Journal article

A Meta-Synthesis of Policy Recommendations Regarding Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

Patricia Nayna Schwerdtle, Julia Stockemer, Kathryn J Bowen, Rainer Sauerborn, Celia McMichael, Ina Danquah

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | MDPI | Published : 2020

Abstract

Changing mobility patterns combined with changes in the climate present challenges and opportunities for global health, requiring effective, relevant, and humane policy responses. This study used data from a systematic literature review that examined the intersection between climate change, migration, and health. The study aimed to synthesize policy recommendations in the peer-reviewed literature, regarding this type of environmental migration with respect to health, to strengthen the evidence-base. Systematic searches were conducted in four academic databases (PubMed, Ovid Medline, Global Health and Scopus) and Google Scholar for empirical studies published between 1990-2020 that used any s..

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