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SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC

January 2020

Protecting Human Health in the era of Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities in Southeast Asia

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Climate change has previously been described as the “biggest global health threat of the 21st century.” Recently, there have been calls within the global health community to declare a planetary health emergency. The effects of climate change on human health are wide-ranging – from the re-emergence of infectious diseases and exacerbation of chronic non-communicable diseases, to reversals in nutrition gains and generation of mental health stress. Moreover, these impacts will be felt by regions of the world that emitted the…

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