Decision-Making in Environmental Health: From Evidence to Action

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Forewordix
Acknowledgementsxi
Chapter 1HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT ANALYSIS1
1.1 Background 1
1.2 Tools for analysis and interpretation 2
1.3 Health and Environment Analysis for Decision-Making Project 4
1.4 The HEADLAMP process 6
1.5 Summary 8
1.6 References 8
Chapter 2REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DECISION-MAKING11
2.1 The essence of environmental health decision-making 11
2.2 Historical development of environmental health decision-making 12
2.3 Examples of successful environmental health decision-making 14
2.4 Difficulties and uncertainties in the decision-making process 20
2.5 Conclusions 22
2.6 References 22
Chapter 3THE NEED FOR INFORMATION: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INDICATORS25
3.1 Introduction 25
3.2 Indicators of development, environment and health 26
3.3 A conceptual framework for environmental health indicators 36
3.4 Using the DPSEEA framework 43
3.5 Conclusions 50
3.6 References 51
Chapter 4METHODS FOR BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INDICATORS57
4.1 The challenge of environmental health indicators 57
4.2 Types of indicator 58
4.3 Steps in indicator development 64
4.4 Towards a core set of environmental health indicators 68

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