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Climate Sensitive Adaptation in Health : Imperatives for India in a Developing Economy Context

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Climate Sensitive Adaptation in Health : Imperatives for India in a Developing Economy Context
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Climate Sensitive Adaptation in Health
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Imperatives for India in a Developing Economy Context
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Climate Sensitive Adaptation in Health : Imperatives for India in a Developing Economy Context
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Climate Sensitive Adaptation in Health : Imperatives for India in a Developing Economy Context
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  • Preface -- Book Review Excerpts -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- About the Author -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Graphs -- 1 Introduction: Climate Risks in the Health Sector -- Abstract -- 1.1 Scope: Risks, Adaptation and Public Health in Developing Economies -- 1.2 Framing the Context for Climate Risks -- 1.3 Key Regional Risks: The Current State of Knowledge -- 1.4 Managing Risks and Adaptation -- Appendix 1: Definition of Some Key Terms -- References -- 2 Climate Change Adaptation: The International Experience in Health -- Abstract -- 2.1 The Need for Adaptation -- 2.2 Criteria for Adaptation -- 2.3 The Economic Basis for Adaptation Decisions -- 2.4 Lessons from International Experience -- 2.4.1 Governance and Management -- 2.4.2 Awareness -- 2.4.3 Motivation, Information Availability and Skills -- 2.4.4 Options on Resources, Health Policy -- 2.4.5 Training and Knowledge Transfer -- 2.4.6 Institutional Capacities, Tools and Finances -- 2.4.7 Resource Constraints and Infrastructure -- 2.5 The Way Forward: Building Adaptation Capacity -- References -- 3 Developing Economy Context for Adaptation Decision-Making -- Abstract -- 3.1 The Comparative Context for Developing Economies -- 3.1.1 Development and Health -- 3.1.2 Economic Situation -- 3.1.3 Disaster and Mortality Profile -- 3.1.4 Health Expenditures -- 3.1.5 Climate Related Morbidity -- 3.1.6 Current Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives -- 3.2 Climate Change and Economic Valuation -- 3.3 Costing for Health Impacts of Climate Change -- References -- 4 Understanding Associations: Health, Socio-economic Wellbeing and Climate -- Abstract -- 4.1 Climate Sensitivity and Socio-economic Factors: Heat Stress and Floods -- 4.2 An Illustration: Risk, Health and Socio-economics -- 4.2.1 Mapping Interlinkages -- 4.2.2 Data Issues in Analysing Interlinkages
  • 4.2.3 Risk Analysis and Health Care Indices -- 4.2.4 Measures of Exposure, Mortality and Risk -- 4.3 Economic Losses from Disasters -- 4.4 Associations Between Risk of Mortality, Health Preparedness and Socioeconomic Index -- References -- 5 Analysing the Interface in Indian Plans and Policies -- Abstract -- 5.1 Prevalence of Illnesses -- 5.2 Health Sector Programs -- 5.2.1 Diarrhoeal Diseases: A Contextual Approach to Control -- 5.2.1.1 The Nature and Burden of Disease -- 5.2.1.2 Socio-economic and Epidemiological Determinants -- 5.2.1.3 Control Program -- 5.2.1.4 Looking to the Future -- 5.2.2 Malaria: A Programmatic Approach to Control -- 5.2.2.1 The Nature and Burden of Disease -- 5.2.2.2 Socio-economic and Epidemiological Determinants -- 5.2.2.3 Control Programs -- 5.2.2.4 Looking to the Future -- 5.3 State Action Plans on Climate Change -- References -- 6 Criticality of the Field: Three Case Studies -- Abstract -- 6.1 Setting the Context: Health, Socio-economics and Climate -- 6.1.1 Socio-economic Indicators -- 6.1.2 Disease Profile: India, West Bengal -- 6.1.3 Projected Temperature Trends in Districts of West Bengal -- 6.2 Methodological Aspects -- 6.3 Domains of Analysis -- 6.3.1 Assessment of Current Plans and Documents -- 6.3.2 Data on Extreme Weather and Climatic Events and Disasters Experienced in the Study Area -- 6.3.3 Data on Specific Health Impacts and Their Management, Arising from Occurrence of Heatwaves, Floods and Cyclones -- 6.4 Sampling Frame and Field Area -- 6.4.1 Selection of Districts Based on Climate Parameters -- 6.4.2 Selection of Blocks and Coverage of Health Facilities -- 6.4.3 Respondents for the Survey -- 6.5 Disease Profile in the Three Districts -- 6.6 Findings -- 6.6.1 Assessment of Plans and Documents -- 6.6.2 Extreme Weather and Climate Events with Associated Health Impacts
  • 6.6.3 Health Impacts, Management and Preparedness of the Health Sector for Heatwaves, Floods and Cyclones -- 6.6.3.1 Infrastructure and Organisation -- 6.6.3.2 Resource Planning -- 6.6.3.3 Policies and Programmes -- Appendix 1: District-Wise Maximum Temperature Graphs (°C) -- Appendix 2: District-Wise Minimum Temperature Graphs (°C) -- Appendix 3: Description of the Field Study Areas -- Appendix 4: Maps of Districts -- References -- 7 Conclusion: Integrating Sustainable Development and Health Adaptation -- Abstract -- 7.1 Key Challenges and Efforts Made -- 7.2 Sustainable Development and Health Risks: The Approach so Far -- 7.2.1 The MDGs: Health in Development -- 7.2.2 The SDGs: Climate Change and Adaptation -- 7.2.3 Disaster Risk Reduction and Health Gains -- 7.3 Adaptation Processes -- 7.3.1 The UNFCCC -- 7.3.2 INDCs: Mitigation, Adaptation -- 7.3.3 Other Initiatives -- 7.4 Key Recommendations for Adaptation Action -- 7.4.1 Surveillance and Monitoring -- 7.4.2 Funding and Technology Facilitation -- 7.4.3 Capacity Building-Institutions, Training, Awareness -- 7.4.4 Land Use Planning and Landscaping -- 7.4.5 Data Collection -- 7.4.6 Being Inclusive -- References
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