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Global Leaders from Health and Energy pave the way for a Clean and Healthy Future for All

10th June 2021

Press release originally posted on WHO website

Over 20 leaders, including ministers of health and energy, heads of international organizations and senior representatives from civil society institutions today endorsed a Strategic Roadmap on Health and Energy. The Roadmap identifies key steps to accelerate access to clean and sustainable energy for public health protection and serves as a call to action to increase commitments, mobilize resources and put enabling frameworks in place.

The document was endorsed at the first meeting of the High-Level Coalition on Health and Energy (9th of June), convened by the WHO Director-General. The meeting provided the opportunity to kick-off high-level cooperation to identify concrete steps to promote clean cooking and electrification of healthcare facilities and to promote the role better energy access plays in achieving universal health coverage.

Please click here to read more about this event and the High-Level Coalition on Health and Energy.

Opportunity: Women in Modern Energy Cooking (WMEC) initiative launched