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Main Title Protecting the health and well-being of communities in a changing climate : proceedings of a workshop /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Pray, Leslie A.,
Publisher The National Academies Press,
Year Published 2018
OCLC Number 1036266484
ISBN 9780309463454; 0309463459
Subjects Climatic changes--Health aspects--United States--Congresses. ; Medical climatology--United States--Congresses. ; Human beings--Effect of climate on--United States--Congresses. ; Medical geography--United States--Congresses. ; Environmental health--Planning--United States--Congresses. ; Public health. ; Climate Change. ; Community Health Planning. ; Population Health.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCM  RA804.P76 2018 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 12/12/2018
EOAM  RA804.P76 2018 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 05/14/2019
Collation xvi, 138 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Setting the stage -- Regional perspectives from the South -- Regional perspectives from the Midwest -- Regional perspectives from the Northeast -- Regional perspectives from the West -- Reflections on the day. "On March 13, 2017, the Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement jointly convened a 1-day public workshop in Washington, DC, to explore potential strategies for public health, environmental health, health care, and related stakeholders to help communities and regions to address and mitigate the health effects of climate change. Participants discussed the perspectives of civic, government, business, and health-sector leaders, and existing research, best practices, and examples that inform stakeholders and practitioners on approaches to support mitigation of and adaptation to climate change and its effects on population health. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop"--Publisher's description.