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Title: Protecting human health from climate change: report of the technical discussions
Other Titles: WHO/SEARO, New Delhi, 18-21 August 2009
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: The Sixtieth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia, held in New Delhi, India in 2008, requested WHO to hold a regional technical meeting on "Protecting Human Health from Climate Change" and to report the recommendations to the Sixty-first Session of the Regional Committee. Technical Discussions on the subject were held in the Regional Office, New Delhi, India, from 18-21 August 2009 to share evidence and experiences at regional and national levels; to review the current scientific evidence on the impact of climate change on health; to identify research gaps; and develop an agenda for operational research in the Region. About 30 participants from health and environment ministries of nine countries of the Region participated. This is a detailed report of the meeting.
Gov't Doc #: SEA-EH-568
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