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Assessment of climate-sensitive infectious diseases in the Federated States of Micronesia

McIver, Lachlan; Hashizume, Masahiro; Kim, Ho; Honda, Yasushi; Pretrick, Moses; Iddings, Steven; Pavlin, Boris

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Background: The health impacts of climate change are an issue of growing concern in the Pacific region. Prior to 2010, no formal, structured, evidence-based approach had been used to identify the most significant health risks posed by climate change in Pacific island countries. During 2010 and 2011, the World Health Organization supported the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in performing a climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessment. This paper summarizes the priority...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69678
Source: Tropical Medicine and Health
DOI: 10.2149/tmh.2014-17

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