Climate Change and Health

Director General Margaret Chan talked about global climate change and its relation to global health. She said that global warming will… read more

Director General Margaret Chan talked about global climate change and its relation to global health. She said that global warming will result in extreme weather events such as storms, heat waves, droughts and floods. Weak health infrastructures will be least able to cope with these disasters with the greatest impact on health in areas where food supply is already precarious. Topics included global partnerships, and the shortage of public health care providers. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions. close

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Program ID:
202870-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2007

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  • Dec 10, 2007 | 9:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2007 | 1:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2007 | 8:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2007 | 5:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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