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- DocumentScientific Research Publishing, 2016Bangladesh, one of the South Asian countries , has started experiencing major public health i m- pacts of climate change due to its vulnerable geographical location. The objective of this paper is to look at the extent of climate change in Bangladesh and its impact on human health.DocumentPan American Health Organization, 2015In addition to their primary roles in treating illness and injuries, health care facilities provide a first line of defence in protecting individuals and communities from the impacts of climate change.OrganisationThe Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947.Document
Health impacts of climate change in Pacific Island countries: a regional assessment of vulnerabilities and adaptation prioritiesEnvironmental Health Perspectives, 2015Between 2010 and 2012, the World Health Organization Division of Pacific Technical Support led a regional climate change and health vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning project, in collaboration with health sector partners, in thi rteen Pacific island countries - Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon IslandDocumentCivil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Fund, 2016The Pacific Regional Learning Event (PARLE) was a gathering of over 70 participants from Fiji, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Vanuatu where CS WASH Fund projects are being implemented by World Vision, WaterAid and Live and Learn Environmental Education.OrganisationThe Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (CS WASH) Fund website is a knowledge and learning platform that complements the CS WASH Fund.Document
Review and synthesis - ten years of research evidence in health and development: ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation ResearchEconomic and Social Research Council, UK, 2016The ESRC–DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research was established in 2005 in order to ‘provide a robust conceptual and empirical basis for development and enhance the quality and impact of social science research which contributes to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)’.DocumentGlobal Public Health, 2015Unsafe abortion is a significant but preventable cause of maternal mortality. Although induced abortion has been legal in Zambia since 1972, many women still face logistical, financial, social, and legal obstacles to access safe abortion services, and undergo unsafe abortion instead.OrganisationGlobal Public Health is a peer-reviewed journal that engages with key public health issues that have come to the fore in the global environment — mounting inequalities between rich and poor, the glDocumentInternational Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2014Unsafe abortion is a significant, but preventable cause of maternal mortality in Zambia. The authors compared the trajectories of women seeking safe abortion with those receiving care following unsafe abortion. They interviewed women accessing care in a large government hospital about their experiences.