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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:

  1. identifying populations and regions vulnerable to diarrhoeal diseases and the reasons for their vulnerability;
  2. establishing relevant baselines that can be analysed and monitored;
  3. conduct analyses to project how diarrhoeal diseases may be impacted in the future due to climate change; and
  4. identify appropriate responses to mitigate and monitor these risks over time.

Intended users:

Ministry of Health; researchers; anyone conducting a Climate Change and Health Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment where diarrhoeal diseases were identified as a thematic priority during scoping and framing.

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