Climate Change and its Impact on Human Health: A Medical Geography Perspective

Authors

  • Agustia Ayu Wulandari Siberian State Medical University
  • Anesia Clorita Pertuak Perm State Medical University named after Academician E.A Wagner
  • Heinrich Rakuasa University of Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.59653/jhsmt.v1i02.279

Keywords:

Climate Change, Human Health, Geography Medical

Abstract

This research discusses the impact of climate change on human health using a medical geography approach. Climate change affects health through extreme heatwaves, changing patterns of infectious disease spread and intensification of natural disasters. A medical geography perspective provides insight into how geographical factors such as climate, topography and population distribution affect vulnerability to these impacts. The importance of understanding medical geography in meeting these challenges and the need for global cooperation to address the impacts of climate change on human health are emphasized. The article underscores the need for appropriate mitigation measures to protect future human health in the face of increasingly apparent climate change.

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2023-09-30

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Wulandari, A. A., Pertuak, A. C., & Rakuasa, H. (2023). Climate Change and its Impact on Human Health: A Medical Geography Perspective. Journal of Health Science and Medical Therapy, 1(02), 80–90. https://doi.org/10.59653/jhsmt.v1i02.279