Policy & Global Development, Urban Planning, Environment and Health

Maria Neira: The Paris Agreement, a Major Health Treaty

The director of Public Health at WHO defends a urban planning which prioritizes citizens health

How a warmer planet will affect human health and what can we do to mitigate impacts of climate change? These are some of the questions Maria Neira, director of the Public Health and the Environment Department at the World Health Organization (WHO), responded to ISGlobal. She acknowledges that the strategies to tackle climate change will have a benefit on our health, and that citizens as well as politicians must be involved, for instance encouraging and developing healthier urban and transport plans.

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Maria Neira: “The Climate Change Agreement is Also a Major Public Health Treaty”