BIS706 - Health impacts of Climate Change

programmes offrant cette activité pédagogique (cours)

Maîtrise en environnement

Sommaire

Cycle
2e cycle
Crédits
3 crédits
Faculté/Centre
Centre universitaire de formation en environnement et développement durable
Cible(s) de formation

Examine a broad range of potential health impacts associated with climate change and the overall impact of environmental degradation, displacement, and loss of livelihood on the general physical and mental health of populations.

Contenu

Health impacts associated with thermal stress and extreme weather events such as floods and hurricanes (premature deaths, infectious diseases, diarrheal disease).

Global warming and spread of vector-borne diseases (malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, Lyme disease, etc.) and increases in seasonal allergies.