Environmental strategies for climate change: Examining the politics, policies and economics
Monday, November 4, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Climate change is a major public health issues that requires major changes in every sector of society to help mitigate the effects. Sea water continues to be polluted for spilling oil as concerned authority lacks mechanism to face emergency while spillage. Action is necessary among policymakers and officials at all levels of government to address this public health issue.
Session Objectives: •Differentiate between direct, secondary, and tertiary health impacts resulting from climate change.
Identify at least five health impacts that may potentially result from climate
List four barriers organizations and governments may face when attempting to incorporate public health into climate change adaptation activities.
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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Environment
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)