On 30 November join hundreds of health professionals, researchers and policymakers, from across Ireland and Northern Ireland and beyond, online for the Healthy Planet, Healthy People conference that considers the potential impacts of climate change on health, as well as the potential health benefits of taking climate action.
The 2022 Joint Public Health Conference is one of the first major conferences to highlight the impacts of climate change on population health on the island of Ireland.
The one-day conference will be opened by Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government.
- Dr Maria Neira, WHO Director of Public Health and Environment.
- Dr Nick Watts, NHS Chief Sustainability Officer.
- Professor John Barry, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, QUB.
Sustainability in healthcare will also be a key theme of the online conference. How can healthcare workers, public health professionals and policy makers can respond to the challenges posed?
The Healthy Planet, Healthy People conference will also highlight the latest public health research, interventions, and innovation in health and climate change and feature 12 presentations as part of the programme.
The conference event qualifies for CPD certification.
The Healthy Planet Healthy People conference is jointly organised by:
- The Institute of Public Health.
- Public Health Agency.
- Health Service Executive.
- Queen’s University Belfast.
- Ulster University.
- University College Cork.
For further information about this event and to see the full programme visit the event website: https://healthyplanetconference.org/.