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Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Public Health Practice: Using Adaptive Management to Increase Adaptive Capacity and Build Resilience

This publication seeks to explain why adaptive capacity has not been a priority in public health systems, outline climate-related challenges to healthcare that may be out of scope for many public systems, and consider policy changes to increase resilience in public health. To do so, it examines a variety of arguments from social learning and socioeconomic system management perspectives, including the two main competing views of how public health systems should adapt to the obstacles climate change poses.

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