Community Health Sciences; Emergency Medicine; School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan
Objective: This review will provide better insight into developing and validating a heat vulnerability assessment tool for Pakistan.
Methods: A literature search was done to identify studies onon heat vulnerability assessment published from January 2012 to January 2021 (10 years). Online databases PubMed, Google Scholar, Scopus, and Web of science were used for the literature search.
Results: Heat vulnerability can be evaluated by some specific determinants that have heat-related health events, including social, economic, environmental, housing, and geographical factors.
Conclusion: This tool will identify heat vulnerability risks and mitigate morbidity and mortality.
Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
Soomar, S. M.,
Soomar, S. M.
(2023). Identifying factors to develop and validate a heat vulnerability tool for Pakistan – A review. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 19.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pakistan_fhs_mc_emerg_med/323
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