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In Asia the situation could be much more tragic. In India, for example, there have been more than 2,000 deaths from the high temperatures have reached 47 ° C, which particularly affects children and elders of the poorest states in the country. The lack of drinking water, the precarious economic situation that makes people are exposed to long hours in the sun and hospitals are overwhelmed, make this one of the most vulnerable regions to the effects of climate change (See: Why They have killed more than 2,000 people by a heat wave in India).
One of these magazines is Ciência e Saúde Coletiva (C & SC), official publication of the Brazilian Association of Collective Health (Abrasco), which completes this month 20 years of uninterrupted existence and relevant scientific contribution to the area. To celebrate the date, the July issue of C & SC publishes a series of invited papers on The importance of scientific publishing in the development of public health “, bringing together experts and editors of leading magazines of Brazil in the area, as well President of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), Mengistu Asnake, who signed the editorial of the special issue.
The platform seeks to make a massive analysis of data from two main sources: the first comes from the citizen through a contact form so that they can tell their stories and experiences. Complaints may be made in case of malpractice although related to poor care, the difficulties of access to the provision of certain services and administrative matters will also be taken.
Thus, as the World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Program for Environment (UNEP) published in 2003 the book: Climate Change and Human Health – Risks and Responses “in which the authors (…) describes the context and process of global climate change, its likely actual impact on health and how they should respond to human societies and their governments, with special attention to the sector Of the health”.