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Micro-Trottoir of the conference

Micro-Trottoir of the conference This news is related to one of the 12 themes of the World Conference on Health and Climate Change. THE NEWSLETTER OF THE WORLD CONFERENCE [mailpoet_form...

Interview of Nick Watts

Interview of Nick Watts Hi, my name is Doctor Nick Watts. I’m an Australian and I’m the Executive Director of the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change. We are an international collaboration of 27 UN agencies, academic...

INTERVIEW : Raising awareness about dengue fever

INTERVIEW of Eric Sam-Vah: Raising awareness about dengue fever Since 2011, the French Red Cross’ Regional Intervention Platform in the Indian Ocean (PIROI - Plateforme d’intervention régionale de l’océan Indien) has been running an awareness campaign in...

R4, a safety net program in Ethiopia

R4, a safety net program in Ethiopia: helping small-scale farmers to reduce the impact of disasters and increase production Source: Insuresilience, 01/03/2019 The Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) is part of the G20 InsuResilience Global Partnership. R4 aims to bolster...

Interview of Dr Halima Saado Abdillahi

Interview of Dr Halima Saado Abdillahi, Head of Research and Learning at the International Center for Humanitarian Affairs (ICHA) My name is Halima Saado Abdillahi, I am Director of Research and Learning at the International Centre for Humanitarian Affairs of the...

Dengue rises in Bangladesh

Dengue rises in Bangladesh Source(s): the lancet, Vol.19 Number 2 | Feb 2019   Dengue comes to Dhaka each year. But a combination of climate change, urbanisation, and a struggling health-care system have resulted in a spike in numbers. Sophie Cousins reports. This...

Climate change tipping point

Climate change tipping point could be coming sooner than we think Source(s): colombia university New study shows that vegetation may not be able to continue abating the effects of emissions from human activities By Holly Evarts Global carbon emissions reached a record...

Increasing ‘food shocks’

Extreme weather and geopolitics major drivers of increasing ‘food shocks’ Source(s):  University of Tasmania (UTAS) Global food production is suffering from an increasing number of “food shocks”, with most caused by extreme weather and geopolitical crises. An...

Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath

USA: Hurricane Katrina's aftermath included spike in heart disease hospitalizations Source(s):  Tufts University, 31 Jan 2019 Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes are generally described in terms of wind speed, land area, and inches of rain....

Report on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region: no public health without refugee and migrant health (2018)

Report on the health of refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region: no public health without refugee and migrant health (2018) Copenhagen, Geneva, 21 January 2019 Migrants and refugees are likely to have good general health, but they can be at risk of falling...

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