WEEKLY WEBINAR SERIES – Irish Global Health Network and ESTHER Alliance for Global Health Partnerships

June 1, 2020

Conversations on COVID-19 – Week 13: Exploring a planetary health response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date:  June 12

Time: Fridays at 1pm Irish/UK Time (12pm GMT)

This webinar is co-hosted with Irish Doctors for the Environment.

This pandemic serves as a turning point in the global health landscape. The planetary health movement, which incorporates global public health with environmental and animal health, could be a way forward to ensure a greater focus on resilience and preparedness to safeguard not only against
future outbreaks, but also to ensure equitable access to healthcare and social determinants of health.
 
Learn from experts in the field, research, and at policy-level, how we can respond to COVID-19 in a sustainable, climate-friendly manner, leaving no-one-behind.
 
Topics for Discussion:

● How can this pandemic serve as a turning point for planetary health?
● How do we ensure sustainable health and environment changes?
● How is COVID-19 highlighting the need for a one-health response?
 

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THIS WEEK’S SPEAKERS

  • Prof. Ruairi Brugha, Professor, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Webinar Anchor
  • Dr Renzo Guinto, Chief Planetary Doctor, PH Lab, and Adviser to the Lancet One Health Commission
  • Lanvin Concessao, World Resources Institute India
  • Dr Aoife Kirk, HSE Public Health doctor and co-founder of Irish Doctors for the Environment
  • Dr Tara Shine – Director, Change by Degrees

Moderators:  

  • Dr Sadhbh Lee, Board Member, IGHN and co-founder of Irish Doctors for the Environment
  • Rosie James, Board Member, IGHN

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UPCOMING WEBINARS (subject to minor changes) 

  • Exploring a planetary health response to the COVID-19 Pandemic – June 12
  • Leaving No One Behind: Social Inclusion, Disability and Vulnerable groups
  • Negative Gender Implications for Men During COVID-19

ABOUT THE WEBINAR SERIES

This series of webinars focuses on healthcare professionals and overseas staff working in Global Health in the era of COVID-19. The webinars are held live each Friday hosting experts to discuss several COVID-19 topics relevant to health professionals working in global health.

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