Skip to main content

Table 1 Examples of health-related adaptation activities and relevant sector involvement

From: Climate change adaptation: Where does global health fit in the agenda?

  Responsible sector Partner sectors
Adaptation activity   
Improved and increased surveillance for infectious diseases (particularly diarrhoeal disease, malaria and dengue) Health Water Supply/Sanitation/Infrastructure
Developing community-based models of management of children with acute malnutrition Health Agriculture/Community services
Develop sustainable methodologies for improving rice production practices Agriculture Health/Agriculture/Rural Development
Improve and strengthen the capacity of disaster management authorities to effectively coordinate and plan emergency response to droughts, floods and storms Disaster Management Health/Finance
Provide water filters for household use Rural Development Water Supply/Sanitation/Infrastructure/Health/Finance