Climate and Health

    American Public Health Association (APHA): Climate Change Section

    APHA is concerned with the public health implications of climate change—from changes in vector-borne diseases to impacts on drinking water supply to extreme weather events.

    ANTHC - Center for Climate and Health

    The Center for Climate and Health (CCH) helps the Alaska Tribal Health System adapt to climate change, and other new or emerging impacts on community health. CCH combines ANTHC's engineering, environmental health and community health expertise to provide local and regional partners with a broad range of health resources.

    Climate Change on Medline Plus

    Informative materials from The National Library of Medicine.

    European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC): climate change page

    Established in 2005, ECDC is an EU agency aimed at strengthening Europe's defenses against infectious diseases. It is seated in Stockholm, Sweden.

    Health Canada

    Health Canada is collaborating with researchers and decision-makers across the country and around the world to increase knowledge about how a changing climate can affect human health.

    Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies (ICHS)

    ICHS was created by the Alaska State Legislature in 1988 to develop new solutions to health problems in Alaska and the north. The Institute provides support and coordination for health research, information, and training.

    Nasivvik Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments

    The Nasivvik Centre is a multidisciplinary research and training center funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research–Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health. The Nasivvik Centre is focused on building capacity in Inuit health research through trainee support and strategic funding initiatives in key environmental health areas of importance to Inuit communities.

    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS): Climate Change & Human Health

    Our understanding of the links between climate change and adverse human health impacts is increasing, but many knowledge gaps remain. The NIEHS is engaged in multiple activities with other federal agencies, international research and policy organizations, academia, and nongovernmental organization stakeholders to identify and address these knowledge gaps.

    One Health Initiative

    The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals, and the environment.

    Union of Concerned Scientists: Global Warming

    Climate disruptions put our food and water supply at risk, endanger our health, jeopardize our national security, and threaten other basic human needs. The Union of Concerned Scientists is a science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world.

    World Health Organization (WHO): Climate change and human health

    WHO provides evidence and supports capacity building and implementation projects to strengthen the health system response to climate change.

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