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VOL 3, NO 1 (2016): SPRING (APRIL)

 

EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH – A CASE STUDY IN HUNGARY


Annamaria Uzzoli Ph.D.

Abstract

The aim of this study is describing health impacts of the climate change through projected trends in climate-change-related health. The paper consists of three major structural parts. The priority of introduction part is to define direct and indirect impacts of climate change on human health, and to present the relevant relationship between global climate change and health. The second major part is an empirical chapter contains the most important results and experiences of different research projects to describe health vulnerability in Hungary. The final part contains some policy recommendations aiming to improve local adaptation to climate-change-related health.


Keywords

Keywords: Climate change, Health vulnerability, Heat waves, Hungary,


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