"2018 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on record, with new temperature records in many countries…this is not a future scenario. It is happening now.” -WMO Deputy Secretary General, Elena Manaenkova
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The First Global Forum for Heat and Health took place in Hong Kong, China, from the 17-20 December 2018. As the inaugural global forum of the Global Heat Health Information Network, the event featured talks from leading experts on heat health science and implementation, and inform a global common agenda on heat and health. As well as engaging talks and content from experts in the field, the forum also featured an interactive segment with a focus on heat health communication.
The GHHIN Forum will host over 130 experts from 33 countries. This graph shows the regional representation of GHHIN Forum attendees.