Category Archives: international law

Health Impact Assessments: A Tool to Determine the Health Impacts of Government Policies

As individuals, we tend to consider all of consequences before we make an important decision. When we buy a car, for example, we consider how much we want to spend, where we plan to drive, who we plan to transport, … Continue reading

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Enviro Health Writ Large and Young

Links between human health and environmental degradation were the main themes of a week-long conference organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in mid-February. ┬áThe 2013 TUNZA (a Kiswahili word meaning ‘to treat with care or affection’) International Youth … Continue reading

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