Children of an Uncertain Climate
Vadrevu, Lalitha Swathi
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Child health is extremely vulnerable in the Indian Sundarbans region due to its problems of geographical inaccessibility and economic vulnerability. Climate change is an extra burden to the already existing vulnerabilities. It is evident that the routine services provided by the existing health care facilities are not only inadequate to reach out to every corner of the hard-to-reach pockets with an affordable solution but also need transformative approaches to meet the changing needs and demands for health care amidst climate change impacts on the health of the islanders.