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Climate Change & Health

Climate Change Health

Implementation of the District Health Information System (DHIS2)

The implementation of the District Health Information System (DHIS2), developed and made freely available by the University of Oslo, Norway, enables health authorities to monitor the incidence of climate- sensitive diseases, including the early identification of new diseases outbreaks. Improving and digitalizing the flow of health data improves the overall capacity to plan for and respond to climate-related health risks.

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Grenada Climate Change and Health Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment 

Climate change has been referred to as ‘the defining health issue for this century’ by dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), and tackling it could be ‘the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century’ (The Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change 2015). 

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