Advancing Health For All In a Changing Climate: Health Day at COP28 Brief

As we get ready for COP28 in Dubai and the first official Health Day, check out our new brief on what to expect, Read here

Saturday, December 2
Pandemic Action Network MENA Working Group Meeting | Marriot Palm Jumeirah | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

On the sideline of COP 28, the Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) and the Pandemic Action Network (PAN) seek to welcome members of our Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Working Group (WG)  to the UAE and meet in person for the first time for the opportunity to discuss our shared agenda going into COP28 and beyond into 2024, followed by informal networking.
The MENA Working Group comprises a diverse and dedicated team of members, including governmental bodies, national research institutes, regional development banks, impact funds, international foundations, key multilateral agencies, and CSO network.
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Climate & Health: Celebrating The First COP Health Day | Nando’s Marina Walk, Dubai | 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

On the sidelines of COP 28 and the eve of the first Health Day at a UNFCCC conference, partners across business, government, policy, civil society, and philanthropy will gather to celebrate and hear about some of the hopes and priorities for the upcoming year on climate and health.
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Sunday, December 3, Health Day
Reaching the Last Mile Panel Session | COP28, Green Zone | 9 AM

Simon Bland, CEO of the Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) will moderate a panel discussion on climate-sensitive diseases at the Reaching the Last Mile Forum.
*Please note that registration for the Forum is
closed. For more information, please contact info@reachingthelastmile.com.

Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: A Roundtable Discussion on Climate Change, Health and Infectious Diseases, and Sustainable Solutions | Level 1, Parcel B, COP28 Blue Zone | 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

This roundtable discussion will bring together experts from public health, renewable energy, and sustainable development to call for the urgent need to achieving net zero emissions, shed light on the impacts of climate change on health, and how it contributes to the emergence and spread of infectious diseases. It also aims to highlight action-oriented solutions to combat climate change and infectious diseases, recognizing that disease elimination and eradication are the ultimate in both equity and sustainability.
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Tuesday, December 5
Antimicrobial Resistance and Climate Change: Two Interlinked Global Challenges | Atoms 4Climate Pavilion, Blue Zone | 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The event will look at the link between climate-related events and the rise of Antimicrobial Resistance and Climate Change (AMR). The panel composed of leading AMR experts, global health organisation representatives, policymakers and institution will look into actionable recommendations to tackle the impact of climate change on antimicrobial resistance.
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* Participation in COP28 Blue Zone events requires UNFCCC accreditation. Please note that GLIDE is unfortunately not able to assist with accreditation.