The Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA) and the Latin American Center of Excellence in Climate Change and Health (CLIMA), in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Salud sin Daño (Health Care Without Harm), the Lancet Regional Health - Americas, the Planetary Health Chilean Society (SoChiSap) and the Children's Environmental Health Committee of the Chilean Society of Pediatrics (SOCHIPE), are pleased to convene the presentation of the viewpoint article “Code Red for health response in Latin America and the Caribbean”, written by members of the Climate and Health Network in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The event will take place online, on the 21st of April, at 6pm EST, 4pm Costa Rica - 5pm Colombia/México - 6 pm Chile, within the activities commemorating Earth Day, with the purpose of highlighting the challenges and opportunities faced by the populations of Latin America and the Caribbean in relation to their health, in a context of a changing climate.
The Climate and Health Network of Latin America and the Caribbean is convened by the Global Climate and Health Alliance and includes organizations of health professionals and health students, climate and health research centers, and NGOs that work to minimize the impacts of climate change on human health and realizing public health benefits from climate mitigation and adaptation. The network represents a wide diversity in geography and experience in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In addition to the presentation of the aforementioned article, the webinar will have a panel where members of the Network will discuss the different lines of work that need to be promoted from within the health community and the health sector to ensure a healthier and more equitable future.
Simultaneous interpretation in English and Spanish is available.
Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdOmhqzwoH9bUchbSLoXHH_dJhR0owK9g
We look forward to having you join us!