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CHAPTER 6: PROTECTING AND PROMOTING HUMAN HEALTH

This chapter addresses the need for intersectoral efforts to link health to environmental and socio-economic improvements. The only bracketed paragraphs in this chapter addressed "people under occupation" and finance, which were resolved generically after extensive consultations (see Chapter 1: Preamble and Chapter 33: Finance. Little discussion was necessary in the Main Committee. The Health chapter contains five programme areas: Meeting basic health needs; Control of communicable diseases; Protecting vulnerable groups; Meeting the urban and rural health challenge; and Reducing health risks from environmental pollution and hazards.