US Climate and Health Alliance

Climate change is affecting our health: Something should be done now


This brochure presents six paintings, produced by the Italian painter Elisabetta Farina and commissioned by WHO are linked to a broader initiative named Art for Health aimed at using art work to support awareness-raising about the health consequences of climate change. It underlines the global impact making use of images of women from different regions speaking the six World Health Organization (WHO) official languages. It stresses the common agenda while underlining diversity of vulnerability. It points out that women are one of the groups vulnerable to the health consequences of climate change while recognizing their role as actors of change. The collection is part of a suite of other products and initiatives developed for a global advocacy and outreach campaign. Data on the present and expected impacts of climate change on health are provided alongside the different subjects and languages.

Resource Type
Elisabetta Farina
Resource URL
World Health Organization
Organization Type
Other gov
Health and Human Impact

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