Environmental health is the branch of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health. In order to effectively control factors that may affect health, the requirements that must be met in order to create a healthy environment must be determined. The major sub-disciplines of environmental health are environmental science, toxicology, environmental epidemiology, and environmental and occupational medicine.
It is considered an environmental issue as poor environmental quality causes poor health in human beings, bio-accumulation and poisoning.
Possible solutions[edit | edit source]
One of the best ways to improve environmental health is to act on climate change. Here are some ideas on how you can contribute: