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The press conference will see the launch of a WHO COP26 special report on climate change and health along with an open letter from over 45 million health professionals worldwide calling for an ambitious outcome at COP26. 

Opening remarks: Dr Naoko Yamamoto, Assistant Director-General, Universal Health Coverage / Healthier Populations

Speakers

Dr María Neira, WHO Director, Environment, Climate Change and Health

Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, Team Lead, Climate Change and Health, WHO headquarters, Geneva

Howard Catton, CEO, International Council of Nurses

Expert panelists

Dr Jeni Miller, Executive Director, Global Climate and Health Alliance 

Dr. Ruth A. Etzel, Chair of the Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Health, International Pediatric Association