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2021

This study assesses heatwave-protective knowledge and behaviour among urban populations in Tunisia, Georgia and Israel. There is an expected increase in heatwaves globally. As such, it is imperative to have sufficient levels of heatwave-protective

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2021

This paper examines how heatwaves are governed in Europe, by comparing health policy and practices to better understand roles, responsibilities and collaboration. The expectation that climate change will further exacerbate extreme weather events such as

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2020

The present study aims to determine the preventive behaviors from the disease based on constructs of the health belief model. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new viral disease that has caused a pandemic in the world. Due to the lack of vaccines

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2020

This paper exposes some of the successful covid-related public health interventions that were made in China in the hope their understanding will provide ideas for international epidemic control.

In the past five months, success in control the national

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2019

Disaster citizen science, or the use of scientific principles and methods by “non-professional” scientists or volunteers, may be a promising way to enhance public health emergency preparedness (PHEP) and build community resilience. However, little

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2019

Elevated and prolonged exposure to extreme heat is an important cause of excess summertime mortality and morbidity. To protect people from health threats, some governments are currently operating syndromic surveillance systems. However, a lack of

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Tweets and Google searches could be a useful resource for heat wave warning systems in areas where common observation methods are less effective.
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2018

This article provides an overview of the current and projected climate change risks and impacts to mental health and provides recommendations for priority actions to address the mental health consequences of climate change.

The authors argue the

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