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Climate change and Australia's healthcare system - risks, research and responses

Weaver, Haylee; Blashki, Grant; Capon, Anthony; McMichael, Anthony

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Climate change will affect human health, mostly adversely, resulting in a greater burden on the health care system, in addition to any other coexistent increases in demand (e.g. from Australia's increasingly ageing population). Understanding the extent to which health is likely to be affected by climate change will enable policy makers and practitioners to prepare for changing demands on the health care system. This will require prioritisation of key research questions and building research...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32498
Source: Australian Health Review
DOI: 10.1071/AH09829

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