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Governing for a healthy population: towards an understanding of how decision-making will determine our global health in a changing climate

Bowen, Kathryn J; Ebi, Kristie; Butler, Colin D; Miller, Fiona; McMichael, Anthony J; Friel, Sharon

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Enhancing the adaptive capacity of individuals, communities, institutions and nations is pivotal to protecting and improving human health and well-being in the face of systemic social inequity plus dangerous climate change. However, research on the determinants of adaptive capacity in relation to health, particularly concerning the role of governance, is in its infancy. This paper highlights the intersections between global health, climate change and governance. It presents an overview of these...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-12-29
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11755
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph9010055

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