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Alliance for Transformative Action on Climate and Health (ATACH)

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

 

Source: WHO

 Context: The World Health Organization (WHO) has introduced an Operational Framework for constructing climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems. Framework is important to implement the Alliance for Transformative Action on Climate and Health (ATACH) goals.

 

What are climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems?

Climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems are designed to withstand the impacts of climate change while minimizing their carbon footprint.

 

What is ATACH?

It is a WHO initiative, established in 2022, and is an informal voluntary network which works to realize the ambition set at COP26 to build climate-resilient and sustainable health systems.