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The Environmental Theme in Representations and Practices of Family Health Professionals in the Municipality of Manaus - State of Amazonas/Brazil
(UNIV SAO PAULO, FAC SAUDE PUBLICASAO PAULO, 2012)
There are abundant scientific evidences showing that the increased risk of exposure to diseases is a consequence of anthropogenic environmental changes. In the Family Health Strategy, tasks with a clear environmental focus ...
Air pollution impact on phagocytic capacity of peripheral blood macrophages and antioxidant activity of plasma among school children
Peripheral blood macrophages of school children from downtown Santiago, Chile-a highly polluted city-exhibited a lower phagocytic index with higher percentage of killing than those of the rural village of Marla Pinto. These ...
Environmental health risk perception: adaptation of a population-based questionnaire from Latin America
BACKGROUND: Environmental risk assessments and interventions to mitigate environmental risks are essential to protect public health. While the objective measurement of environmental hazards is important, it is also critical ...