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' is already contributing to changing patterns of burden of disease from vector-borne illnesses, such as dengue fever & . Robust public adaptation strategies can help to reduce these risks.' 🦟 - 2018 report #🦟
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UN Climate Change Aug 19
Over 5,000 participants from Latin America & Caribbean countries 🌎 are gathering at the in Salvador, πŸ‡§πŸ‡·. Common objective is to raise ambition to meet the goals.
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Aug 19
'Physician, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full' Read about the impressive achievements and interests of our Co-Chair . πŸ‘¨β€βš•οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈβœοΈ
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Aug 16
'Can a physician recognize West Nile virus? Can a physician recognize symptoms of malaria?' work + cited in article showing the importance of including climate change in healthcare professional training
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Aug 9
'Climate change is already affecting food security.' Powerful new report examines the effects of on land- looking at food security and health impacts. 2018 findings cited in chapter five. ➑️
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UKHACC Aug 9
Climate Change can affect health in so many ways- some more obvious than others. In New Zealand in 2016, extreme rainfall (made more likely by climate change) washed sheep faeces into a water source, leading to a huge outbreak of a bacterial infection that causes gastroenteritis.
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IPCC Aug 8
Land is a critical resource – we rely on it for food, water, health and wellbeing – but it is already under growing human pressure. is adding to these pressures. Read more ➑️
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Aug 7
'Will we be less healthy because of climate change?' Great to see 2018 findings in Q+A piece explaining with real examples the negative effects of we are already facing, and can expect to face.
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World Health Organization (WHO) Aug 5
is increasing the risk of and other 🦟-borne diseases. Warmer temperatures are expanding habitats for mosquitoes & putting millions more people at risk of these diseases. 🌎🌍🌏, dengue infections have increased 30-fold over the past 50 years.
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Aug 5
More than 50% of the 🌎 population live in cities. From dealing with increased hospital admissions during a heatwave, to building damage during floods and storms- many cities expect to seriously compromise public infrastructure.
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Aug 2
From the air we breathe, to the food we eat & the weather we face- the media is starting to see the connection between and our . 2018 report finding. See more here:
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WMO | OMM Aug 1
July 2019 has at least equaled, if not broken, the record for the hottest month since data collection began. It’s a month marked by a that saw history rewritten. πŸŒ‘πŸ“ˆβ˜€οΈπŸŒπŸŒŽπŸŒ READ MORE ▢️
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Jul 31
'Doctors can't solve it all by themselves, Economists can't solve it all by themselves' Watch , author of the 2018 brief for Canadian policymakers talk about multidisciplinary work, health & , and .
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Jul 30
Has Your Doctor Talked To You About Climate Change? Interesting article on the role of health professionals in connecting the consequences of (such as heatwaves, more pollen, longer allergy seasons) to patient .
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Jul 29
'What is the overall impact on the economy? Do we win or lose when it comes to this hot weather? ' findings cited in recent article on the impacts of heatwaves on the economy.
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Jul 26
It's been fantastic to have such interesting discussions on political and public engagement on climate change and health at the roundtable in Berlin! Special thanks to , , Chair + co-host !
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Sylvia Hartmann Jul 26
"Globally the healthcare sector is responsible for appr. 4,6% of GHG emissions. " Roundtable in If we really care for health as (to be), we should reduce our own sector's emissions as well.
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Sophie G Jul 26
Full house on health and roundtable ! Looking forward to discuss for in an interdisciplinary environment!
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Jul 25
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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Jul 25
'Heatwaves are now five times more likely because of manmade climate change' author discussed those most vulnerable to extreme heat and the link between heatwaves + mental health on today. Listen at 2:16:00 ▢️
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