Panel Discussion
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​​COP28 Health Pavilion: Harnessing the health co-benefits of climate action​

This event, co-hosted by partners from academia, policy and practice, will facilitate discussion on the health co-benefits of climate action, to inform and inspire ambitious commitments and action at COP28 and beyond.

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The session will include a presentation of key findings and recommendations from the recently published Lancet Pathfinder Commission report and announce the launch of a new Coalition on Climate Action for Health.

​​Speakers will provide an overview of evidence on climate mitigation actions with the largest potential co-benefits across sectors and highlight the main pathways to health, as well as presenting case studies of implemented solutions with measured climate and health benefits.   

​​The presentations will cover a range of topics relating to climate mitigation and health, including actions across different sectors; priorities, challenges and opportunities for diverse regions, countries and cities; and the integration of health co-benefits into climate policies and UNFCCC processes.  

Find out more about the Lancet Pathfinder Commission report and wider Pathfinder Initiative.


  • ​Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary, African Leaders Malaria Alliance & Pathfinder Co-Chair  
  • ​​Dr Sarah Whitmee, Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 
  • ​Dr Elizabeth Kimani, Public Health Nutrition Specialist and Head of the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit, African Population and Health Research Center 
  • ​​Grayson Fuller, Manager, SDG Index and Data, Sustainable Development Solutions Network 
  • ​Aimée Aguilar Jaber, Programme Lead systems thinking and transformative change for net zero and resilience, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Minister of Health and Wellness of Botswana, Honourable Dr Edwin Dikoloti
  • Tiffany Crawford, Chief Heat Officer, City of Melbourne
  • Professor Tolu Oni, Clinical Professor of Global Public Health & Sustainable Urban Development, University of Cambridge, and Pathfinder Commissioner

Event notices

  • Please note this event takes place at 09.30 - 10.45 (GMT+4) / 05.30 - 06.42 (GMT)
  • Please note that the recording link will be listed on this page when available.


Free and open to all (online). No registration required.


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