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Climate change is having significant and damaging effects on communities and economies of the Pacific nations and projected to get worse over the coming decades. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates an additional 250,000 deaths annually between 2030 and 2050 due to malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea...
Dr Colin Tukuitonga speaks about how climate change is affecting the health of people living in Pacifc Island countries and the relevance of Australia’s climate change policy responses to these neighbouring countries.
This policy paper highlights evidence and case studies to show how climate and environmental change will affect human health in the Asia Pacific region. It also provides proposals for how Australian governments - federal, state and local - might respond to this challenge.
The proposed framework presented in this paper was developed in consultation with researchers and policy makers. The framework is guiding current research examining vulnerabilities to climate change and the effects of a range of exposures on health and wellbeing.