Searching with a thematic focus on Health in climate change, Climate change, Environmental health, Health in India
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- DocumentFuture Health Systems research consortium, 2013This report highlights the vulnerability of children in the Indian Sundarbans to health shocks. This is due to under-nutrition and the high prevalence of common communicable diseases. It focuses Patharpratima, as a representative block of the Sundarbans.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This case study explores how city officials, health professionals and community workers in Ahmedabad, Western India are preparing to save lives in the city’s increasingly frequent and intense hot spells. The paper documents the key findings of a heat health project, led by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH).Document
A Cross-Sectional, Randomized Cluster Sample Survey of Household Vulnerability to Extreme Heat among Slum Dwellers in Ahmedabad, IndiaInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2013With climate change predicted to cause an increase in extreme temperatures in India, there is a significant risk that heat-waves, which already cause significant public health issues including thousands of deaths, could get considerably more dangerous.DocumentNational Institute of Malaria Research, 2012Climate change can have direct negative consequences on a number of health indices, due to climate affecting water, air quality, disease and physical comfort.DocumentWorld Meteorological Organization, 2012Over half of the world’s population resides in urban areas and this number is projected to nearly double by 2050. This report provides an initial assessment of available information on air pollution and climate impacts in megacities globally.Document
Achieving food security in the face of climate change: final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate ChangeClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2012This report, released by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, identifies a set of clear actions to be undertaken by key stakeholders to achieve food security in the context of climate change.DocumentNational Institute of Malaria Research, 2011This paper analyses impacts of climate change on malaria transmission at the national and regional level in India, with emphasis on the Himalayan region, northeastern states, the Western Ghats and coastal areas under the aegis of NATCOM II and the up Indian Network for Climate Change Assessment (INCCA).DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2008Climate change impacts will lead to economic losses for various sectors. In this paper the impacts of climate change on the financial capital of India, Mumbai, have been delineated. These include the impact of temperature rise on rains and floods, and their consequent effects on health.