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BIS706 - Health impacts of Climate Change



2e cycle
3 crédits
Faculté ou 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.


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.