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The Human Ecology of Disease. After just several weeks and with minimal time investment, Lynn was empowered to record and add his own screencast videos to his online course. His international recognition includes service as adjunct professor at Coventry University in England and Qinghai University in China, as well as visiting professor at Keio University in Japan. I've also included some references on health geography and related topics collected by him below: There are three main themes in the geography of health care or medical geography : disease ecology, health care delivery, and environment and health. Southwest Asia and North Africa Chapter 6.
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