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World Health Organization WHO; UN Environment; UNICEF (2021)   C_WHO


Almost 25% of deaths worldwide could be prevented if the actions in the compendium were fully implemented This compendium provides a systematic compilation of published guidance from WHO and other UN organizations on health and environment. Guidance on policies and actions as well as awareness raising and capacity building interventions is presented for all major areas of health and environment. Guidance referring to priority settings for action such as cities and other urban settlements, housing, workplaces and health care facilities is also listed. For greater practical relevance, each guidance is classified according to principally involved sectors, level of implementation and instruments for implementation. The compilation of guidance for each area of health and environment or priority setting for action is accompanied, as available, by information on main sources, exposure assessment and existing guideline values. Important tools and further resources are presented alongside.

Environment,  health action,  Policy,  Climate,  Impact,  health,  risk factors,  air pollution,  Climate Change,  chemicals,  WASH,  Radiation,