The Security and Sustainability Forum Adds World Health Organization and UN Global Health Leaders to its January 26th Free Webinar on Climate Change and Public Health

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The Security and Sustainability Forum's January 26th webinar on Climate Change and Public Health convenes World Health Organization, International Panel on Climate Change and other global health leaders to address the climate disruption issues central to the this summer's UN Conference on Sustainable Development. Founding President of the International Association of Ecology and Health, Dr. Jonathan Patz leads this powerful free 90 minute online seminar.

January 26, 2012 free online seminar on adaptation and transformation to protect public health in a changing climate.

Jonathan Patz Moderates SSF's January 26, 2012 Free Online Seminar on Climate Change and Health - Risks Preparedness and Transformation

World leaders in public health climate risk make up the webinar panel.

Dr. Jonathan Patz, Director of the University of Wisconsin's Global Health Institute will lead a panel of experts from the World Health Organization, UN and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the Security and Sustainability Forum's January 26th free webinar called "Climate Change and Health -- Risks, Preparedness and Transformation."

Learn from the experts (link to a short interview with Jonathan Patz about the webinar) advising the United Nations global sustainability efforts and the important conference on Sustainable Development this summer in Rio (Rio 20). The webinar panel members include:

The webinar panel members:

Sir Andy Haines is Professor of Public Health & Primary Care and past Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the pioneer of several studies evaluating the health co-benefits from mitigating greenhouse gases.

Dr. Alistair Woodward is the Head of the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is Chair of the Public Health Research Committee of the New Zealand Health Research Council and convening Lead Author for the health chapter of the UN International Panel on Climate Change.

Dr. Ann Lion is Abt’s project director for USAID's flagship health systems strengthening project, Health Systems 20/20. She was formally Global Fund Technical Support coordinator for the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS and coordinator and senior health advisor for Human Resources for Health for USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health.

Dr. Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum is the World Health Organization's epidemiologist responsible for the WHO reports - Climate Change and Human Health - Risks and Responses and Ecosystems and Human Well-Being - Health Synthesis - as well as a lead for WHO's current research on Health in a Green Economy.

This is the fourth in the Security and Sustainability Forum's five-part series on Adaptation and Security. Check the SSF website for registration and access to the webinar archive through SSF's free membership program.

About the Security and Sustainability Forum: SSF is an educational membership organization that convenes global experts through free webinars and other venues to address important impacts of climate disruptions and other destabilizing environmental threats to society. See the attached flyer for information about our Promotion Partners Program.

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