Building Sustainable Health Systems: Focus on Climate Resilience

Monday, 03 Dec 2012 - 18:30-20:00, Side Event Room 4


  • Moderated by Dr Maria Neira – Director of the Public Health and Environment, WHO
  • Opening remarks by a High Level representative of the Government of Qatar
  • H.E. Mr. Arvinn Eikeland Gadgil, State Secretary for International Development, Norway - Keynote presentation on “Health and Sustainable Development”
  • H.E Julia Duncan-Cassell, Minister of Gender and Development, Liberia - Gender, Climate Change and Health
  • Mr Michel Jarraud, WMO Secretary-General - Climate services for the health community: an overview of the WHO/WMO collaboration under the Global Framework on Climate Services
  • Ms Aira Kalela, GGCA/WEDO and Former Director General Finnish MoE - Social determinants of health and gender equity in CC
  • Representatives of Bangladesh, Botswana, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa – "Prioritising Health in National Action Plans and Strategies and the role of Health in the post-2015 MDG agenda”