Climate Change And Health United States – Mexico Border
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The numerous articles contained in this volume, prepared by professionals in their fields, show how climate change is manifested in our region, as well as its consequences for human behavior and specifically for health. We seek to ensure the active involvement of all health-related institutions (including health services and systems) and their vigilance in protecting the environment and reducing the harmful effects of climate change, empowering the citizenry in this regard, and seeking out new and better ways to live in harmony with nature.
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Pan American Health Organization; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-02)The Caribbean Action Plan on Health and Climate Change was developed in consultation with countries through preparatory meetings and by convening regional health and environment leaders of the Caribbean during the Third ...
Pan American Health Organization; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-10-23)The effects of climate change on human health are unequivocal and can already be perceived worldwide. Phenomena such as heat waves, cold waves, floods, droughts, hurricanes, storms, and other extreme weather events can ...
Ebi, Kristie L.; Fawcett, Stephen B.; Spiegel, Jerry; Tovalin, Horacio (2016-09)Climate change is a social justice as well as an environmental issue. The magnitude and pattern of changes in weather and climate variables are creating differential exposures, vulnerabilities, and health risks that ...