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New vision, new paradigm: health and wealth for all by 2100 — or for no one

Peter W Tait
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (7): 383-384.
Published online: 7 April 2008

Global environmental change is threatening the health and survival of humankind — are we doing enough to ensure the environmental and social bases for health?

Global warming and resultant climate change pose serious risks to human health.1-3 However, global warming is only one of a nested series of threats to the health — and even survival — of humankind. With this in mind, is our current approach to both clinical and public health sufficient?

  • Peter W Tait

  • Public Health Association of Australia, Canberra, ACT.

Correspondence: aspetert@bigpond.com

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