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Global environmental change and health: impacts, inequalities, and the health sector

McMichael, A J; Friel, Sharon; Nyong, A; Corvalan, C

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Human actions are changing many of the world’s natural environmental systems, including the climate system. These systems are intrinsic to life processes and fundamental to human health, and their disruption and depletion make it more difficult to tackle health inequalities. Indeed, we will not achieve the UN millennium development health goals if environmental destruction continues.1 Health professionals have a vital contributory role in preventing and reducing the health effects of global...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMcMichael, A J
dc.contributor.authorFriel, Sharon
dc.contributor.authorNyong, A
dc.contributor.authorCorvalan, C
dc.date.accessioned2014-07-14T23:20:04Z
dc.date.available2014-07-14T23:20:04Z
dc.identifier.issn0959-8138
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/11813
dc.description.abstractHuman actions are changing many of the world’s natural environmental systems, including the climate system. These systems are intrinsic to life processes and fundamental to human health, and their disruption and depletion make it more difficult to tackle health inequalities. Indeed, we will not achieve the UN millennium development health goals if environmental destruction continues.1 Health professionals have a vital contributory role in preventing and reducing the health effects of global environmental change.
dc.format4 pages
dc.publisherBMJ Publishing Group
dc.rights© The Authors 2008
dc.sourceBMJ 336 (2008): 191- 194
dc.subjectglobal
dc.subjectenvironmental
dc.subjectchange
dc.subjecthealth
dc.subjectimpacts
dc.subjectinequalities
dc.subjecthealth sector
dc.titleGlobal environmental change and health: impacts, inequalities, and the health sector
dc.typeJournal article
local.identifier.citationvolume336
dc.date.issued2008-01-24
local.identifier.absfor111799 - Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
local.identifier.absfor069902 - Global Change Biology
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4468094xPUB51
local.publisher.urlhttp://www.bmj.com/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationMcMichael, A J, The Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationFriel, S, The Australian National University
local.bibliographicCitation.issue7637
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage191
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage194
local.identifier.doi10.1136/bmj.39392.473727.AD
dc.date.updated2015-12-08T03:42:13Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-38949142238
local.identifier.thomsonID000252938900041
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