Caribbean Ministers approve Plan to prepare for the Health Impact of Climate Change

 Caption: Sargassum washes up on the shores of Lime Cay, Jamaica. Photo Credit: UN Environment - Caribbean Environment Programme

Ministers from across the Region of the Caribbean have agreed on an Action Plan to ensure that the health of those living in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is protected and prioritized within the global climate change agenda.

The III Global Conference on Health and Climate Change: Special Focus on Small Island Developing States, convened jointly by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and hosted by the Government of Grenada, took place on 16 and 17 October in St George’s, Grenada. Read more >>>