Implementing the European Regional Framework for Action to protect health from climate change. A status report

WHO ; World Health Organization

How far have Member States in the WHO European Region progressed in implementing the European; Commitment to Act on climate change and health? This was the question addressed to members of the; Working Group on Health in Climate Change (HIC) of the European Environment and Health Task Force in; summer 2012. The HIC members were asked to respond to a comprehensive questionnaire to assess the; current status of health-relevant climate change mitigation and adaptation actions. A total of 22 Member; States answered the questions focusing on eight thematic areas or topics.