Health and Climate Change

Health and climate change

Major areas of interest and on-going research themes in this field include: Population health risks due to climate change in Australia and elsewhere; empirical studies of climate variation and health outcomes; modelling future health risks; Developing, evaluating adaptive strategies to lessen health risks; Ecological-epidemiological studies of mosquito-borne infectious diseases in relation to climate and environment; Estimations of attributable burdens of disease; Health effects of UVR exposure (adverse and beneficial); environmental effects on health (esp. immune function);  climate change, refugees, sea level rise, conflict, security implications, health implications; ecosystem change, population pressure, development, global governance, state failure; Climate interaction with airborne particles and public health; Climate change, climate variability and health, especially among children and vulnerable groups.

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