Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health

13–15 June 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

The ministerial conferences of the European Environment and Health Process provide a unique intersectoral policy platform bringing together relevant sectors and partners to shape policies and actions on environment and health, support the implementation of effective evidence-based policies and advance actions on environment, health and well-being in the WHO European Region.

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WHO’s commitment to air quality: from the 1950s to today

WHO estimates that air pollution exposure was linked to more than 6 million premature deaths in 2012. For nearly 6 decades, WHO has demonstrated its commitment to this public health issue by publishing a series of air quality reports to assess related scientific evidence.


Guide for participants

Share your success story in Ostrava

Member States, institutions and organizations are invited to showcase achievements in implementing environment and health policies and interventions.

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Improving environment and health: how far have we gotten?

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