Essays about: "pharmaceutical pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words pharmaceutical pollution.

  1. 1. Health for Export? A WPR and World-Systems Analysis of the OECD’s Construction of Pharmaceutical Pollution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ebba Rosendahl; [2020]
    Keywords : OECD; pharmaceutical pollution; WPR; world-systems theory; environmental load displacement; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The issue of pharmaceutical pollution has recently gained attention on the international political agenda as several actors have raised concern for its negative impact on ecosystems, human health, and livelihoods in emerging economies where an increasing share of the pharmaceutical production is located due to the cheaper labor and less stringent environmental regulations. In 2019, the OECD published a report with policy recommendations on how to manage pharmaceutical residues in freshwaters, being one of the first international actors to address pharmaceutical pollution from manufacturing as a problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. One man’s medicine, another man’s poison : Environmental pollution from pharmaceutical manufacturing in Andhra Pradesh, potential sustainability measures and the role of Swedish actors.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälleLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Markus Forster; [2014]
    Keywords : Institutions; Manufacture; Outsourcing; Pharmaceuticals; Pollution; India;

    Abstract : Outsourcing of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes from developed countries to emerging economies such as India and China, has become increasingly frequent during the last decade. Simultaneously, impacts and risks associated with pharmaceuticals in the environment, particularly from manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), have gained recognition as major threats to sustainable development, locally (due to pollution of ground- and surface water) as well as globally (due to risks with antibiotic resistance development). READ MORE

  3. 3. Pharmaceutical pollution in irrigation water : A Minor Field Study in Chirapatre Estates in Kumasi, Ghana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Therese Wesström; Jenny Andersson; [2014]
    Keywords : Pharmaceutical residues; wastewater; irrigation; water quality;

    Abstract : In Ghana, wastewater is frequently used as a source of irrigation water for crops in urban areas, due to water scarcity and an increasing population growth. The water contains high amounts of nutrients, but also other unwanted constituents such as heavy metals, pathogens and pharmaceutical residues and is a potential health risk for the consumers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Composition and Application Potentials of Scandinavian Tunicates

    University essay from KTH/Fiber- och polymerteknik

    Author : Masoumeh Hassanzadeh; [2011]
    Keywords : Tunicate; Ciona intestinalis; Clavelina lepadiformis; Cellulose whiskers; biofuel;

    Abstract : Marine ecosystems can be a promising reservoir of various kinds of chemical components, applicable as pharmaceutical materials, food, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, and others for different industry. As an example, Tunicates, a group of marine animals, have been attracted a lot of attention in medical application, food market, water pollution issues, and Cellulose nanomaterial production due to their consisting of chemical compounds such as cellulose, amino-sugars, and proteins or protein-polysaccharide complexes e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Composition and Application Potentials of Scandinavian Tunicates

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemivetenskap (CHE)

    Author : Masoumeh Hassanzadeh; [2011]
    Keywords : Tunicate; Ciona intestinalis; Clavelina lepadiformis; Cellulose whiskers; biofuel;

    Abstract : Marine ecosystems can be a promising reservoir of various kinds of chemical components, applicable as pharmaceutical materials, food, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, and others for different industry. As an example, Tunicates, a group of marine animals, have been attracted a lot of attention in medical application, food market, water pollution issues, and Cellulose nanomaterial production due to their consisting of chemical compounds such as cellulose, amino-sugars, and proteins or protein-polysaccharide complexes e. READ MORE