ERIC Number: ED063106
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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National Environmental Health Programmes: Their Planning, Organization, and Administration. Report of a WHO Expert Committee.
World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).
This report contains the collective views of an international group of experts presented at a meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on the Planning, Organization, and Administration of National Environmental Health Programmes held in Geneva, 1969. Attention of the Committee focused on environmental health as the ecological balance that must exist between man and his environment in order to ensure his well-being; this well-being concerns the whole man, not only his physical health but also his mental health and the optimum social relations within his environment. Views of committee members are recorded under the following topics: (1) Present Trends in Environmental Health (its scope, needs, impact of science and technology), (2) Planning (identification and definition of problems, establishing objectives, policy formation, relationship to national health and socio-economic planning, setting priorities, manpower/training/material resources, financing, legislation), (3) Organization and Administration (technical and administrative relationships, program implementation), (4) International Collaboration (common problems, education, research, information exchange, role of international organizations), (5) Technical Needs and Problems Requiring Future Action (arousing interest, surveys, education and training, research, advisory services), and (6) Summary and Recommendations. (BL)
Descriptors: Environment, Health Programs, National Programs, Organization, Problem Solving, Program Administration, Program Development, Research Reports
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Authoring Institution: World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).