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As one of three partners of the COP26 Health Programme, together with the COP26 Presidency and the World Health Organization, Health Care Without Harm has been working to encourage countries to develop climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems. On November 9, 2021, at the COP26, 50 countries announced their commitment. Josh Karliner, International Director of Program and Strategy of Health Care Without Harm, explains the significance of these health care climate actions and this historic moment.

November 09, 2021
Press release

COP26 Health Programme Press Conference: https://unfccc-cop26.streamworld.de/webcast/world-health-organization-who-country-commitments-

9 November 2021 News release

Glasgow, Scotland

A group of 50 countries have committed to develop climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), in response to growing evidence of the impact of climate change on people’s health.

November 09, 2021
Press release

COP26 Health Programme – Press release

Countries commit to develop climate smart health care at COP26 UN climate conference

November 9 Glasgow, Scotland. A group of 50 countries have committed to develop climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), in response to growing evidence of the impact of climate change on people’s health.

November 08, 2021
Press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: press@hcwh.org, Rob Gough, Climate Communications Manager, Health Care Without Harm

Health care’s role in Biden admin’s latest climate commitments

WASHINGTON (Nov 6, 2021) – Today’s commitment by the Biden administration through the COP26 Health Programme to decarbonize our health care system and ensure our facilities and communities are climate-resilient comes at a critical moment. 

November 06, 2021
Update

Live stream links and more information added daily
 

November 3 | 6:15 pm  7:15 pm (GMT)

Release of COVID-19 and Climate-Smart Health Care report

November 05, 2021
In the news

Health Care Without Harm, the official Race to Zero healthcare partner, on Monday announced that over 50 healthcare institutions collectively representing more than 11,500 healthcare facilities in 21 countries including India’s Kerala, are part of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign.

In joining the Race to Zero, these organizations commit to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. They become part of the largest ever alliance outside of national governments committed to delivering a zero carbon world in line with the Paris Agreement.

October 27, 2021
In the news

Health Care Without Harm, the official Race to Zero healthcare partner, on Monday announced that over 50 healthcare institutions collectively representing more than 11,500 healthcare facilities in 21 countries including Kerala, are part of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign.

In joining the Race to Zero, these organizations commit to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. They become part of the largest ever alliance outside of national governments committed to delivering a zero carbon world in line with the Paris Agreement.

October 27, 2021
Press release

On Tuesday 19 October 2021, the government of the United Kingdom, in its capacity as incoming Presidency of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), and its partners the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) and Greener NHS, convened a regional roundtable on sustainable and low emissions health systems attended by Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

October 25, 2021