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Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica

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BURSTEIN RODA, Tania. Role of the health sector in climate change. Rev. perú. med. exp. salud publica [online]. 2016, vol.33, n.1, pp.139-142. ISSN 1726-4634.

This article compiles the conclusions and results of several studies conducted by global and intergovernmental organizations involved in the research and promotion of policies and strategies for a successful and efficient management of the negative effects of climate change in public health. It is also a call for awareness the health community regarding their protagonist and strategic role to be assumed in relation to this global phenomenon which requires the coordinated cross-sectoral and inter-institution collaboration to achieve true social and environmental resilience.

Keywords : Climate change; Prevention and mitigation; Adaptation.

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