STIA-448 Health and Environment
The course addresses the relationship between the natural and man-made environment and human health and quality of life. In this context it analyzes the influence of population dynamics and other driving forces on environmental health. Specific attention is given to environmental epidemiology and toxicology; the principles of environmental health risk identification and management, including the selection of appropriate control strategies and technologies. It also addresses the political, economical and technological dimensions of the management of natural resources, including the products of the biodiversity, from a human health perspective. Spring.
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