A quarter of preventable diseases are environmentally causedBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7100.75g (Published 12 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:75
- Josh Hamilton
- New York
A quarter of preventable ill health worldwide is due to environmental factors, concludes a World Health Organisation report launched to coincide with last month's conference looking at progress since the earth summit of 1992 at Rio de Janeiro.
Health and Environment in Sustainable Development: Five Years After the Earth Summit is a comprehensive report analysing trends in health and environment issues from the early 1970s to the …