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Online training course: Climate Change and Health

This is an interactive online course to understand the interlinkages between climate change and health and the opportunities for addressing the health risks of climate change, building climate resilient and low carbon health systems, promoting the health co-benefits of climate action, and being able to communicate this new knowledge to others.

Categories: Nutrition, Financing, Climate Resilient Health Systems, Low Carbon Sustainable Health Systems, Supply chains, Access to climate change funding for health, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Health National Adaptation Plans, GHG emissions baseline assessments, Action Plans for sustainable low carbon health systems, Training, Global

Climate Change and Health Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments: Workbook for the Canadian Health Sector

The steps in the Workbook constitute an approach to climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessment that is based on the latest knowledge of climate change and health and has been tailored to the Canadian health sector.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Guidance document, Tools, Global

WHO Country Support on Climate Change and Health - Visual Guide

This visual guide provides an overview of the climate change and health technical support package offered by WHO to member states to advance climate-resilient health. It is structured around the process for building climate-resilient health and presents the tools, resources, and assistance that are available.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Access to climate change funding for health, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Health National Adaptation Plans, Guidance document, Tools, Global

Funding opportunities under the Adaptation Fund

The Adaptation Fund finances projects in developing countries to support vulnerable communities in adapting to climate change. Projects can be developed for climate change and health.

Categories: Financing, Climate Resilient Health Systems, Access to climate change funding for health, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Health National Adaptation Plans, Funding opportunity, Guidance document, Global

Technical Series on Adapting to Climate-Sensitive Health Impacts: Diarrhoeal Diseases

This guidance document outlines the process for conducting a climate change and health V&A assessment for diarrhoeal diseases. It describes the steps for identifying vulnerable population to diarrhoeal diseases, establishing relevant baselines that can be monitored, analysing future climate change impacts, and implementing appropriate responses.

Categories: Nutrition, Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Guidance document, Global

Integrated surveillance: Early Warning and Response System (EWARS)

The EWARS model uses historical climate and health data to predict outbreaks of climate-sensitive diseases, including dengue, cholera, and malaria. The outputs support the implementation of warning systems to detect outbreaks in real-time. A user manual and instructional videos are available with step-by-step implementation guidance.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Health National Adaptation Plans, Tools, Global

Mainstreaming Gender in Health Adaptation to Climate Change Programmes

This document provides guidance on integrating gender considerations into all stages of climate change and health programs, including in the identification, formulation, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation stages. It includes guidance on conducting gender analysis of health vulnerability and designing gender-responsive adaptation programs.

Categories: Nutrition, Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Health National Adaptation Plans, Guidance document, Global

Climate Change and Health Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments: A Knowledge to Action Resource Guide

This guide offers tools and guidance for conducting vulnerability and adaptation assessments (V&A) in Canada. It includes assessment guidance tools and completed Canadian study examples. It is a useful resource for others conducting a climate change and health V&A assessment.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Health National Adaptation Plans, Guidance document, Tools, Global, Americas (Pan American Health Organization)

Climate Impact and Risk Assessment 2021 for Germany

This report provides a summary of the 2021 Climate Impact and Risk Assessment for Germany, which will be used to develop their next Adaptation Action Plans. It includes six sub-reports, with pages 84 to 88 focused on human health.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Country experience, Europe

Technical Series on Adapting to Climate Sensitive Health Impacts: Undernutrition

This guidance document outlines the process for conducting a climate change and health V&A assessment for diarrhoeal diseases. It describes the steps for identifying vulnerable population to diarrhoeal diseases, establishing relevant baselines, analysing future climate change impacts, and implementing appropriate responses.

Categories: Nutrition, Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Guidance document, Global

Checklists to Assess Vulnerabilities in Health Care Facilities in the Context of Climate Change

This tool complements the WHO Guidance for Climate-Resilient and Environmentally Sustainable Health Care Facilities with seven checklists to identify and address climate-related vulnerabilities and impacts in healthcare facilities. Results allow healthcare facilities to understand their readiness and resilience to climate change and suggests appropriate interventions.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Guidance document, Tools, Global

Climate Change and Health: Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment

This guidance document outlines the process for conducting a climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessment. The assessment considers policies, programmes and capacities of health systems that could increase resilience, taking into account the multiple determinants of climate-sensitive diseases and health outcomes.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Guidance document, Global

Discussion Paper: Climate, Sanitation and Health

This paper provides an overview of the impact of climate change on sanitation and health, with a focus on climate adaptation. It outlines potential adaptation options to strengthen sanitation governance, policies, systems, and services, and highlights the need for further research and policy imperatives.

Categories: Climate Resilient Health Systems, Climate Change & Health Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessments, Guidance document, Global

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