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HEALTH > PUBLIC HEALTH > ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Preferred term

Date issued: 2021-09-14

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH  

Definition

  • A BRANCH OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNED WITH CORRECTING, CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF SUBSTANDARD ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS SUCH AS POOR WATER QUALITY, AIR POLLUTION AND POOR LIVING CONDITIONS

Broader concept

Scope note

  • DO NOT CONFUSE WITH THE TERM 'ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE', WHICH IS CONCERNED WITH THE EFFECT OF PARTICLES OR CONTAMINANTS IN THE ENVIRONMENT WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT BE KNOWN AND ESPECIALLY MAY NOT BE KNOWN TO BE HARMFUL.

History note

  • TERM CREATED APRIL 2018

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https://elsst.cessda.eu/id/2d7d3835-7f12-422f-807f-d691786f919c

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