A call to strengthen climate change education for all health professionals

Organised by: Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education
Date/Time: 2022-06-09T12:00:00Z2022-06-09T13:00:00Z

Location: Zoom
Description: Future health professionals must be prepared to recognize and address the health risks and impacts of climate change and to ensure functioning healthcare systems in a climate-changed future.

The WHO-Civil Society Working Group to Advance Action on Climate Change and Health is calling on academic institutions to incorporate climate change in curricula, and are co-hosting a formal launch of this call with the Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education.

Speakers include:
Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, Head of the WHO Climate Unit
Dr Jeni Miller, Executive Director, Global Climate and Health Alliance
Dr Ying Zhang, Chair, Capacity Building Subcommittee, WHO-Civil Society Working Group on Climate and Health
Dr Cecilia Sorensen, Director, Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education at Columbia University
Lynne Madden, Professor of Population and Planetary Health, The University of Notre Dame Australia
Dr. Mayara Floss, Confederacion IberoAmericana de Medicina Familiar
Mohamed Eissa, International Federation of Medical Students Associations
Ying Tsun, International Pharmaceutical Students Federation