Climate change is damaging health of children: Lancet report

Published: November 14, 2019

According to the new report published in the Lancet, scientists and health experts warn that children across the world will suffer from infectious diseases, malnutrition and air pollution worsened by climate change. ‘The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis tracking progress across 41 key indicators. The annual project is collaboration between 120 experts from 35 institutions, including the World Health Organisation and World Bank.  According to the report, children will suffer most from the diarrhoel infections which is a major cause of child mortality. Climate Change will also impact on food security and will lead to rise in food prices, report noted.

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