Climate change threat to health

Dr Josephine Herman chats with Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete during a break at the Pacifi c Health Governance Research Network Workshop at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

CLIMATE change has already begun affecting human health. This was the observation made by Minister for Health Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete while speaking at the Pacific Health Governance Research Network meeting in Nadi yesterday. Dr Waqainabete said in 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that climate change had been responsible for 140,000 deaths. “Conservative estimates […]

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