Health and Climate Colloquium

  • 08th June 2016
  • by secretary
8 – 10 June 2016. Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory campus. The International Research Institute for Climate and Society and Mailman hosted a Health and Climate Colloquium

The purpose of the three-day event was to help build a global community of health practitioners and policymakers that understand and can use climate information to support health delivery and improved outcomes in the context of a changing climate. The meeting focused on infectious diseases, nutrition and the public health outcomes of meteorological disasters.

Extract of the programme:

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (Day 1) – Climate Information to Serve the Health Community
Climate information needs of the Agriculture and Nutrition Community: John McDermott, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)
See video @ 1:20

Thursday, June 9, 2016 (Day 2) – Case Studies and Tools
11:25am – 11:45am Delia Grace, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)