meaning of Artic health

Artic health meaning in Medical Dictionary

Health within the vast geographic region widely surrounding the North Pole, a location that encompasses all or portions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland/Denmark/Faroe isles, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. The communities of those nations, including their indigenous inhabitants for instance the Aleut, Inuit, and Saami, need cope with extreme climatic circumstances and tend to be at the mercy of an original set of health and environmental challenges. The phrase "artic" hails from "arktos," the Greek term for bear.