Circumpolar Health-Related Problems

  • C. Earl Albrecht
Keywords: Allergies, Anthropology, Diseases, Food, Health, Health care, Human physiology, Native peoples, Psychology, Viruses, Arctic regions


Reports on the 1967 Symposium on Circumpolar Health-Related Problems, Univ of Alaska, 23-28 July, sponsored by the Arctic Institute of North America under a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Speakers from Canada and the USA were joined by representatives from Denmark, Greenland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the USSR. The papers presented related to pulmonary and virus diseases, zoonoses, environmental stresses on human behavior, physiology, anthropology, nutrition and hazardous contamination of the environment.