Seven European countries have submitted formal commitments to the COP26 Presidency to strengthen the climate resilience and sustainability of their health systems. Belgium, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and the United Kingdom have announced country commitments under the COP26 Health Programme. Together they represent almost 60% of all healthcare emissions across the European Union and the United Kingdom. The typical European country spends nearly 10% of its GDP on healthcare provision, meaning the sector has significant economic influence and can play a key role in reducing national CO2 emissions. . .
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