Walker Institute Director Ros Cornforth contributed to Lord Nigel Crisp's book.
One World Health: an overview of global health presents a new approach to the teaching and understanding of global health.
Her contribution to the book is on the chapter about health, food, and the physical environment. She reflects on climate change, the changing environment, and the risks these bring to health.
Ros said: "These issues are closely linked and therefore any policy response and actions taken to address one of these issues can be modified to bring co-benefits to the other."
The Walker Institute's HyCRISTAL project is a great example of this. HyCRISTAL tackles current uncertainties which exist around climate change projections for the great lakes region of Africa, concentrating in particular on what they mean for the availability and management of water in rural and urban communities.
HyCRISTAL is developing new understanding of climate change and its impacts in the region, working with decision-makers to manage water for a more climate-resilient future.
One World Health: an overview of global health discusses the political, moral, and practical choices faced by those working towards health improvement both nationally and globally.
It also describes both the shared opportunities and the problems that we all face, wherever we live, and the particular needs of the poorest people in every society. Grounded in real experience, with commentaries from key opinion leaders in global health around the world.
Find out how the Walker Institute and other @UniRdg_Research is contributing to @UN SDG6 - Clean Water and Sanitati… https://t.co/6PwPldyk2R
08:48 AM - 13 May 2021
Check out my blog post on #SciArt and how it can engage people with climate change. Thanks to @PeterGlen17,… https://t.co/tH80lzY4AX
08:34 AM - 13 May 2021
Keep an eye on #PlanetPartners over the next few weeks for lots of inspiring research from the Walker Institute and… https://t.co/C3VnU5FDHs
08:50 AM - 07 May 2021
Day two of our focus on the sustainable development goals means SDG2 - Zero Hunger. This goal is focused on revers… https://t.co/6LT83MSnP3
14:15 PM - 06 May 2021
Keep an eye out for #PlanetPartners, highlighting great research from across the @UniofReading that supports the… https://t.co/99VkosHQkl
08:51 AM - 05 May 2021
What is #EarthDay2021 and why does it matter? Read on.. https://t.co/3iOnlti4Cw
08:37 AM - 22 Apr 2021