Operational framework for building climate resilient health systems

by Joy Shumake-Guillemot, Elena Villalobos-Prats, Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum et al.
World Health Organization, 2015

56 pp. 1.8 MB
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This framework responds to the demand from WHO Member States and partners for guidance on how the health sector and its operational basis in health systems can systematically and effectively address the challenges increasingly presented by climate variability and change. Primarily intended for public health professionals and health managers, this framework would also help guide decision-makers in other health-determining sectors, such as nutrition, water and sanitation, and emergency management. International development agencies could use this framework to focus investments and country support for public health, health system strengthening and climate change adaptation.

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