Video: Key Messages from the Healthy Planet, Healthy People conference
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Following on from the recent Joint Public Health Conference, we are delighted to share a short video featuring highlights and key messages from this online event.

The one-day Healthy Planet, Healthy People conference on 30 November was one of the first major conferences to highlight the impacts of climate change on population health on the island of Ireland.

It brought together global experts to discuss the challenges posed by the climate crisis, but also the substantial co-benefits for health that accompany action on climate change.

This 4-minute video features key messages from speakers on the day, including

  • Conference Chair Dr Jenny Mack, Institute of Public Health
  • Professor John Barry, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Dr Nick Watts, NHS Chief Sustainability Officer,
  • Dr Maria Neira, Director of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization.

Key messages from the recent Healthy Planet, Healthy People conference


The Joint Public Health Conference was organised by the Institute of Public Health, Public Health Agency, Queen’s University Belfast, Ulster University, University College Cork and HSE Health & Wellbeing.

For more information about this conference visit

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