U.N. Environment Programme, WHO Sign Agreement To Address Environmental Health Risks
U.N. News Centre: Taking on environmental health risks, U.N. agencies aim to protect ‘foundations for life’ on Earth
“Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year. The partnership, announced Wednesday, between the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), includes specific action to address air pollution, climate change, and antimicrobial resistance as well as improve coordination on waste and chemicals management, water quality, and food and nutrition issues…” (1/10).
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