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Authors: Jeffrey Griffiths, M.D., David Gute, Ph.D.

Biology of Water and Health
Griffiths/Gute
Tufts University
2007

1. Session 1: Overview - Readings/Resources

  • Concept Map

  • Water Resources and Environment. Technical Note C.2. Environmental Flows: Case Studies. David, R., Hirji, R., series editors. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 2003.

  • Glossary of Environmental Terms (effective July 1998). World Bank Group. Available at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.epa.gov/ocepaterms/

  • Burstrom B, Macassa G, Oberg L, Bernhardt E, Smedman L. Equitable child health interventions: The impact of improved water and sanitation on inequalities in child mortality in stockholm, 1878 to 1925. Am J Public Health. 2005;95(2):208-216.

  • An Applied Approach to Epidemiology and Toxicology for Engineers-NIOSH Instructional Module. 1993. Gute, David M., Hanes, N. Bruce. U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/SHAPE/

  • The UN Millennium Development Goals, 2008. Available at http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/

  • Watson, T. Public health investments and the infant mortality gap: Evidence from federal sanitation interventions on U.S.Indian reservations. J of Public Econ. 2006 90:1537-1560. (citation to paper cited in Introductory Thoughts PowerPoint presentation)

  • Ferrie, JP, Troesken, W. Water and chicago's mortality transition, 1850-1925. Explorations in Economic History. 2008: 45 (1)1-16. (citation to paper cited in Introductory Thoughts PowerPoint presentation)

  • Liew KB, Lepesteur M. Performance of the rural health improvement scheme in reducing the incidence of waterborne diseases in rural sarawak, malaysia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2006;100(10):949-55. (citation to paper cited in Introductory Thoughts PowerPoint presentation)

  • Equitable Child Health Interventions Impact of Improved Water and sanitation Stockholm (citation to paper cited in Introductory Thoughts PowerPoint presentation)