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Session 5 - Public Health Impacts and Interventions

Description

A review of the impact of population growth and demographic change on human health, the environment and global endurance, from a scientific and medical point of view.

Discussion

Speakers
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Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum

Dr Campbell-Lendrum leads the climate change and health team within the Public Health and Environment department at WHO, including responsibility for assessing the health implications of other aspects of global environmental change.

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Dr Ndola Prata

Scientific Director, Bixby Centre for Population Health, University of California Berkeley and an Associate Professor in Residence in the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley.

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Prof Sir John Beddington

Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government, formerly Professor of Applied Population Biology at Imperial College London.

Dr Sarah Hawkes

Chair: Dr Sarah Hawkes

Reader in Global Health, Centre for International Health & Development, UCL. Sarah Hawkes trained in sociology and medicine at UCL, and holds a PhD in epidemiology of STIs/RTIs in Bangladesh at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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Population footprints is supported by:

Leverhulme Trust & The Lancet

The symposium is coordinated by the UCL Institute for Global Health working towards the UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health

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