WHO, Global Partners Should Address Cumulative Exposure To Environmental Threats As Health Emergency, World Vision Adviser Says

Devex: Cumulative exposure: A deadly health emergency that is ignored
“…[T]he world is missing health crises many magnitudes larger than Ebola because of an inability to recognize the impacts of cumulative exposure to a changing environment, said Gerard Finnigan, a regional health and nutrition adviser for South Asia and Pacific at World Vision International. Speaking at the inaugural Asia Pacific Humanitarian Leadership conference last week, Finnigan said the global community has yet to address a discrepancy between the actual and perceived impact of health events…” (Seiff, 5/2).

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