‘Science Speaks’ Provides Overview Of Deliberations Related To Drafting WHO Global Strategy On Health, Environment, Climate Change

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Amanda Jezek, senior vice president at the Infectious Diseases Society of America, highlights deliberations from a session of the World Health Assembly related to drafting the WHO global strategy on health, environment, and climate change. Jezek notes, “[T]he U.S. rejected the term ‘climate change’ and instead recognized the link between health, the environment, and climate” (5/24).

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