In a recent report from Global Health Alliance Australia covering health and climate change in the Australia and Asia Pacific regions, Blue Ventures’ partnership with Marie Stopes Timor-Leste is used as a case study to illustrate effective health-environment integration.
The integrated programming – which focused on health, conservation, alternative livelihoods, and empowering women and communities – has seen many benefits that would not have been possible with siloed sector-specific projects. Women and men are healthier, better able to take care of their families, and have governance and livelihoods systems in place that will make them more resilient to shocks and stresses resulting from a phenomenon such as climate change.
Download the full report from Global Health Alliance Australia: From Townsville to Tuvalu
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