Lecture: Health Implications of Global Change (GCE:C8a) (74098)
Mo.: 10:00-12:00, S 130 (NW III)
Martin Pfeiffer, Stephanie Thomas
Lecture, 2 ECTS
Starting date: 17 April, 2023
Room: S130 NW III
Learning Objectives (Module C8): At the end of this course, the students will have acquired a good understanding of how drivers such as loss of biodiversity, land use change or climate change can impact on human and animal health.
Course Content: The lecture synthesizes information on the most important interlinkages between biodiversity, climate change and health. The current global situation of food and nutrition, water scarcity, pollution, migration and urbanization is synthezised and linked with human health. The lecture covers the concepts of One Health, Planetary Health and Ecohealth and includes an overview of reports from WHO, OIC, FAO, CBD, IPBES and related Sustainable Development Goals.
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