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Climate and health country profiles 2015: a global overview

To protect health from risks derived from climate change, decision-makers (going from national leaders to individual citizens) need access to the best information possible on the risks and the opportunities for action. This report accompanies a set of country profiles on climate change and health. It provides an overview of the global consequences of collectively acting, or failing to act, to address climate change and its associated health risks.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Climate change
  • Public health
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Asia
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Central Asia
  • Eastern Asia
  • Global
  • South-eastern Asia
  • Southern Asia
  • Western Asia
Copyright Yes
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Author (corporate) World Health Organization
Publication date 2015
Keywords climate and health,risks and opportunities
Date uploaded December 3, 2019, 10:30 (UTC)
Date modified January 6, 2020, 09:20 (UTC)