Since 2008 the WHO has shown leadership in raising awareness of the threats posed by climate change to health. There is now an urgent need to advance a more concrete and systematic approach to implementing health protection, led by the health community, in coordination with others.
The two main topics to be discussed at the conference are:
Strengthening health system resilience to climate risks
This document has a set of case studies from UK medical schools that have been trying out ways of teaching medical students about the links between climate, sustainability and health. Most of the ones included are SSCs (student-selected components) apart from Liverpool, which has integrated