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WHO training course for public health professionals on protecting our health from climate change

The World Health Organization has developed this training course to improve the knowledge of health professionals on the associations and implication of climate change on human health and enhance stronger and more efficient participation of the health sector in addressng climate change challenges.  The training course is designed for public health professionals who are actively involved in the management and decision-making process related to health programmes. The course will also give a good foundation for non-medical professionals involved in addressing the health challenges posed by climate change.

The Training Course consists of 19 sessions in the format of PowerPoint slides and text notes. A “Participants’ Guide”, a “Facilitators’ Guide”, associated bibliography and key reference documents, copies of two IPCC glossaries, and a list of acronyms used in the course are provided. www.who.int/globalchange/training/health_professionals/en/index.html

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 April 2012 08:52