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WHO Regional Office for Europe

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the authority responsible for public health within the United Nations system. The WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) is one of WHO’s six regional offices around the world

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change

The The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change  works to ensure that health is at the centre of how governments understand and respond to climate change. Our work ranges from ensuring policymakers have access to high-quality evidence-based guidance, through to providing the health profession with the tools they need to improve public health

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Public health measures What is ECDC doing to address climate change? Generally speaking, climate change needs to be tackled via mitigation activities, which seek to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions, and via pro-active adaptation activities, which seek to prepare populations for the consequences of climate change. In public health and at ECDC, our activities are principally focused on adaptation

European Food Safety Authority

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is a European agency funded by the European Union that operates independently of the European legislative and executive institutions (Commission, Council, Parliament) and EU Member States.   It was set up in 2002 following a series of food crises in the late 1990s to be a source of scientific advice and communication on risks associated with the food chain

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