Unformatted text preview: and implement appropriate water systems j-tYglene - enhance knowledge and practice of hygiene and hand washing Future Challenges Dealing with population growth Focusing on women and children 3. lmproving people's understanding of health and the environment 4. Taking action from outside of the health sector Main Messages 1. Environmental health issues have a large impact on the global burden of disease 2. The impacts occur at various levels 3. The risks of environmental factors are greatest for women and children 4. The risks of environmental impacts on health are greatest in the low-income countries of Africa and South Asia L. 2....
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- Fall '10
- poorest urban groups, piped water systems, Fecal-Oral transmission Routes