This D4H group provides a shared community and space for those from the public health community and health care field to discuss the RAND Corporation’s new report examining the cost of air pollution-related care to California’s health plans.
"Hi Luke - I didn't realized you were a resident of New Orleans. You might find this VideoVoices project interesting - female teens were given video cameras and created a video about how katrina affected New…"
I did not post the photo. However, I sure would like to see it! As a New Orleans resident I am always curious of the perception and legacy of Katrina. I can certainly understand the correlation drawn between the two."
"Hi Luke - Thanks for distributing this! I haven't had a chance to read the entire working paper you've provided but the key points you discussed hone in on the broader priorities required in the development of an effective strategy for…"
Here's an interesting paper by UNAIDS and UNEP about the global impact of CC on HIV/AIDS. What I find most interesting is the suggestion that CC will shift malaria zones. Malaria is a primary opportunistic disease for people with compromised immune system, i.e., HIV/AIDS. It also points out that climate refugees and IDPs are less likely to have access to care and face greater food insecurity, leading to more rapid deterioration for PLWHIV/AIDS. This paper is essentially a call for greater…See More