Health & Health Facilities

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This contributing paper examines access to emergency and related information during the COVID-19 pandemic as a crucial human security issue. 
In coming years, disasters, climate change, pandemics, demographic change, and chronic diseases will further increase pressures on already strained health systems.
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This contributing paper examines the complexity and challenges associated with climate change and systemic risks, presents some systemic frameworks of mental health determinants, and provides an overview of the types of psychosocial impacts of disasters
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This paper summarises the Argonne National Laboratory research team’s efforts in conducting these assessments to support local public health interventions in the City of Chicago, and the potential applications for communities throughout the world. 
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This contributing paper aims to review the impact of drug addiction, domestic violence and suicide in Australia through the lens of disaster risk reduction.
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This contributing paper discusses the potential of the Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (Health-EDRM) Framework in promoting synergies in pursing risk-resilient sustainable development pathways.
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This report highlights case studies and lessons learned from 20 countries during COVID-19. The evidence shows the need for investments in gender equality in health systems to prepare for and respond to the next pandemic.
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This brief provides governments with essential information to support their efforts to manage an increase in infectious medical waste due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spiked the overdose death rate from opioid use. For people who rely on medications to treat opioid use disorders, the pandemic and such natural disasters as tornados, hurricanes, and wildfires can disrupt access to medications.
This country profile for Madagascar provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.