Health, environmental assessments and population health: tools for a complex process.

@article{Eyles1999HealthEA,
  title={Health, environmental assessments and population health: tools for a complex process.},
  author={John Eyles},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={1999},
  volume={90 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S31-4
        }
}
  • John Eyles
  • Published 1999 in
    Canadian journal of public health = Revue…
Place is more than physical and natural environment. The role of biophysical environment has still to be articulated in population health discourse and its relations with human health are fraught with scientific uncertainty and dissension. An environmental impact assessment (EA) evaluates the environmental effects of a proposal--a rational and technical process. Sometimes health assessments are included, usually by quantitative risk assessments which are subject to the limits of scientific… CONTINUE READING