Health and Pollution Action Plans

The Health and Pollution Action Plan (HPAP) program is designed to assist governments of low- and middle-income countries to develop and implement solutions to pollution-related health challenges. The HPAP program is facilitated by the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP), which is a consortium of national ministries of health and environment, international development banks, United Nations agencies, bilateral development agencies, NGOs and other actors working on pollution ( The HPAP program brings together national Ministries of Environment, Health, Production/Industry, Transport, Energy, Mining, Agriculture and others to advance concrete pollution actions.

The goals of the HPAP program are:

  1. Assist governments to identify, evaluate and prioritize existing pollution issues based on health impacts
  2. Establish pollution as a priority for action within national agencies and development plans
  3. Define and advance concrete interventions to reduce pollution exposures and related illnesses

Partnering to Solve Pollution Problems

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