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KS specific taxonomy Shifting health challenges Knowledge service Foresight Digital Europa Thesaurus public health Content type Page Topic / Tool
PAGE | 16 March 2022
Science and better living standards have reduced infectious diseases. Unhealthy lifestyles, pollution and other anthropogenic causes are turning into health burdens.
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Diet paterns — both, levels of consumption and composition — increase the “triple burden” of undernourishment, over-nourishment and malnutrition on peoples' health, mostly in developing countries. |...
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050 due to heat stress, diarrhoea, malaria, and childhood undernutrition. |...
PAGE | 11 December 2020
Higher temperatures have resulted in range expansions for key disease carriers, such as mosquitoes. The incidence of malaria, dengue, and haemorrhagic fever is correlated with temperature, precipitation, and humidity...
PAGE | 25 June 2019
Air pollution remains the single largest environmental health hazard in Europe, resulting in a lower quality of life due to illnesses and an estimated over 500,000 premature deaths...
PAGE | 20 November 2018
​Humanity's health is improving rapidly; life expectancy at birth increased globally from 46 years in 1950 to 71.5 years in 2015, with the 5 years increase between 2000...
PAGE | 12 November 2018
90% of all health R&D expenditure is targeted at problems that affect only 10% of the world’s population.| Related Megatrends: Inequalities; TechnologyAbout 20% of health expenditure makes...