Environmental health on the agenda at this year’s climate change conference

Alyssa GovindanNews Around Global Health

In the lead up to Cop23, the annual United Nations’ climate change conference, global health and climate change leaders from around the world are preparing for discussions on implementing the health aspects of the Paris Agreement. The conference will run from November 6-17 in Bonn, Germany. This year, the conference will dedicate a high-level event to the discussion of environmental … Read More

Alyssa GovindanEnvironmental health on the agenda at this year’s climate change conference

Human Health Faces Increasing Threats From the Environment We Live In

Nisa PatelArticle, Blog, News

By Mira Wang, Communications Support, GBCHealth  One of the highlights of the UN General Assembly meeting last week was the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement by 61 nations. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared: “I am confident that, by the time I leave office, the Paris Agreement will have entered into force. This will be a major achievement for multilateralism.” … Read More

Nisa PatelHuman Health Faces Increasing Threats From the Environment We Live In

Second Global Conference on Health and Climate

Nisa PatelEvent

WHO and the government of France are hosting the Second Global Conference on Health and Climate in Paris from July 7th to 8th: “Building healthier societies  through implementation of the Paris Agreement”. With countries and partners, this conference will work to define a post COP21 action agenda and in particular, look at how the public health community will support the implementation … Read More

Nisa PatelSecond Global Conference on Health and Climate