Events

Organization of the 2023 Clim-Health Africa meeting

26-28 July, 2023 

Clim-Health Africa, established in 2013, is a multi-stakeholder initiative bringing together Pan-African technical institutes and international partners to guide and strengthen the public health resilience of African countries and communities. Clim-Health Africa provides scientific leadership, capacity building, research, and policy support to help inform and support the health sector across Africa in moving from the current reactive mode to a proactive mode. One main activity of the project is to organize the 4th meeting of the Clim-Health Africa, since the 3rd one organized in 2015 with the aim of contributing to the three above mentioned outcomes.

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African Region Consultation on Climate and Health

Webinar, 4 May, 2021

Beginning in April 2021, the WHO-Civil Society Working Group on Climate and Health, co-chaired by WHO and GCHA, together with the WHO Regional Offices, and other health partners, will host a series of six Regional Consultations, one in each of the WHO regions. We are inviting you to participate in the African Regional Consultation to share your expertise, experience, and leadership in health, climate change and sustainable development.

WHO and the GCF help countries to prepare Green Climate Fund Readiness Proposals

Webinar, 16-17 June, 2020

WHO and the GCF co-organized a Webinar on preparation of “Green Climate Fund Readiness Proposals for Climate Change and Health”, with AFRO and EMRO countries on 16 and 17 June 2020. All details and resources from these webinars are available online including recordings of both the English and French presentations.

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Third Interministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa

Libreville, 6-9 November 2018

The Third Interministerial Conference on Health and Environment in Africa (IMCHE3) – jointly organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and hosted by the Government of Gabon – sought to draw attention to and address the important link between the environment and health.

WHO TDR and WHO AFRO organise Research Uptake Meeting

Brazzaville, 25 April – 27 April 2017

WHO TDR jointly organised a three-day Research Uptake Meeting with WHO AFRO at the end of April in Brazzaville. During this meeting, researchers from the TDR-IDRC Research Initiative on Vector Borne Diseases in the Context of Climate Change shared their key findings with policymakers and partners.

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Fifth International Conference On Climate Services

Cape Town, 27 February – 02 March 2017

The Fifth International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS5) took place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 27 February to 2 March 2017. The ICCS5 focused on capacity development and forging new connections within the growing community of climate services providers and users.

Clim-HEALTH Africa at COP21/CMP 11

Paris, 30 November – 11 December 2015

Several health events took place at the 2015 UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP21). On the 8th of December, the WHO Regional Office for Africa organised an event titled…

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Third Annual Meeting of Clim-HEALTH Africa

Johannesburg, 28 September – 02 October 2015

Clim-HEALTH Africa held their third annual meeting in Johannesburg from 28 September to 2 October, 2015. This meeting intended to review progress and opportunities…

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