HHS launches ‘small but mighty’ office to tackle health effects of climate change

HHS launches ‘small but mighty’ office to tackle health effects of climate change

HHS has launched the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity to “protect vulnerable communities who disproportionately bear the brunt of pollution and climate-driven disasters … at the expense of public health.”However, hospital leaders are concerned that the initiative will enforce regulations at a time when facilities are financially struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Wall Street Journal.The Office of Climate Change and Health Equity is the first of its kind on a national level to address health equity and climate change, according to the BidenRead More

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