EESA10 - Lecture 1.doc

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Environmental Science
Jovan Stefanovic

Lecture 1 Human Health and the EnvironmentYour environment is your health but not the only factor influencing your health What is environmental healthAccording to the WHO In its broadest sense environmental health comprises those aspects of human health disease and injuries that are determined or influenced by factors in the environmentThis includes the study of both the direct pathological effects of variousoChemicaloPhysicaloSocial Environmenthousing urban development land use and transportationWhat is the environmentEnvironment is everything that affect a living organismEffect of environment on human health is so greatoAiroWateroSoiloManmade environmentThe EnvironmentWe cannot choose what happens in the natural environment but sure can help in changing the events that take place in the environmentSocial environmentare stressed even though we do not know about it which affects healthOur health is affected by our environmentMost of them we can list some we neglectDefinitely know that the environment affects our health greatlyFactories buildings and sewage comprise to form an artificial environmentWe face the growth of the hum
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