Lessons Learned on Health Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change: Experiences Across Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Conclusions: Our analyses highlight that, irrespective of resource constraints, ministries of health and other institutions working on climate-related health issues in low- and middle-income countries need to continue to prepare themselves to prevent additional health burdens in the context of a changing climate and socioeconomic development patterns. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP405 Received: 30 April 2016 Revised: 07 November 2016 Accepted: 16 November 2016 Published: 20 June 2017 Address correspondence to K.L. Ebi, Rohm &Haas Endowed Professor in Public Health Sciences; Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE), University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195 USA. Telephone: (206) 543-8440. Email: krisebi@uw.edu *Current affiliation: Special Programme on Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), a co-sponsored programme of UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO, based at the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. Supplemental Material is available online (https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP405). The authors declare they have no actual or potential competing financial interests. Note to readers with disabilities: EHP strives to ensure that all journal content is accessible to all readers. However, some figures and Supplemental Material published in EHP articles may not conform to 508 standards due to the complexity of the information being presented. If you need assistance accessing journal content, please ...
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