All articles for the topic: Medicine

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Philippine Red Cross

The PRC is a major humanitarian organization based in Mandaluyong, Philippines.

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Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University has a proud tradition of leadership in education, research, service, and patient care around the globe, with research and training programs on every continent, more than 40

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Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institution in health research, training and services.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society.

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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is a public research university in Haifa, Israel.

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Bio-toilets: Transforming Indian Sanitation

Constructing a bio-toilet

Sanitation facilities in India are alarmingly poor with over 600 million people (half of India's population) having no access to toilets and...

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Strenghening Adaptation to Climate-Sensitive Malaria in Kenya

The project will promote active collaboration among six key stakeholder groups and aims to strengthen community based adaptation to climate-sensitive malaria, Kenya.

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Health Risk Reduction

Among vector-borne diseases that are sensitive to climatic and weather conditions, dengue fever is being seen as one of the increasing health problems in many urban and rural communities...

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...

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Planning and costing agriculture's adaptation in Rwanda

Summary of country findings: Rwanda

This study is one of 5 country studies (Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania) exploring planning and costing agriculture's adaptation to climate...

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Catholic Relief Services

CRS is a developmental and relief wing of the catholic Bishops of the United states of America.

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Social Protection: Health

Climate-related diseases are responsible for a large proportion of the global burden of disease. Human health is therefore not surprising predicted to be adversely affected by projected climate...

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World Health Organization

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

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Key findings from Mozambique NCAP Project

The majority of people involved in this study are chronically vulnerable to a range of stresses including climate risk. 70% of households are employed in the informal market and therefore have...

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Bolivia NCAP project: Vallegrande findings

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The physiology of the study area comprises different altitudinal ecological zones: the head of valleys or high dry valleys located...

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Bolivia: Impacts by Sector

Introduction

This page looks at the impacts of climate change on different sectors in Bolivia. It forms part of a larger report produced by Tahia Devisscher and Ben Smith in November...

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Adapting coffee farming

Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative is an organisation of smallholder coffee farmers who produce washed Arabica for the speciality coffee market and live and work on the steep slopes of Mount...

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Small-holder Coffee Cash Cropping System

The ability of the Rwandan coffee sector to compete in the global market by producing the highest quality of coffee is threatened by climate change at a number of stages along the supply...

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Water Scarcity in Mountain Regions

Impacts of climate change on the ecosystems of semi-arid mountainous regions can have serious consequences on local livelihoods. Climate change effects can also provoke an emergence and...

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