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Authors: Erica Bell (University of Tasmania, Australia), Bastian M. Seidel (University of Adelaide and University of Tasmania, Australia), Joav Merrick (Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel 
Book Description:
Over the past 60 years, the world has seen gradual and hard-won progress in reducing child mortality and improving the lives of opportunities of children. Some of this is attributable to medical science, much of it to simple but effective public health measures. Even though 24,000 children continue to die each day from preventable causes, this represents a dramatic improvement, and progress continues to be made. Climate change threatens to undo all of this progress, and wipe out the gains of decades. The threat of rising sea levels, the potential loss of productive farmland and the potential threat to water supplies are all profound concerns, and threaten the well-being of children and communities around the world. This book examines the connection between climate action and the future of childrens' health. (Imprint: Nova Press)

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Chapter 1 - Climate change impacts will be pervasive pp. 1-8
Authors / Editors: (Michael C MacCracken)

Chapter 2 - Climate and child health in rural areas of low and middle income countries pp. 9-26
Authors / Editors: (Angela Baschieri and Sari Kovats)

Chapter 3 - Protecting our health and environment pp. 27-34
Authors / Editors: (Cheryl C Macpherson)
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Chapter 4 - Impact of global climate change on childrens' health and well-being pp. 35-47
Authors / Editors: (Jeffrey Goldhagen)

Chapter 5 - Climate change and child health in Australia pp. 49-58
Authors / Editors: (Lyndall Strazdins, Sharon Friel, Anthony McMichael, et al.)

Chapter 6 - Warming up to the embodied context of First Nations child health research pp. 59-70
Authors / Editors: (Margot W Parkes, Sarah de Leeuw and Margot Greenwood)

Chapter 7 - Healthy children and a healthy planet: A role for education pp. 71-84
Authors / Editors: (Susan M Cooke, Julie M Davis, Grant A Blashki and Andrew F Best)

Chapter 8 - Climate change and diarrhoeal disease: Perspectives for development policies pp. 85-94
Authors / Editors: (Kirsten Halsnæs and Tullik HY Føyn)

Chapter 9 - Flooding and infectious disease in rural children pp. 95-108
Authors / Editors: (Colleen Lau and Philip Weinstein)

Chapter 10 - Climate change effects on trematode and nematode diseases affecting children in rural areas of developing countries pp. 109-140
Authors / Editors: (Santiago Mas-Coma, M Adela Valero and M Dolores Bargues)

Chapter 11 - Impacts of climate change on aeroallergens and allergic respiratory diseases in children in rural areas pp. 141-150
Authors / Editors: (Paul John Beggs)

Chapter 12 - Challenges and solutions in the provision of health to the rural Bedouin population in southern Israel pp. 151-158
Authors / Editors: (Jacob Urkin, Said Alsana and Joav Merrick)

Chapter 13 - Meat, climate change and global child health pp. 159-168
Authors / Editors: (John Powles)

Chapter 14 - Climate adversity: Yet another stressor for rural adolescents pp. 169-176
Authors / Editors: (Helen J Stain, John Dean, Brian Kelly, Susan Blinkhorn and Tracey Carnie)

Chapter 15 - The effect of climate change on children living on Pacific Islands pp. 177-188
Authors / Editors: (Emma Britton and Philippa Howden-Chapman)

Chapter 16 - From typhoid to tsunamis: Samoan children in a changing world pp. 189-204
Authors / Editors: (Graeme Lindsay, Teuila Percival and Alistair Woodward)

Chapter 17 - Social-ecological resilience and Inuit child health pp. 205-214
Authors / Editors: (Karen Morrison and David Waltner-Toews)

Chapter 18 - The global financial crisis, climate change and rural child health pp. 215-230
Authors / Editors: (Erica Bell)

Chapter 19 - Australia, “lucky country” or “climate change canary”: Her children’s future pp. 231-246
Authors / Editors: (Elizabeth G Hanna, Jo McCubbin, Lyndall Strazdins and Graeme Horton)

Chapter 20 - About the Editors pp. 247
Authors / Editors:

Chapter 21 - About University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia pp. 249
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Chapter 22 - About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel pp. 251-253
Authors / Editors:

Chapter 23 - About health and human development book series pp. 255-257
Authors / Editors:

   Series:
      Health and Human Development (Joav Merrick - Series Editor - Medical Director, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 272.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-640-9
   Status: AV
  
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