Climate change impact on health: white paper

With insights from the medical community, this white paper addresses the effects of climate change on health as well as their impact on the needs of healthcare professionals to deliver effective care.

Download the Climate Health white paper

Climate change poses significant challenges to health and to the work of healthcare professionals.

A changing global climate impacts populations in multiple ways, with the effects often felt more keenly in parts of the world with higher healthcare demand and limited resources. In this white paper, we explore

  • direct and indirect impacts of climate change on health
  • access to medical education, core skills training and knowledge-sharing
  • rapidly-changing healthcare needs of the patients in our care

Please use the form to download and share MedShr's Climate Change and Health white paper.

If you are a healthcare professional, please also join the Climate and Health Group on MedShr to access discussions, polls, cases and learning modules.

Climate change is creating new and changing healthcare needs and affecting the practice of doctors and nurses around the world. Please join us in our mission to enable knowledge-sharing and to democratize medical education.

Resources for Healthcare Professionals

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Climate and Health: Forum for Doctors

Doctors and healthcare professionals are invited to join the global Climate and Health Forum to discuss and share insights about the changing needs of the medical community and the patients in our care.
Your posts, comments, and participation in polls also help our team develop tailored, high impact medical education tailored to a variety of roles, specialties and regions. 

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Free, Accessible Medical Education

MedShr combines case-based learning, peer discussion and interactive mobile-first medical education modules to deliver genuine impact for over 2.5 million doctors and nurses. Members have free access to over 1,500 learning modules and hundreds of global knowledge-sharing groups in topics ranging from cardiovascular disease and antimicrobial resistance to maternal health and core skills.

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Call for Cases and Educational Content 

We call on the global healthcare community to join us in our mission to democratize medical education and share knowledge across borders. We invite you to lead case discussions and to share your teaching cases, lectures, webinars and slides through the MedShr platform or with our medical education team.  

MedShr is the world's leading case discussion platform for health professionals.

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