Policy options for climate change and health

11-01-2010 | Publication

Scientific experts in wide areas of climate change and human health response and representatives from the European Commission (EC), European Agencies and other international partners met to discuss and assess policy options for effective health adaptation to climate change.

This meeting was organized within the context of the jointly-funded WHO-EC “Climate, Environment and Health Action Plan and Information System” (CEHAPIS) project, and the PBL (Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency) study on adaptation strategies for a climate-proof Netherlands. The WHO (World Health Organization) Regional Office for Europe and the PBL are working together to identify and prioritize policy options, and to assess expert opinion on adaptation policy choices. The report reflects the outcome of the Bonn meeting.