Resilient health systems support women in climate crises: WHO

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Patients with cholera are treated by a doctor at the hospital in L'Estere, Haiti, where hundreds of cases of the epidemic are seen per day. UN Photo/Sophia Paris

A resilient and adaptable health care system is the "bread and butter" of any effective response to a climate-induced crisis.

That's according to Dr Nata Menabde, Executive Director of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) New York office.

Speaking with Lucy Dean following a panel discussion on women and children's health, she began by explaining why women are impacted more severely by climate induced crises.

Duration: 4'52''

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