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Title Global environmental health : research gaps and barriers for providing sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene services : workshop summary / Christine Coussens, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research and Medicine, [and] Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 128 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-112).
Contents Workshop introduction -- Global water services: short- and long-range views -- The technology pillar of sustainable water: technology, economics, and health -- Panel discussion: coordination and prioritization of water needs -- Achieving water and sanitation services for health in developing countries -- The environmental pillar of sustainable water: ecological services -- The social pillar of sustainable water: health research gaps -- Panel discussion: moving forward -- Thinking about new visions of water services -- Breakout group: meeting goals for water, sanitation, and hygiene.
Summary "This two-day workshop held on October 17-18, 2007, in Washington, DC, follows up on previous workshops in 2003 and discusses how to provide people with access to drinking water in the context of sanitation and hygiene. The legislation of the 1970s started to show the value of water by providing protection. This workshop brings together people from various sectors of water services and from various countries to consider how to do this in a sustainable way."--Introduction.
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Subject Drinking water -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Sanitation -- Congresses.
Environmental health -- Congresses.
Water Supply.
Environmental Health.
Genre/Form Congresses.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Coussens, Christine.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice.
Other Form: Print version: Global environmental health. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2009 9780309131797 (OCoLC)427915128
ISBN 9780309131803 (electronic bk.)
0309131804 (electronic bk.)
9780309131797 (pbk.)
0309131790 (pbk.)