Challenges for global health governance in responding to the impacts of climate change on human health

Gow, Jeff (2013) Challenges for global health governance in responding to the impacts of climate change on human health. In: Climate change and global policy regimes: towards institutional legitimacy. International Political Economy. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Basingstoke, Hants. United Kingdom, pp. 125-137. ISBN 978-1-137-00611-0


This chapter explores the impacts of climate change on health systems and the governance of service provision. It concludes that the risks to health of climate change will be incremental, increasing the burden of already occurring diseases like malaria and dengue fever, and increasing other major killers like diarrhoea and malnutrition. He contrasts the governance of the campaign against HIV/AIDS with health responses within the climate regime, which are fragmented, subject to special interests, uncoordinated, and in dire need of integration.

Statistics for USQ ePrint 22862
Statistics for this ePrint Item
Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2013 Jeff Gow. Permanent restricted access to to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2013 06:11
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 02:17
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change; human health; diseases
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140208 Health Economics
05 Environmental Sciences > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960310 Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) ""

Actions (login required)

View Item Archive Repository Staff Only