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Mapping Russia's Natural Focal Diseases

History and Contemporary Approaches

Book

Part of the Global Perspectives on Health Geography book series (GPHG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Svetlana Malkhazova, Varvara Mironova, Natalia Shartova, Dmitry Orlov
    Pages 1-20
  3. Svetlana Malkhazova, Varvara Mironova, Natalia Shartova, Dmitry Orlov
    Pages 21-39
  4. Vadim Rumyantsev, Mikhail Soldatov
    Pages 41-67
  5. Svetlana Malkhazova, Varvara Mironova, Natalia Shartova, Dmitry Orlov
    Pages 69-197
  6. Svetlana Malkhazova, Varvara Mironova, Natalia Shartova, Dmitry Orlov
    Pages 199-203
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 205-205

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Naturally Detemined Diseases Nosogeography Natural and Socieconomic Determinants of Diseases Medico-Geographical Mapping Geography of Disease Hosts and Vectors Human Ecology and Biogeography Population Morbidity in Russia

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biogeography, Faculty of GeographyLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Department of Biogeography, Faculty of GeographyLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Department of Biogeography, Faculty of GeographyLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Department of Biogeography, Faculty of GeographyLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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. 

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