Shared opportunities for action

2017 is the Year of Climate Change and Health, a 12-month APHA-led initiative with monthly themes related to the health impacts of climate change.

Joint GCHA-NCD Alliance report published

We have just published a policy brief jointly with the NCD Alliance entitled ‘NCDs and Climate Change: Shared Opportunities for Action’ – click on the image or here to download the English version and here for the Spanish version.

German Health Organisations Call for Decisive Action on Climate Change

50 organisations and individuals from the German health sector including HEAL are urging the German government to take more decisive action to protect our health from climate change. The Call’s messages are based on recommendations of the Lancet Commission on Health...

2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change

The Lancet, one of the world’s foremost medical journals, today published its 2015 Commission on Health and Climate Change: “Policy Responses to Protect Public Health”, 6 years after the publication of its landmark 2009 Lancet Commission report.

Climate Change and Food Safety

New Briefing Published: Climate Change and Food Safety This week, the 2015 World Health Day took place on April 7th, focusing on the theme of Food Safety, and included the production of many useful informational resources, accessible here.  ...

Health at the UN Climate Summit

Taking place from the 21st-27th September, Climate Week 2014 will see 122 heads of state converge upon New York for a climate summit convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on September 23rd.  The week will also see many health leaders speak out about...

Civil Society Event: “Action in Climate and Health”

Gina McCarthy, Boris Lushniak, Richard Horton to speak at Climate and Health Event on the Eve of the UN Climate Summit in New York Media Advisory New York, September 19, 2014 On Monday September 22nd, the eve of the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in...

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