Climate change and human health

United Nations Climate Change Conference 2010

The 16th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP16) Cancun Mexico November 29 - December 10, 2010

WHO Director General Dr. Margaret Chan addressing participants

WHO organized and participated in a number of side events to bring awareness and action to protect health from the impacts of climate change, and encourage parties to include health concerns in the new agreement, decision-making, resource allocation and outreach activities and to support mitigation policies which also have protective benefits for human health. See below the details of side-events held.

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