Health & Health Facilities

Researchers from Osaka University showed an increase in major non-communicable diseases after the Fukushima disaster and COVID-19 outbreak
Osaka University
Areal view on Johannesburg, South Africa.
Depending on where we live, we may feel too cold in winter, and too hot in summer. As we’re writing this in late January 2023 many southern Africans are probably feeling very hot and fatigued; a prolonged regional heatwave began around 9 January.
Conversation Media Group, the
Up to one in five adults with a history of poor mental health reported they were ‘much worse off’ financially a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to one in ten of those who had never had psychological problems in adulthood, according to new study.
University College London
Climate change – which is not just an environmental emergency, but a public health one too – is meeting existing drivers such as globalization, urbanization and inequality to fuel the transmission of disease.
World Economic Forum
This report outlines an extensive two-part national study designed to better understand the impact of climate-fueled disasters on mental health in Australia, and how best to support the wellbeing, recovery and resilience of communities.
Climate Council of Australia
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2023
This report outlines an extensive two-part national study designed to better understand the impact of climate-fueled disasters on mental health in Australia, and how best to support the wellbeing, recovery and resilience of communities.
Climate Council of Australia
A man overlooks a wildfire visible from San Francisco under a hazy sky turned orange
Psychological trauma from extreme weather and climate events, such as wildfires, can have long-term impacts on survivors’ brains and cognitive functioning, especially how they process distractions, new research shows.
Conversation Media Group, the
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2023
This study compared the relative risks of heat days on mortalities by vulnerable groups in the past decade (1999–2008) and the recent decade (2009–2018) in four cities, Seoul, Incheon, Daegu, and Gwangju, in Korea.
Springer Nature
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2023
This analysis argues that investments to build country-level capacities in health security are critical to ensure that the global community is better poised to prevent, detect and respond to outbreaks.
BMJ Global Health
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The purpose of this assignment is to develop a self-paced online course in MOOC format for Hospital Preparedness for Emergencies (HOPE) under the PEER program administered by the Preparedness for Response and Recovery (PRR) Department.