UNEP, WHO Host African Interministerial Conference On Health And Environment

U.N. Environment Programme: Health and environment: shaping a better future together in Africa
“Aiming to identify emerging environmental threats to people’s health and agree on a strategic action plan for the region, African ministers of health and environment will meet for the Third Interministerial Conference on Health and Environment from 6 to 9 November in Libreville, Gabon. The conference jointly organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.N. Environment will discuss how to turn health and environmental policies into action. In the African region, 23 percent of deaths are linked to the environment…” (11/5).

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