Explore the direct and indirect ways that climate change affects health
This online course gives you the opportunity to explore the impact of climate change on public health. It shares knowledge of both the direct and indirect ways in which climate change is affecting health around the globe.
It starts by examining current trends in climate change and the methods used to evaluate the continuously emerging data in this field. You will find out how to leverage the data that is publicly available, to campaign for changes to behaviours or policies, at both a local and regional level.
What topics will you cover?
- What are the climate change themes and trends in relation to public health and is there anything we can do to improve things?
- Who are the key contributors to climate change, what are they doing and how are their harmful activities being countered?
- How can we prove that the impact on health is linked to climate change?
- How to implement an action plan to improve health outcomes impacted by climate change
Who is the course for?
This course is suitable for anyone interested in climate change or health, particularly those working in public or private healthcare organisations or academic research in this area.
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