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Global Perspectives on Health Geography

Mapping Russia's Natural Focal Diseases

History and Contemporary Approaches

Authors: Malkhazova, S., Mironova, V., Shartova, N., Orlov, D.

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  • Is the first up-to-date medico-geographical scientific publication covering the vast territory of Russia in English
  • Illustrates with many color maps on the distribution of diseases, morbidity and its dynamics
  • Demonstrates various approaches to medico-geographical mapping
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About this book

This book is the first scientific publication on diseases caused by agents circulating in natural environments independently from humans, covering the whole territory of the Russian Federation. It contains diverse and multifaceted information, both in textual and cartographic form.
The book focuses on the historical and current distribution of natural-focal diseases in Russia, epidemiological aspects, natural and socio-economic determinants conducing natural foci. With a series of maps this book depicts population morbidity rates in particular regions and on a national level for the 21st century.
With numerous color illustrations this book appeals to a wide audience and is of particular interest to geographers, environmental workers, epidemiologists and other specialists interested in environmental and public health issues.

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Svetlana Malkhazova is the Head of the Department of Biogeography at the Faculty of Geography of Lomonosov Moscow State University. She has extensive experience in supervising and conducting international research projects on various issues of European integration and the EU partnerships (INTAS, ICSU/IGU, Russian-Italian, etc). 
Prof. Dr. Malkhazova is and Editorial Board member for various international journals, including the Journal of Geography, Environment, Sustainable Development, Jovan Cvijc, Journal of Social Medicine, Journal of Environment, Disease and Health Care Planning and is on several Russian Advisory Boards. She takes part in the Commission of Health and Environment of the International Geographical Union (IGU) and is a member of the Advisory Group on Human Health of International Human Dimensions, in the Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP). Her specialties include Health, Environment and Development; Human Ecology and General Ecology. 
For 15 years Malkhazova is a member of the Scientific-Methodological Council on Environment and Geographical Education, for the Educational-Methodological Association of Russian Universities. She has been involved in the development of the State Educational Standards for environmental professions and created a professional training programme for several disciplines. Svetlana Malkhazova has co-authored and edited six monographs and contributed to over 150 papers, including 50 articles in international journal issues. 
Varvara Miranova is a Senior Fellow Researcher in the Department of Biogeography, at the Faculty of Geography of Lomonosov Moscow State University. She has authored and co-authored over 35 scientific publications, including one monograph. 

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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eBook 118,99 €
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Hardcover 155,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-89604-5
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Softcover 155,99 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mapping Russia's Natural Focal Diseases
Book Subtitle
History and Contemporary Approaches
Authors
Translated by
White, A.
Series Title
Global Perspectives on Health Geography
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-89605-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-89605-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-89604-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-07814-0
Series ISSN
2522-8005
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 205
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations, 170 illustrations in colour
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