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Water and Health

  • Prati Pal Singh
  • Vinod Sharma

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Bhawana Jain, Amita Jain
    Pages 1-15
  3. Prem Shankar, Jyotsna Mishra, Sarman Singh
    Pages 29-51
  4. Brahm S. Srivastava
    Pages 75-92
  5. Varsha Gupta, Ritu Garg
    Pages 93-106
  6. Kishan K. Nyati, Kashi N. Prasad
    Pages 119-135
  7. Sukhraj Kaur
    Pages 137-153
  8. V. P. Sharma
    Pages 155-168
  9. Prati Pal Singh, Abhiruchi Galhotra
    Pages 169-177
  10. Ujjala Ghoshal, Asmita Dey
    Pages 201-218
  11. Sumeeta Khurana, Nancy Malla
    Pages 219-227
  12. Shailja Misra-Bhattacharya, Susheela Kushwaha, Preeti Bajpai
    Pages 229-248
  13. Abhiruchi Galhotra, Priya Datta
    Pages 249-258
  14. D. K. Chhina, R. S. Chhina, P. Suri
    Pages 259-273
  15. Qudsia Tahseen
    Pages 275-303

About this book


“Water and Health” strengthens the dynamic relationship between human health and water. The book has the potential to ignite our minds about several water-related diseases due to biological and chemical contamination, and to their high-end solutions. The contents are original, comprehensive and highly informative, and gradually take the reader around the component most important to his or her quality life, and not just existence. The book is set in social, scientific and economic dimensions, and is a must read for all those who cherish and celebrate human life and dignity.


Chemicals Microbes Parasites Pesticides Pollution

Editors and affiliations

  • Prati Pal Singh
    • 1
  • Vinod Sharma
    • 2
  1. 1.Center of Infectious DiseasesNational Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and ResearchMohaliIndia
  2. 2.The National Academy of SciencesAllahabadIndia

About the editors

Professor Prati Pal Singh, Ph. D., a renowned educationalist, microbiologist, biotechnologist and neuroimmunopharmacologist, has made important contributions to the treatment of malaria, tuberculosis, leishmaniasis and amoebiasis; he conceptualized/reported opiates as a new class of drugs. He has over 250 publications including in Nature Medicine, books and international patents, and has supervised over 37 Ph. D./M. S. students. Prof. Singh is on Editorial Board of Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, USA and has been the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Parasitic Diseases. Prof. Singh has been elected F. N. A. Sc., and F. A. M. I., and awarded The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Award and Tulasbai Somani Award. Prof. Singh is internationally recognized, has been a co-investigator in an Indo-EU project on tuberculosis, and has traveled widely abroad for lectures/meetings. He has been Member/Chairman of committees of ICMR and other organizations.

Professor V. P. Sharma, D. Phil., D. Sc, is the Founder Director of the National Institute of Malaria Research, India. He is Fellow of three science and medical academies of India and the third world academy of sciences. He has 40 years of research experience in vector biology and malaria and has published 400 scientific papers, books, video programmes etc. He has held the esteemed office of the President, The National Academy of Sciences, India. He has served International Organizations and currently he is advisor to WHO on malaria. He is the recipient of various prestigious awards of which few are: Padma Shree, WHO Darling Foundation prize, ICMR’s BR Ambedkar and MOT Iyanger, Ranbaxy, FICCI, Green Scientist, OP Bhasin and Vasvik awards. Dr. Sharma is Meghnad Saha Distinguished Fellow of NASI at CRDT, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

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