*Heat Indicators for Global Health Monitoring, Early Warning Systems and health facility interventions for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and young children and health workers.
The HIGH Horizons project centres on pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and health workers, groups heavily affected by climate change.
We quantify and monitor direct and indirect health impacts of extreme heat; test a personalised Early Warning System (EWS); and implement integrated adaptation-mitigation actions in health facilities. Analyses of heat impacts and data science predictive modelling using data from Sweden; Lazio Italy, and health facilities in Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa underpin all activities. These analyses and systematic reviews inform testing and selection of global, EU and national indicators.
Born too soon report calls for action on climate change and extreme heat to protect women and newborns
With extreme heat increasing risk of preterm birth by 16%, HIGH Horizons is taking action….
How is extreme heat putting healthcare workers and their patients at risk?
“High heat is one of the reasons for poor quality of care. That’s the bottom…