Press Conference on the Third Global Conference on Health and Climate Change convened by PAHO and WHO


WHAT: Press Conference on the III Global Conference on Health and Climate Change. Ministers of Health from throughout the Caribbean will meet in St George’s, Grenada, from 16-17 October 2018 to discuss the importance of ensuring climate resilient health systems in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization has convened the Caribbean meeting of the III Global Conference on Health and Climate Change, as part of the WHO initiative on Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States.

 WHEN: Wednesday, October 17, at 5:10 pm(EST time)

 WHERE:  St. Vincent Room, Radisson Hotel, Grand Anse Beach, Grand Anse, St. George’s, Grenada


  • Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director, Pan American Health Organization
  • Hon. Nickolas Steele, Minister of Health of Grenada
  • Dr. Joy St. John, Assistant Director General for Climate and Other Determinants of Health, World Health Organization


For more information please visit:

PAHO – Third Global Conference on Health and Climate Change


Brenda Lashley, Information Systems Specialist, PAHO/WHO Barbados Office – – +1 434 5207

Ashley Baldwin, Communications Specialist, PAHO – – + 1 202 974 3459

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