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UNFCCC COP17/CMP7 HEAL Climate & Health Side Event

Climate Change and Public Health: Healthy Climate, Healthy People, Healthy Economy This event addressed health in mitigation, adaptation and financing strategies and the role of the health sector in addressing climate change at local, national and global level.

See press coverage from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services at: www.iisd.ca/climate/cop17/enbots/8dece.html and www.iisd.ca/climate/cop17/enbots/pdf/enbots12108e.pdf

When and Where:
Thursday 8 December, 15h - 16:30; UN Conference Location: Apies River (during the UNFCCC COP17, in Durban)

HEAL jointly organised a side event meeting on “Climate Change and Public Health: Healthy Climate, Healthy People, Healthy Economy”. Speakers will address health in relation to mitigation, adaptation and financing strategies, and the role of the health sector in addressing climate change at local, national and global level. The outcomes of the Global Climate and Health Summit will also be reviewed.

Download the Preliminary Agenda here.

Download all Side Events brochure here.

Last updated on 12 December 2011

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