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  • Document

    Lessons learned from fifteen years of responding to malaria globally: a prototype for sustainable development

    Roll Back Malaria, World Health Organization (WHO), 2016
    The world has reached a critical juncture in the fight against malaria.
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    Climate change and malaria

    Roll Back Malaria, World Health Organization (WHO), 2015
    Weather and climate are major determinants of the geographical distribution, seasonality, year-to-year variability and longer term trends of malaria. Periods of long-term drought can reduce transmission.
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    Climate change and urban health vulnerability

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    There is increasing awareness of the impacts of climate change on the health of urban residents. Although Thailand has seen relatively low rates of urbanisation compared to its ASEAN counterparts, cities across the country are growing. This study examines the climate change and urban health vulnerability of suburban Pralab, Khon Kaen City, in the northeast of Thailand.
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    Climate change vulnerability - cases from CIRDAP member countries

    Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2016
    Countries of the Asia Pacific region are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change as indicated by the global assessments by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change).
  • Organisation

    Impact Initiative

    The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Econ
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    Protecting women’s and children’s health from a changing climate

    International Union of Nutritional Sciences, 2016
    Climate change increases challenges to women'€™s and children'€™s health. There is more likelihood of women and children suffering and dying from problems such as diarrhoea, undernutrition, malaria, and from the harmful effects of extreme weather events, including floods or drought.
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    Health impact of climate change in Bangladesh: a summary

    Scientific Research Publishing, 2016
    Bangladesh, 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.
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    Health care facility climate change resiliency workshop

    Pan American Health Organization, 2015
    In 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.
  • Organisation

    The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)

    The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947.
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    Health impacts of climate change in Pacific Island countries: a regional assessment of vulnerabilities and adaptation priorities

    Environmental Health Perspectives, 2015
    Between 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 Island