Research - Our Team

Hicham Achebak is a researcher at the Center for Demographic Studies (CED) and a visiting researcher at the Climate and Health Programme of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). His current main research focuses on the study of the impact of climate warming on temperature-related mortality, morbidity and birth outcomes in Spain.    

Lines of Research

  • Climate and Health
  • Planetary Health
  • Population Health

Main Publications

Achebak H, Devolder D, Ballester J (2018) Heat-related mortality trends under recent climate warming in Spain: A 36-year observational study. PLoS Med 15(7): e1002617. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002617.

Achebak H, Davolder D, Ballester J (2019) Trends in temperature-related age-specific and sex-specific mortality from cardiovascular diseases in Spain: a national time-series analysis. The Lancet Planetary Health http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(19)30090-7