Chile’s newly published NDC aims for health protection through climate action, though must be made more than voluntary to be effective
In April 2020, Chile officially presented its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations (UN), updating its commitments on how it will reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the mitigation of climate change, in line with the Paris Agreement...
How the Global Health Community Is Pushing Climate Action as Make-or-Break National Commitments Get Decided
As governments prepare for COP26, the health sector is not standing idly by — we are watching, we are engaging, and we are demanding that health be put front and centre of national climate policies, in order to protect people’s health from the impacts of climate warming.
Health Policy Watch: Health & Climate Activists Have High Hopes That US Climate Summit Can Open New Chapter
“While I do think that health may come up during the Summit, it’s not actually on the official agenda,” [Miller] said, adding. “If you’re talking about climate change and you’re not talking about the impact on people, you’re missing the boat.”
South African and pan-African health groups are calling on the South African government to recognise that health is the bottom line of climate change, and to put health at the heart of its climate commitments ahead of this November’s COP26 global climate meeting.
2021 Virtual Regional Consultations on Climate and Health
In April and May of 2021, the WHO-Civil Society Working Group on Climate and Health, co-chaired by WHO and GCHA, together with the WHO Regional Offices, and other health partners, will host a series of six Regional Consultations, one in each of the WHO regions.
Cambio Climático & Estilos de Vida Saludable, 16 Junio, 2021
La alianza global por el clima y la salud – GCHA, en colaboración con La Sociedad Chilena de Medicina de Estilo de Vida – SOCHIMEV, se complace en convocar este webinar sobre los cobeneficios basados en la evidencia de la acción climática y la promoción de estilos de vida saludables a través del protagonismo del profesional médico.
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