Biodiversity and Community Health: Strengthening Linkages

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‘The utility of biodiversity to secure health is well acknowledged. What is often not sufficiently addressed is the need to link access to good health at affordable cost for people living in remote or economically disadvantaged situations, using available resources, knowledge, skills and capacities from within their contexts.’

(Dr Suneetha M Subramanian, Senior Research Fellow at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, UNU-IAS)

Find out more on the linkages between biodiversity and community health and listen to Suneetha’s public seminar at the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 18, 2013. For further information see here