Climate Change Country Profiles
WHO recently released the Climate and Health Country Profiles of 15 countries around the globe. These profiles provide relevant and reliable country-specific information about the current and future impacts of climate change on human health, the opportunities for health co-benefits from climate mitigation actions, and current policy responses at country level.
Heatwaves and Health: Guidance on Warning-System Development
The World Meteorological Organization and WHO outline the issues surrounding the general heat–health problem and present how an understanding of the biometeorology, epidemiology, public health, and risk-communication aspects of heat as a hazard can be used to inform the development of a heat adaptation plan. The Guidance has been produced to have global applicability.
Improving Nutrition Outcomes with Better Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Practical Solutions for Policy and Programmes
This document, jointly prepared by WHO, UNICEF, and USAID, summarizes the current evidence on the benefits of safe drinking-water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) for improving nutrition outcomes and describes how WASH interventions can be integrated into national nutrition policies and programs. It is also a valuable tool to help countries implement the policy options on WASH recommended in the Framework for Action adopted by the 2nd International Conference on Nutrition in 2014.