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Introduction: Development, environment, and health

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By Prof. Paulo Marchiori Buss
Professor, National School of Public Health
President, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Brazil

Presentation at:

    Science, Health and Development: Achievements and Challenges in One Hundred Years of PAHO.
    XXXVII Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research
    Washington, D.C., 12-14 June 2002

    Document No 37/2002.14

Content:

  • Introduction
  • Globalization and development
  • Environmentally unsustainable consumption
  • Population dynamics
  • Water and water resources
  • Urban development: Population concentration, production, consumption, and pollution
  • The "New" Model of Rural Development: Incomplete modernization and the urbanization of endemic diseases
  • Ten years later: the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg
  • Challenges for research
  • Final comments


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