STAFF REPORT ISB: Climate change impacts multiple sectors and rings bells of peril to human health as well. The identification of climate change related impacts on human health and their mitigation requires stringent policies at state level to assure health security.
A seminar focusing on emphatic connection between Natural disasters and health challenges was held recently. The discussion made in seminar focused on the plight of health conditions of people in disaster hit areas and urged government and relevant authorities to drastically improve the safety measures in order to minimize its impacts on human health and restrain several associated diseases to spread.
Federal Minister for National Health Services, Saira Afzal Tarar was present on the occasion. She said while speaking to participants, “The climate change phenomenon has impacted on diverse range of areas including health and government is taking all possible measures to cope with the challenges and still there is a huge room for improvement and a lot of things are yet to be done”.