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Population, environment, disease, and survival: past patterns, uncertain futures

McMichael, Anthony

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Societies are exploring what sustainable development means for development choices. Increasingly, we recognise that human population health is not just an input to socioeconomic development, but is an essential outcome, and, over time, a marker of sustainability. There has been recent attention to how stocks of social and human capital precondition gains in population health. However, recognition of how environmental change can limit health and survival has been slower. Over many millennia,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71609
Source: Lancet, The (UK edition)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(02)08164-3

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