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Rethinking Access To Healthcare In Light Of Pandemic, Climate Change

Professor Ben Cowling, Chair of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong

07-Apr-22 07:30

Rethinking Access To Healthcare In Light Of Pandemic, Climate Change

The Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare the stark inequities that exist in our healthcare systems, and the growing climate change impact also presents serious risks to human health. The WHO estimates that more than 13 million deaths around the world each year are due to avoidable environmental causes. On World Health Day, we discuss the nexus between planetary and human health with epidemiologist Ben Cowling of Hong Kong University. Image credit: Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Moh Heng Ying

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Khoo Hsu Chuang, Tan Chen Li


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Tags:  healthcareworld health daycovid-19climate change


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