodríguez-Dozal

9. Ecohealth Research for Mitigating Health Risks of Stone Crushing and Quarrying, India
Raghwesh Ranjan, K. Vijaya Lakshmi, Kalpana Balakrishnan

10. A Virtuous Cycle in the Amazon: Reducing Mercury Exposure from Fish Consumption Requires Sustainable Agriculture
Jean Remy Davée Guimarães, Donna Mergler

11. Impacts on Environmental Health of Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ecuador
Óscar Betancourt, Ramiro Barriga, Jean Remy Davée Guimarães, Edwin Cueva, Sebastián Betancourt

12. Introduction
Roberto Bazzani, Martin Wiese

13. Malaria Research and Management Need Rethinking: Uganda and Tanzania Case Studies
Joseph Okello-Onen, Leonard E. G. Mboera, Samuel Mugisha

14. An Ecosystem Approach for the Prevention of Chagas Disease in Rural Guatemala
Carlota Monroy, Xochitl Castro, Dulce Maria Bustamante, Sandy Steffany Pineda, Antonieta Rodas, Barbara Moguel, Virgilio Ayala, Javier Quiñonez

15. Preventing Dengue at the Local Level in Havana City
Cristina Díaz

16. Eco-Bio-Social Research on Dengue in Asia: General Principles and a Case Study from Indonesia
S. Tana, W. Abeyewickreme, N. Arunachalam, F. Espino, P. Kittayapong, K. T. Wai, O. Horstick, J. Sommerfeld

17. Introduction
Andrés Sánchez

18. Rebuilding Urban Ecosystems for Better Community Health in Kathmandu
D. D. Joshi, Minu Sharma, David Waltner-Toews

19. Understanding Water, Understanding Health: The Case of Bebnine, Lebanon
Rima R. Habib

20. Water, Wastes, and Children’s Health in Low-Income Neighbourhoods of Yaoundé
Emmanuel Ngnikam, Benoît Mougoué, Roger Feumba, Isidore Noumba, Ghislain Tabue, Jean Meli

21. Better Together: Field-Building Networks at the Frontiers of Ecohealth Research
Margot W. Parkes, Dominique F. Charron, Andrés Sánchez

22. Ecohealth Research in Practice
Dominique F. Charron

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Medicine/Public Health, general, Environmental Management, Ecosystems, Development Economics

Publication year
Insight and Innovation in International Development
Page amount
22 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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