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    Health in climate change research from 1990 to 2014: positive trend, but still underperforming

    Global Health Action, 2016
    Climate change has been recognized as both one of the biggest threats and the biggest opportunities for global health in the 21st century. This trend review seeks to assess and characterize the amount and type of scientific literature on the link between climate change and human health.
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    Insecticide resistance in malaria-transmitting mosquitoes in Zimbabwe: a review

    Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2015
    Malaria is a global public health problem, with about 3.2 billion people at risk of infection. The populations at risk mainly reside in Africa, Asia and America, with African populations accounting for the largest burden of the disease. In 2013, close to 198 million malaria cases were reported, leading to 584,000 deaths.
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    Infectious Diseases of Poverty

    Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infec
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    Climate change threatens Hawaiian forest birds

    Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment, 2016
    In Hawai'i, geograpahic isolation has prevented the natural establishment of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and many insect species, such as biting mosquitoes. Isolation has also facilitated the spectacular evolutionary radiation of Hawaiian honeycreepers from a single small flock of North American finches into more than 50 species and subspecies of endemic forest birds.
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    Climate change, vulnerability, food security and human health in rural Pakistan: a gender perspective

    Munich Personal RePEc Archive, 2015
    Pakistan is among the most vulnerable countries in the South Asian region given still overwhelming dependence of its population on agriculture which in turn mainly depends on the Indus Basin River System. The intensity and frequency of extreme climate events have increased in Pakistan during the recent decades.
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    Agriculture, nutrition and the green revolution in Bangladesh

    Science Direct, 2016
    This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutrition.
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    Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond

    HelpAge International, 2016
    The rise in NCDs combined with rapid population ageing presents important challenges for health and care systems globally. Deaths from NCDs are disproportionately concentrated in low- and middle-income countries. As a key player in global health and development, the EU has an important role to play in strengthening the response to NCDs in these countries.
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    Malaria impact of large dams in sub-Saharan Africa: maps, estimates and predictions

    Malaria Journal, BioMed Central, 2015
    While there is growing recognition of the malaria impacts of large dams in sub-Saharan Africa, the cumulative malaria impact of reservoirs associated with current and future dam developments has not been quantified.
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    Interlinkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health

    Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women, 2016
    Reviewing the Nepalese government's climate change policy showed that the government do not have any policies addressing the linkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR).