'Link Up Public Health With The Climate Change Agenda'

'Link Up Public Health With The Climate Change Agenda'

by The Daily Eye Team July 15 2016, 11:47 am Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 37 secs

The global health and climate community met in Paris last week to highlight the insidious link between health and climate change and demand more explicit recognition of this link in climate talks, agreements and global action.  The World Health Organization (WHO), along with the government of France, which holds the Presidency of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), had jointly hosted this second global conference on health and climate to seek building of healthier societies through implementation of the Paris Agreement. The high level meeting with health ministers, leading health professionals and civil society actors made a plea to use the Paris climate treaty also as public health treaty.


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