Climate change and human health

Training course for public health professionals on protecting our health from climate change


Regional modules: South Asia

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Session 18: Population’s Health and Climate Change in South- East Asia

Scope: South East Asia is disaster prone; The most vulnerable; Climate-sensitive health outcomes; Exacerbating current burden of disease.

Authors: Alexander von Hildebrand, Environmental Health and Climate Change, WHO SEARO.

Duration: 0.5 hours

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2007 IPCC reports: Working Group II, Summary pages 59 to 63.


Session 19: Regional action plan for South-East Asia

Scope: South-East Asia (SEA) countries most vulnerable; Regional consensus on need for climate action; national climate action plans; Conclusions.

Authors: Alexander von Hildebrand, Environmental Health and Climate Change, WHO SEAROAlexander von Hildebrand, Environmental Health and Climate Change, WHO SEARO.

Duration: 1 hour

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Reference: Regional framework for action to protect human health from climate change ; New Delhi Declaration 2008.

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