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Interlacing water and human health : case studies from South Asia / editors Anjal Prakash, V.S. Saravanan, Jayati Chourey.
Contributor(s): Prakash, Anjal | V. S., Saravanan | Choubey, Jayati.Material type: BookSeries: Water in South Asia ; v. 3.Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2012Description: xxvi, 470 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788132107255 (hbk.).Subject(s): Water-supply -- Health aspects -- South Asia | Drinking water -- Health aspects -- South Asia | Water -- Pollution -- Health aspects -- South Asia | Water supply -- Economic aspects -- South Asia | Sanitary engineering -- South AsiaDDC classification: 363.610954 INT Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Interlacing water and human health in South Asia : the problâematique / Anjal Prakash, Saravanan V.S. and Jayati Chourey -- Good evidences, bad linkages : a review of water and health in South Asia / Jayati Chourey and Anjal Prakash -- Water, health and poverty in South Asia : examining the interface in India / Amita Shah and Sahitha O.G. -- Madhay Pradesh's complex challenges : undernutrition and infectious diseases / Biraj Swain -- Inequalities in access to safe drinking water, sanitation and childhood undernutrition in India / William Joe and Udaya Shankar Mishra -- Access to safe water and health : mortality, morbidity and malnutrition in Nepal / Annette L. Fitzpatrick, Meera Kansakar, Jason Soh, Pam Elardo, Kevin C. Fitzpatrick and Dibya R. Kansakar -- Disease burden linked to incomplete water and sanitation coverage in Orissa, India / Aidan A. Cronin and Srihari Dutta -- Arsenic contamination, toxicity and health effects : cases from India and Bangladesh / Nalini Sankararamakrishnan and Leela Iyengar -- Arsenic pollution and reproductive health : a case study of Murshidabad District in West Bengal / Mohua Guha and Kamla Gupta -- Water quality and human health in Mewat : challenges and innovative solutions / Lalit Mohan Sharma, Aravinda Satyavada and Archana Chowdhury -- Waterwaster use in vegetable production and its health impacts : a case of Faisalabad, Pakistan / Abedullah, Shazad Kouser and Faisal Abbas -- Role of farmers in protecting groundwater in lower Bhavani River Basin of Tamil Nadu, India / Sacchidananda Mukherjee -- Industrial water pollution and health implications : emerging issues from Tiruppur, textile town of South India / Prakash Nelliyat -- Impact of mining on water and human health : a case study of Baitarani River ecosystem in Orissa / SAarmistha Pattanaik -- Wastewater in Sri Lanka : implications on human health / Mohamed Mujithaba Mohamed Najim and Indika Harshani Rajapakshe -- Neglected frontiers : peri-urban water use and human health in the National Capital Region, India / Vishal Narain -- Results of unplanned programmes : drinking water and sanitation system in Bhaktapur, Nepal / Prachanda Pradhan -- Inter-relation between water, health and livelihood in disasters / Papreen Nahar, Fariba Alamgir, Andrew E. Collins, Nibedita Ray-Bennett and Abbas Bhuiya -- Health disasters : tsunami-induced public health crisis in India / Nibanupudi Hari Krishna and Parnasri Ray Choudhury.
An increasing recognition of the need to understand the complex systems in the health sector has raised the demand for an examination of water and health from a systemic perspective. Analyzing the various discourses on the subject, the volume revolves around this central question: What are the linkages between water and health in South Asia?. The interlacing of water and health exists wherever human health is adversely affected, directly or indirectly, by changes in the quality and quantity of water. These adverse effects are linked with poverty, environment and infrastructure in the overall s.