How to Build Climate Resilient Health Systems Reinforce the framework instead of reinventing the wheel

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Sojung Yoon MBBS MSc Public Health

Abstract

Climate change will have adverse effects on health at a population scale. Health systems need to be strengthened in order to better address changing health needs and increased demand. Frameworks exist to guide the improvement of health systems, however, they do not necessarily address adaptations to be made for climate change. This article reviews the WHO Operational Framework and identifies where this can be built upon to tackles changing health needs due to climate change.  

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Yoong, S. (2020). How to Build Climate Resilient Health Systems: Reinforce the framework instead of reinventing the wheel. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 13(2). https://doi.org/10.38192/13.2.1
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Policy
Author Biography

Sojung Yoon MBBS MSc Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

WONCA Working party on the Environment

World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians

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