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  • Disease dilemmas

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UK lags behind comparable countries in cancer survival rates, study finds

  • Discuss how climate change is affecting the health of people worldwide

  • Describe how climatic changes amplify existing threats to food and water security, built infrastructure, essential services and livelihoods

  • Explain how climate change is affecting the transmission of many infectious diseases that are a public health concern

  • Suggest reasons why climate-related extreme events are causing additional healthcare costs, reduced labour productivity and economic losses

Laura-Beth Sproule, Gordonstoun

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