Environment and climate change statistics for Latin America and the Caribbean

FDES - Sub-component 5.2: Environmental Health

The impacts of changes in environmental conditions and pollution on human health are multiple and vary from country to country. The WHO is the leading global institution documenting the relationship between health and the environment. Its publications include a considerable volume of critical global statistics on environmental health.

The topics included are:

  • Airborne diseases and conditions
  • Water-related diseases and conditions
  • Vector-borne diseases
  • Health problems associated with excessive UV radiation exposure
  • Toxic substance- and nuclear radiation-related diseases and conditions

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