Climate Change & Infectious Diseases in India: Implications for Health Care Providers

Published By: Indian Council of Medical Research | Published Date: December, 01 , 2013

Climate change has the potential to influence the earth’s biological systems, however, its effects on human health are not well defined. Developing nations with limited resources are expected to face a host of health effects due to climate change, including vector-borne and water-borne diseases such as malaria, cholera, and dengue. This article reviews common and prevalent infectious diseases in India, their links to climate change, and how health care providers might discuss preventive health care strategies with their patients

Author(s): George Luber, Paul J. Schramm, V. Ramana Dhara | Posted on: Sep 12, 2016 | Views()

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