As world leaders convened at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco to develop strategies and actions to implement and achieve the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, the World Health Organization hosted Health Action Day. A first of its kind event to be held inside the COP, the meeting showcased the actions and interventions being implemented by the health community at national, regional, and international levels to mitigate climate change, develop low carbon solutions, and protect the health of the planet.
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Photo 1: Ms Hakima El Haite, Minister of Environment Morocco
Photo 2: Maria Neira, Director, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health (PHE), WHO
Photo 3: Elaine Fletcher, WHO
Photos 4 and 5: Nick Thorp, Global Green and Healthy Hospitals' Community Manager, HCWH