Human Health and the Environment

This document can also be found on the official website of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): The impact of environmental risk factors on health are extremely varied and complex in both severity and clinical significance. This resource attempts to describe the major impacts on human health of environmental degradation and to estimate the associated amount of health loss. A better understanding of the economic costs of environment-related health loss can help to inform environmental policy design. This resource is part of the collection "Environment and Health". Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.