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WHO to push SIDS climate resilience

LICE MOVONO
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Update: 10:34PM A WORLD Health Organisation programme will support small island states ensure their health systems are climate resilient by 2030.

A statement from the government claims Fiji helped to negotiate an agreement to that effect during a meeting of Executive Board of the United Nations agency in Geneva, Switzerland recently.

�The Executive Board of the World Health Organisation has agreed to launch a programme to address the health effects of climate change in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), including Fiji and other Pacific Island States and Territories,� the government statement said. 

�Fiji was represented by Mr Philip Davies, Permanent Secretary for Health & Medical Services, in negotiating the agreement during a meeting of the Board in Geneva, Switzerland.�









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