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OS5.4 - Climate change and health, methodological issues - climate change oral session 4
Thursday 27 August 2009, 14:00 - 15:30
Theatre C005
Chair: Janine Wichmann and Shakoor Hajat
OS5.4.1 The attributed effect of climate extremes, climate related epidemics or outbreaks on health is largely dependent on the choice of approach - a case study comparing four approaches for estimating excess hospital admissions during a record warm summer in south Sweden
Joacim Rocklöv*, Bertil Forsberg
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umeĺ University, Sweden
OS5.4.2 Health impacts of climate change: setting surveillance priorities  
Mathilde Pascal*, Dounia Bitar, Christophe Declercq, Loďc Josseran, Anne-Catherine Viso
Institute for Public Health Surveillance, France
OS5.4.3 Development of Health-Relevant Indicators of Climate Change for Europe
Dafina Dalbokova*1, Michal Krzyzanowski1, Bettina Menne2, Franziska Matthies2
1World Health Organization European Centre for Environment and Health, Germany, 2World Health Organization European Centre for Environment and Health, Italy
OS5.4.4 Determinants characterizing adaptive capability for island-wide cardiovascular mortality at extreme temperatures in Taiwan
Pei Chih Wu1, Jinn Guey Lay2, Shih Chun Lung3, Chuan Yao Lin3, How Ran Guo4, Zhi Long Huang4, Chang Hung Chou5, Huey Jen Su*4
1Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan, 2Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 3Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 4Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 5Graduate Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, China Medical University, Taiwan
OS5.4.5 Climate variability and dengue fever infections in Queensland, Australia
Wenbiao Hu*1, Archie Clements1,2, Gail Williams1, Shilu Tong3
1School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia, 2Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health,Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia, 3School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia