Compendium of WHO and other UN guidance on health and environment

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Compendium of WHO and other UN guidance on health and environment” – below is their description.

The Compendium of WHO and other UN guidance on health and environment compiles 500 actions to create healthy environments for healthier populations outlined in over 400 documents.

The compendium serves as an easy-to-use repository of practical steps that practitioners, decision- and policymakers can take to scale up actions to reduce almost a quarter of the worldwide disease burden related to the environment. This short animation explains how.

The full compendium can be accessed here: https://www.who.int/tools/compendium-on-health-and-environment

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