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Hearth Authorities Urge Action to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change Health

The health authorities from the Member Countries today agreed on a series of actions that aim to mitigate the effects of climate change on health. Recognizing that climate change poses a threat to public health, especially among vulnerable populations, health authorities from the Americas committed to strengthening health systems and taking additional measures in response to climate change and its impact on...

Climate Change on the Agenda at 51st Directing Council

The delegations from the countries of the Americas this afternoon discussed the Strategy and Plan of Action on Climate Change, which proposes the elements and framework for a plan of action to protect health from the effects of climate change in the Region of the Americas. Health authorities from the Americas discussed different strategies for assessing and addressing the implications of climate change for health and health systems, and other...