WHO to host 'Health Pavilion' during COP27

MENA , Friday 28 Oct 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will host in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust, a London-based charitable foundation, the Health Pavilion at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), which is due to be held in Sharm El Sheikh on 6-18 November.



The COP27 Health Pavilion will convene the global health community and its partners to ensure health and equity are placed at the centre of the climate negotiations, WHO said on its website.

It will offer a rich 2-week programme of events showcasing evidence, initiatives and solutions to maximize the health benefits of tackling climate change across regions, sectors and communities, it added.

COP27 Health Pavilion will be located in the Blue Zone of the Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Center (SHICC), it further said.

WHO, meanwhile, said that all in-person participants will have to secure their badges to enter the Blue Zone by being part of their national delegation or any other official delegation.

It will be also possible to follow the events live-streamed online, it added.

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