Conferences and symposiums Our Health is on Fire - Global Conversation on Sustainable Health

02-06-2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Add to iCal
Online In-person at KI and online

The Centre of Excellence for Sustainable health (a collaboration between KI and Makerere University in Uganda) together with the International Federation of Medical Students Association are hosting an exciting seminar focusing on how climate change affects our health and how can we relieve the consequences. The event is organised in association with Stockholm +50. Stockholm+50 is convened by the United Nations and is hosted by Sweden with support from the Government of Kenya.

Location 

In-person and virtual. Join the online conversation via this link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/69633335600

Or meet us onsite at Scheelesalen, Tomtebodav√§gen 6, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm. For registration to the onsite event please e-mail: vpe@ifmsa.se. Coffee and sandwich will be provided free of charge.

Topic

How does climate change affect our health and how can we relieve those consequences? The International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA-Sweden) and the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health will discuss this question by visualizing the existing health and climate-related crisis and holding a panel discussion with youth, researchers and policymakers from Sweden and Uganda.

Date and time

Date: 2nd June 2022.

Time: 5 PM - 6 PM (Sweden, CEST) / 6 PM - 7 PM (Uganda, EAT).

Panelists

Maria Wolodarski, president of Swedish environmental organisation Doctors for the Environment

Rawlance Ndejjo, Environmental Health Scientist and Makerere University coordinator for the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health.

Anna Oudin, epidemiologist and statistician. Investigates how air pollution and other environmental factors may affect the brain, e.g. dementia and mental health.

Clara Brune, vice-president of IFMSA Sweden. Project coordinator of the climate-health campaign; Our health is on fire.