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Healthy People, Healthy Planet: U.S. Programs and Partnerships for Health Resilience


An interactive, multi-media event about U.S. efforts to protect health in the face of climate change, and avenues for new and innovative partnerships.

5:45 p.m. (Paris time) / 11:45 a.m. (Washington, D.C. time)

UNFCCC COP-21 U.S. Center, Hall 2B

Featuring Remarks from:

  • S. Surgeon-General Vivek Murthy
  • Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs Jimmy Kolker (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
  • Senior Advisor John Balbus (U.S. National Institutes of Health)
  • Chief Scientist Rick Spinrad (U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change Karen Florini (U.S. Department of State)

Featured initiatives include:

  • Sustainable and Climate Resilient Health Care Facilities Initiative
  • Geo-Specific Early Warning Systems for Heat and Infectious Diseases
  • Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Available via live stream at:  http://www.state.gov/uscenter

Join in the live Q+A at end of the presentation using #AskUSCenter on Twitter