Millions of people are suffering from soaring temperatures and drought, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said in a video message to the participants of the high-level meeting in Baku on the topic “Pathway to COP29 Sustainable & Resilient Future,” Report informs.

“Climate change is a public health challenge. Climate-related humanitarian emergencies are increasing. Climate change is contributing to the spread of diseases such as malaria,” the WHO chief said.