News and Events


13 March 2017
The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, in association with Imperial College London, is bringing together experts in a range of global indicator processes. The panel will debate indicator processes such as the SDGs, Lancet Countdown, WHO Climate and Health Country Profiles, and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
23 December 2016
Island Press, the Public Health Institute and the Security and Sustainability Forum held a webinar introducing the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change to a range of health professionals in the United States of America.
13 December 2016
The Lancet Countdown will participate in a Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Partnership call titled: Climate Change and Health: Scaling-up Solution-oriented Efforts.
28 November 2016
Dr. Nick Watts (executive director of the Lancet Countdown) and Professor Hugh Montgomery (co-chair of the Lancet Countdown) visited the Islamic Republic of Iran to discuss potential academic collaborations focusing on the direct and indirect impacts of climate change on health.
17 November 2016
The 2016 UCL-Lancet Lecture marked the launch of the Lancet Countdown, with former UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms. Christiana Figueres, speaking on the opportunity that the 'Paris Agreement' presents for better health.