Cross-Sectoral Collaboration: GCHA welcomes the HCN

Cross-Sectoral Collaboration: GCHA welcomes the HCN

The Global Climate and Health Alliance is thrilled to be the new host for the Health and Climate Network (HCN) secretariat, and welcomes the HCN Director Alison Doig to the team. With funding from the Clean Air Fund, we look forward to working closely together, and...

GCHA and HCN Joint Submission to the Global Stocktake

GCHA and HCN Joint Submission to the Global Stocktake

In February 2022, the Global Climate and Health Alliance made a joint submission to the Global Stocktake. The UNFCCC Global Stocktake is a process to evaluate the progress made in implementing the Paris Agreement, and therefore by how much ambition should be increased...

#ClimatePrescription Video: Why World Leaders Must Take Climate Action to Protect our Health

#ClimatePrescription Video: Why World Leaders Must Take Climate Action to Protect our Health

This short two-minute mixed media film commissioned by the Global Climate and Health Alliance, and created by Wit and Wisdom includes testimonies and calls to action from 25 health workers from around the world, who have borne witness to climate-related health impacts on their patients. The video’s conclusions take the form of medical prescription as a direct call to world leaders to accept climate action as a cure to the climate crisis.

COVID-19 Useful Links

COVID-19 Useful Links

We have compiled a non-exhaustive list of useful links to associations and organisations providing the latest information and guidelines about the coronavirus, causing an illness called Covid-19. The virus is spreading worldwide and it is important we all follow...

Joint GCHA-NCD Alliance report published

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

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

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....