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WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks

Previously unrecognized health benefits could be realized from fast action to reduce climate change and its consequences. For example, changes in energy and transport policies could save millions of lives annually from diseases caused by high levels of air pollution. The right energy and transport policies could also reduce the burden of disease associated with physical inactivity and traffic injury. Measures to adapt to climate change could also save lives around the world by ensuring that communities are better prepared to deal with the impact of heat, extreme weather, infectious disease and food insecurity.

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Visualizing health disparities in war and peace: Israel vs Palestine

Conflict between Israel and Palestine has resumed, with Israeli airstrikes killing top Hamas leaders and Hamas executing Palestinians they suspected of collaborating with Israel. The deadly cycle begins again, with civilian casualties mounting in Gaza as leaders on both sides blame each other for the breakdown in negotiations. To date, more than 2,000 Palestinians and

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Climate Change is a Huge Barrier to Health Equity

As you read this, tens of thousands in the foothills of Mt. Rwenzori have lost their loved ones in the last two years, and their community hospital has been totally destroyed by devastating floods. Other millions are displaced from their homes in the Balkans and a quarter of Bosnia went without clean water all at once, according to BBC World News on May 19, 2014. The cause of all of this is the damaging weather changes.

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Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – August 25-29, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 28, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


WHO calls for stronger action on climate-related health risks

WHO

Previously unrecognized health benefits could be realized from fast action to reduce climate change and its consequences. For example, changes in energy and transport policies could save millions of lives annually from diseases caused by high levels of air pollution. The right energy and transport policies could also reduce the burden of disease associated with physical inactivity and traffic injury. Measures to adapt to climate change could also save lives around the world by ensuring that communities are better prepared to deal with the impact of heat, extreme weather, infectious disease and food insecurity.


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 25, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Visualizing health disparities in war and peace: Israel vs Palestine

World map

Conflict between Israel and Palestine has resumed, with Israeli airstrikes killing top Hamas leaders and Hamas executing Palestinians they suspected of collaborating with Israel. The deadly cycle begins again, with civilian casualties mounting in Gaza as leaders on both sides blame each other for the breakdown in negotiations. To date, more than 2,000 Palestinians and


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – August 18-22, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 21, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 20, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 19, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Report – August 11-15, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 14, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** Save the date! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 at Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 12, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** Save the date! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 at Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Media Report – August 11, 2014

  ANNOUNCEMENTS: **Special Announcement** Save the date! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, 2014 Read More


Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Alert – August 4-8, 2014

August 4-8, 2014 **Special Announcement** Save the date! JH-IIRU will host an international symposium on road safety in low- and middle-income countries on October 16, Read More


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