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Public Health Impacts of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Agenda

Participants

  • Welcome
    • Dr. Christopher Portier(39KB) , Associate Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, US National Institutes of Health
  • Opening Comments
    • Chair: Sir Mark Walport, Director, Wellcome Trust
    • Dr. Christopher Portier, Associate Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, US National Institutes of Health
    • Mr. Ban Ki-moon(37KB) , Secretary-General, United Nations (by video)
    • The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius(46KB) , US Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services (by video)
    • Dr. Margaret Chan(29KB) , Director-General, World Health Organization (by video)
    • Right Honorable Andy Burnham MP(30KB) , Secretary of State for Health, UK
  • Study Findings
    • Chair: Dr. Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet
    • Prof. Sir Andy Haines(44KB) (summary findings and policy implications), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) 
    • Alan Dangour (food and agriculture), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) 
    • Paul Wilkinson (household energy), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) 
    • James Woodcock (transport), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) 
    • Anil Markandya (electricity), Basque Centre for Climate Change 
    • Prof. Kirk R. Smith(49KB) (short-lived greenhouse gases), University of California, Berkeley 
    • Dr. Michael Jerrett(14KB) (short-lived greenhouse gases), University of California, Berkeley
  • Public Health Policy Panel Discussion and Q&A with Panelists
    • Moderator: Dr. David Heymann, Head, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House
    • Dr. Jon Kim Andrus(25KB) , Deputy Director, Pan American Health Organization 
    • Prof. Rita Colwell(35KB) , University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University 
    • Dr. Roger Glass(20KB) , Director, Fogarty International Center, US National Institutes of Health 
    • Dr. Nafees Meah(19KB) , Head of Science, Department of Energy and Climate Change 
    • Dr. Maria Neira(38KB) , Director, Public Health and the Environment Department, World Health Organization 
    • Dr. David Pencheon(13KB) , Director, National Health Service Sustainable Development Unit 
  • Closing Comments
    • Sir William Castell, Chairman, Wellcome Trust
    • Dr. Linda Birnbaum(37KB) , Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, US National Institutes of Health
  • Press Conference - Q&A
    • Moderator: Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, US National Institutes of Health
    • Opening Comments: Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
    • Dr. Jon Kim Andrus, Deputy Director, Pan American Health Organization
    • Dr. Roberto Bertollini, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
    • Prof. Rita Colwell, University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University
    • Dr. Roger Glass, Director, Fogarty International Center, US National Institutes of Health
    • Dr. Michael Jerrett, University of California, Berkeley
    • Prof. Kirk R. Smith, University of California, Berkeley

Videos

  • Event Video
  • Mr. Ban Ki-moon
  • The Honerable Kathleen Sebelius
  • Dr. Margaret Chan

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