Encyclopedia of Environmental Health (Second Edition), 2019, Pages 653-660
Explores the links between climate change, human health, and human rights—focusing on the human right to health. Examines the current state of the international debate surrounding the human right to health. The goal of SDG target 13 is to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
Innovation in Health Informatics: A Smart Healthcare Primer, Next Gen Tech Driven Personalized Med&Smart Healthcare, 2020, Pages 3-38
The adoption of advanced Healthcare Information Systems and Medical Informatics requires an integrated approach sensitive to various social, economic, political, and cultural factors. The challenges that the adoption and use sophisticated information and communication technologies (ICTs) generate need to be considered too. Smart Data and Data Analytics along with cognitive computing are the promising technologies with great value added for the domain of healthcare. The goal of SDG 3.d is to strengthen the capacity of all countries, in particular developing countries, for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks (by e.g. Healthcare Information Systems).
The Autoimmune Diseases (Sixth Edition), 2020, Pages 1269-1284
Increase awareness of giant cell myocarditis (GCM) the most fatal of autoimmune diseases, its pathogenesis, and treatment.
The Autoimmune Diseases (Sixth Edition), 2020, Pages 331-342
Emerging and Reemerging Viral Pathogens, Volume 1: Fundamental and Basic Virology Aspects of Human, Animal and Plant Pathogens, 2020, Pages 53-68
The current availability of state-of-the-art genomic technologies such as pan-microbial microarrays and NGS provides an unprecedented opportunity to “cast a wide net” and surveys the full breadth of as-yet undiscovered pathogens in nature that pose significant threats to human health.
Encyclopedia of Biomedical Gerontology, 2020, Pages 210-222
Examines how geriatric care has evolved with changing demographics of older age and looks at care protocoals and new technologies to increase life expectancy and improve quality of life in older adults.
While most businesses understand and recognize their responsibility for the health and safety of their employees, few have connected the dots between their business actions and health outcomes in the market place, in society more generally and in the supply chain. This report outlines concrete actions for companies to embed health and empowerment in their policies, systems, and operations, advancing SDGs 3, 8 and 13.
This report provides guidance for companies to take concrete actions to integrate women's health and empowerment in their policies, systems, and operations, furthering SDGs 3, 5 and 8. The framework is based on lessons learned from consultations with companies, non-governmental organizations, and women's health programs in order to provide best practices for investing in workplace women's health and empowerment.
Evaluating Water Quality to Prevent Future Disasters - Chapter 1: Overview: Evaluating Water Quality to Prevent Future Disasters
Separation Science and Technology, Volume 11, 2019, Pages 1-12
Water-quality disasters occur frequently worldwide and do not necessarily occur only in underdeveloped world. Detailed water-quality evaluations can help prevent occurrence of some of these disasters.This book chapter addresses goals 3, 6 and 14 by discussing our vulnerability to water disasters to help us avoid some of them in the future.
Radioactivity in the Environment (Second Edition), 2019, Pages 635-656
This book chapter addresses goal 3 by discussing the decontamination measures needed after radiation exposure and the protection of first responders and the general public.