Caribbean Public Health Agency Says the Solution to Climate Change Resiliency is A Community Effort
The Second Caribbean Congress on Adolescent and Youth Health which was being held in Kingston, Jamaica concluded over the weekend. Several field experts came together to discuss topics that are currently affecting everyone around the globe, including climate change, tropical diseases, and mental health and how they are linked with one another. Officer in Charge at Caribbean Public Health Agency, Dr. Kim Newton James, held a presentation geared at emphasizing the need for a multi-sectoral approach to coming up with a solution.
Dr. Newton James adds that a key component to achieving an effective solution is by being more informed about the contributing factors to climate change and spreading awareness throughout the community.