In July 1997, the second International Conference on Acute Respiratory Infections was held in Canberra, Australia. In this conference, there was not one paper or plenary presentation on these factors in developing countries, and only one session out of 34 on the topic in developed countries.
Studies & Presentations
This editorial discusses climate change and wealth, positing that rich countries must lead in a fight that affects both rich and poor.
The document recaps the 8th and 9th meetings of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development Fourteenth Session in 2006. The following discussions are detailed:
Crises in environmental management have their greatest impact on the impoverished people of developing countries, where these crises are a barrier to reducing poverty.
The poor living in irrigated areas are at great risk because of the growing scarcity and competition for water, and the overexploitation of groundwater resources.