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Conference: Climate emergency and health: from individual changes to global engagement

Monday, May 17, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Free webinar upon registration

During the health and climate week, reflections are offered on the effects that the environment and climate change can have on health. How human behavior can alter the balance of ecosystems and increase health problems.

What answers can health professionals bring and how to respond to this issue on an individual basis. We invite you to participate in the conference: Climate emergency and health: from individual changes to global engagement.

Speakers :

  • Prof. Sonia Seneviratne, member of the IPCC, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich – “Climate change, from yesterday to tomorrow”
  • Pr Nicolas Senn, Unisanté, Lausanne – “Global warming and environmental degradation in clinical practice”
  • Dr Thierno Diallo, National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, Montreal – “Evaluating the health co-benefits of policies to fight against climate change – Case study: City of Geneva”

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Conference: Impact of global warming on health

Wednesday May 19, from 6.30 p.m.

Free webinar

Global warming is a major ecological concern. But does it also have health effects? The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that climate change is responsible for at least 150,000 deaths per year, a figure which should double by 2030. In what context and on which organs? Are the kidneys that manage water balance suffering from the increase in temperature?

Speakers :

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