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Title: Climate change and human health in Asia and the Pacific: from evidence to action : report of the regional workshop, Bali, Indonesia, 10-12 December 2007
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: The objectives of the workshop were to share the latest evidence on climate change and health, to define the key elements of a strategy for health protection from climate change and to develop a regional framework for action. Participants were briefed on the latest evidence on climate change and health by international experts. A framework for action to protect human health from the effects of climate change in the Asia-Pacific region was developed. This framework provided a series of recommendations for governments as well as WHO pertaining to awareness creation and strengthening the health system capacity to reduce the impact of climate change.
Keywords: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Gov't Doc #: SEA-EH-555
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204852
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