Join Planetary Health Alliance, Center for the Environment & Health for their lecture on Climate, Health, & Equity: The Case for Collective Action from the Health System. This lecture will provide an overview of efforts – from the US National Academy of...
Policy Briefing with Global Health Council’s President and CEO Elisha Dunn-Georgiou | October 19, 2021
Elisha Dunn-Georgiou, the new President and CEO of Global Health Council, joined us for a conversation and update on policy and funding issues on Capitol Hill, at UNGA and following President Biden’s recent COVID Summit, where she joined leaders in committing to end the COVID-19 pandemic. She gave her observations from DC and answered questions on the political state of global health, in this critical time.
Global health professionals from academia, NGOs, tech, biotech and other private sector partners gathered for the Alliance’s Annual Meeting on Monday, May 16, at UCSF. Amy Lin, acting director of USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact, discussed the future of the global health sector in a fireside chat moderated by PHI president and BAGHA board chair Mary Pittman. Their conversation was followed by a series of flash talks on the state of global health financing and investments from representatives from the Hewlett Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. The meeting concluded with highlights on the state of the Alliance and key partnerships.
Building Community Resilience Against the Health Effects of Wildfires and Air Pollution | September 8, 2022
Bay Area Global Health Alliance members Americares, Stanford University, Public Health Institute, UCSF, and Google had a virtual conversation exploring the impact of wildfires and air pollution on the health of communities in the United States. The discussion co-hosted by the Alliance and Americares highlighted the most important concerns in this space and each panelist shared how their organization is working to build resilience, support preparedness/disaster management efforts, and address the health inequities resulting from climate change. At this virtual event, attendees had the opportunity to learn from leading experts in climate health, contribute ideas, and leave with action items to further climate resilience in their communities. Learn more.
The upcoming in-person and virtual Environmental Justice Roundtable sponsored by Alliance member Stanford University Doerr School of Sustainability will showcase the scholarship of Environmental Justice (EJ) and discuss the interaction of EJ and public policy. Leading scholars and thought leaders include Honorable Shalanda H. Baker, Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch, Professor Beth Rose Middleton Manning, and Professor Rodolfo Dirzo as moderator.
Join Alliance member UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences at a webinar about closing the financing gap for climate change and health. To address the growing health impacts of climate change, the global community must make immediate changes in the climate and health sectors. In this webinar, climate change and health financing experts and advocates will discuss strategies and opportunities for advancing synergistic investment in climate and health programs and policies.
Novel pathogens, climate change, biodiversity loss, food insecurity, health disparities, antimicrobial resistance, water scarcity, pollution… our planet faces a host of interrelated serious challenges in the Anthropocene era. The Rx One Health Field Institute at Alliance member UC Davis is a transformative field-based experiential learning course focused on One Health core competencies for graduate students and early career professionals from all disciplines.
Join Alliance member Stanford Wood Institute for the Environment for an event as a part of their Environment & Energy Panel Series. In 2023, we have seen extreme heat records around the world. Stanford scientists and other climate experts will discuss what we know about extreme heat and the range of possible future scenarios we should reasonably prepare for. They will discuss the health implications of extreme heat for people, especially vulnerable populations, and highlight additional significant impacts on the planet and nature.
Join Consortium of Universities for Global Health for their Virtual Global Health Week Satellite Sessions.
This event will take place virtually from October 30 to November 3, 2023, prior to the in-person conference from March 7-10, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. The Satellite Sessions will host 18 separate discussions ranging from pollution and the climate crisis, to mental health and equitable healthcare.
Join University of California, Davis, One Health Institute and for their 10th annual One Health Symposium.
This year’s One Health Symposium theme focuses on climate change and its role in natural disasters globally, with an emphasis on innovation and global variability in transdisciplinary responses. The event will feature a global student case competition, a keynote talk from a world expert on the One Health approach to promote planetary health, and a panel discussion on battling the effects of climate change.
Join the World Health Organization and UNICEF for their co-hosted webinar, Climate Change Across the Life Course: Evidence to Action, which will present research on impacts and important actions to protect and promote the health and rights of women, children, adolescents and future generations.
Catalyzing Impact for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a Changing Climate: A Guide for Synergistic Action
Join YLabs and Organon to explore the intersection of climate change, gender equality, and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). In response to growing interest following the launch of the Climate Change x SRHR at Women Deliver, this event aims to provide a deeper understanding of how you can use our practical guide to take action. YLabs’ team members will discuss the real-world case studies highlighting the framework’s transformative potential across the health and climate sector.
Join Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health for a moderated discussion with pediatrician Lisa Patel, MD, for a talk about her career journey focused on the intersection of children’s health and environmental issues, along with her experiences as a physician-advocate working to address climate change and its impacts on global health.
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