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Climate change and human health: what are the research trends? A scoping review protocol

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Herlihy, Niamh
Bar-Hen, Avner
Verner, Glenn
Fischer, Helen
Sauerborn, Rainer
Depoux, Anneliese
Schütte, Stefanie
Published in BMJ Open. 2016, vol. 6, no. 12, p. e012022
Abstract For 28 years, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been assessing the potential risks associated with anthropogenic climate change. Although interest in climate change and health is growing, the implications arising from their interaction remain understudied. Generating a greater understanding of the health impacts of climate change could be key step in inciting some of the changes necessary to decelerate global warming. A long-term and broad overview of the existing scientific literature in the field of climate change and health is currently missing in order to ensure that all priority areas are being adequately addressed. In this paper we outline our methods to conduct a scoping review of the published peer-reviewed literature on climate change and health between 1990 and 2015.
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HERLIHY, Niamh et al. Climate change and human health: what are the research trends? A scoping review protocol. In: BMJ Open, 2016, vol. 6, n° 12, p. e012022. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98744

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