Protecting The Elderly From Heat And Cold Stress In Hong Kong: Using Climate Information And Client-Friendly Communication Technology

Organization: Hong Kong Observatory (HKO), Senior Citizen Home Safety Association (SCHSA)

Year: 2018

Published in:

WHO/WMO. (2018) Climate Services forHealth: Improving public health decision-making in a new climate. Eds.J.Shumake-Guillemot and L.Fernandez-Montoya. Geneva.

Close collaboration between SCHSA and HKO highlights the importance of partnership and stakeholder engagement in improving the delivery and communication of useful weather and climate information to the health sector and promoting public awareness on the care of elderly people