The hidden impact of climate change on human health
Convened at the United Arab Emirates COP27 pavilion by Reaching the Last Mile, Wellcome and Community Jameel, this meeting draws attention to the rising risks posed by climate change on human health, and specifically the threat of infectious disease.
Bringing together leaders in policy, medicine and development, with voices from the region and the fronline of the fight against emerging disease, the meeting will identify areas for urgent action, from funding, to research and policy.
Reaching the Last Mile is an initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, president of the United Arab Emirates.
HE Mariam Almheiri
Minister of climate change and environment, United Arab Emirates
Sir Tony Blair
Former British prime minister; founder, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Dr Omnia El Omrani
COP27 youth envoy and medical doctor
Professor Alan Dangour
Director, climate and health, Wellcome
Tala Al Ramahi
Director, Reaching the Last Mile
Dr Desta Lakew
Group director, partnerships and external affairs, Amref Health Africa
Executive director, J-PAL MENA
Director, Community Jameel
COP27 youth delegate, Community Jameel
With representatives from
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