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Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indoor air pollution -- Guatemala,
  • Environmental health -- Guatemala,
  • Stoves -- Health aspects -- Guatemala,
  • Stoves, Wood -- Health aspects -- Guatemala,
  • Fuel -- Health aspects -- Guatemala,
  • Indoor air pollution -- Guatemala

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-109) and index

    StatementKulsum Ahmed ... [et al.]
    SeriesDirections in development, Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
    ContributionsAhmed, Kulsum, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA577.5 .E547 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 118 p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17153944M
    ISBN 100821360825
    LC Control Number2005043408

    Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala Published: () Social movements, indigenous politics and democratization in Guatemala, . The objective of this guide to conducting traditional knowledge and land use studies was to provide "a comprehensive and practical guide for First Nations and Aboriginal communities who wish to understand what is involved in doing a study." The book was assembled based on the experience of the authors, as well as "the expertise of organizations.

    This book presents a broad overview of the many intersections between health and the environment that lie at the basis of the most crucial environmental health issues, focusing on the responses provided by international and EU law. Consistent with the One Health approach and moving from the relevant international and EU legal frameworks, the book addresses some of the most important issues of.   Household Solid Fuel Pollution: Recent Health Effects Results from Guatemala Kirk R. Smith Professor of Global Environmental Health. University of California, Berkeley. Workshop on Emissions of Toxic Air Contaminants from Biomass Burning for Cooking and Brick Production. CIEco-UNAM, Morelia, Michoacan Septem

    Indoor air pollution (IAP) caused by solid fuel use and/or traditional cooking stoves is a global health threat, particularly for women and young children. The WHO World Health Report estimates that IAP is responsible for % of the loss of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) worldwide and % in high mortality developing countries.   The bestselling environmental health text, with all new coverage of key topics. Environmental Health: From Global to Local is a comprehensive introduction to the subject, and a contemporary, authoritative text for students of public health, environmental health, preventive medicine, community health, and environmental studies. Edited by the former director of the CDC's .


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Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala. [Kulsum Ahmed;] -- "Guatemala has a wealth of experience implementing improved stove programs. Through case studies, this book explores how this experience can be better targeted to reduce adverse health impacts of.

Get this from a library. Environmental Health and Traditional Fuel Use in Guatemala. [Kulsum Ahmed;] -- Recognition of the problem of "indoor air pollution" (IAP) and its deleterious effects of health is growing worldwide as efforts increase to understand and articulate the complex health-air pollution.

In Guatemala, adverse health impacts of IAP disproportionately affect children in poor, rural households of which 97 percent use fuelwood as the dominant cooking on data from two recent household surveys and the results of worldwide IAP health studies, this book examines the relationship between fuel use and health in by: Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (English) Abstract.

Recognition of the problem of indoor air pollution (IAP) and its deleterious effects of health is growing worldwide as efforts increase to understand and articulate the complex health-air pollution linkages.

In Guatemala, adverse health impacts of IAP disproportionately affect children in poor, rural households of which 97 percent use fuelwood as the dominant cooking fuel.

Based on data from two recent household surveys and the results of worldwide IAP health studies, this book examines the relationship between fuel use and health in Guatemala.

Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (English) Abstract. Recent statistics from the Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) in Guatemala indicate that between and acute respiratory infection (ARI) was the single most important cause of morbidity and mortality in Guatemala.2 In this Cited by: Environmental Health and Traditional Fuel Use in Guatemala DIRECTIONS IN DEVELOPMENT Kulsum Ahmed, Yewande Awe, Douglas F.

Barnes, Maureen L. Cropper, and Masami Kojima THE WORLD BANK Washington, D.C. ESMAP(Energy Sector Management Assistance Program). Book: Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala + pp.

Abstract: This report represents the final activity in a series of projects that have focused on the problem of indoor air pollution air pollution Subject Category: Miscellaneous. Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (الانكليزية) الخلاصة. Recent statistics from the Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) in Guatemala indicate that between and acute respiratory infection (ARI) was the single most important cause of morbidity and mortality in Guatemala.2 In this.

We use survey data from Guatemala to examine the effects of firewood consumption on the health of children up to five years of age.

We also investigate the impact of cooking inside the home, the importance of a mother cooking while caring for her children and the role played by the smoke permeability of housing construction materials.

Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (English) Recent statistics from the Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) in Guatemala indicate that between and acute respiratory infection (ARI) was the single most important cause of morbidity and mortality in Guatemala.2 In this period, the number of cases of morbidity due to ARI grew by an average of.

Patterns of fuel use, energy spending, Engel curves, multiple fuels, the extent of fuel switching, and the determinants of fuel choice are is common in Guatemala to use multiple fuels. Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (Inglês) Recent statistics from the Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) in Guatemala indicate that between and acute respiratory infection (ARI) was the single most important cause of morbidity and mortality in Guatemala.2 In this period, the number of cases of morbidity due to ARI grew by an average of.

traditional biomass fuels for their cooking and heating needs (IEA ). Biomass fuels used in inefficient and traditional ways have severe implications for health, productivity, gender equality, and the environment. In particular, • Indoor air pollution.

from solid fuel use is a major cause of death. Half of humanity about 3 billion people are still relying on solid fuels for cooking and heating.

Of that, about billion people depend on traditional biomass fuels (wood, charcoal, agricultural waste, and animal dung), while about million people use coal as their primary cooking and heating fuel (UNDP and WHO ).

This paper develops and operationalizes the integrated economic-environmental modelling (IEEM) platform which integrates environmental data organized under the first international system of environmental economic accounting with a powerful dynamic economy-wide modelling approach.

IEEM enables the ex-ante economic analysis of policies on the economy and the. Health Care in Maya Guatemala: Confronting Medical Pluralism in a Developing Country Examines medical systems and institutions in three K’iche’ Maya communities to reveal the conflicts between indigenous medical care and the Guatemalan biomedical system Environmental Health and Traditional Fuel Use in Guatemala, by Ahmed et al.

For Environmental Health Students Introduction to Ecology Worku Legesse,Ph.D. traditional health care practice and family health. Chapter. ii 6 is about personal hygiene. Chapter 7 is about health use of biomass fuels, congested traffic coupled with. Author(s): Ahmed,Kulsum,; Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme.; World Bank.

Title(s): Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala/ Kulsum Ahmed. developing countries, rely on the traditional use of solid fuels (i.e. wood, dung, coal, crop waste) to meet their household energy needs (i.e.

cooking, heating and lighting). oThe incomplete combustion from of these solid fuels releases a number of health-damaging pollutants (e.g. particulate matter, carbon monoxide) into the indoor and. Indoor air pollution from biomass fuel smoke is a major health concern in the developing world.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg (9) Crossref, Medline, Google Scholar; Fullerton DG, Semple S, Kalambo F, Suseno A, Malamba R, Henderson G et al. Biomass fuel use and indoor air pollution in homes in Malawi.In this study, we aimed to establish whether domestic use of wood fuel is associated with reduced birth weight, independent of key maternal, social, and economic confounding factors.

We studied 1, women and newborn children in rural and urban communities in rural Guatemala. Three billion people use solid cooking fuels, and 4 million people die from household air pollution annually.

Shifting households to clean fuels, like liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), may protect health only if stoves are consistently used.

Few studies have used an implementation science framework to systematically assess “de-implementation” of traditional stoves, and none have done so with.