Virtual Conference on Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States

Event Date(s): 07/10/2021

Tune in as the Conference on Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States continues.

A major goal of the conference, which comprises more than 25 international, US, and Caribbean organisations is to develop a research and implementation agenda for climate change and health in the Caribbean.


Today's schedule of sessions led by UWI experts follows:

Developing Resilient Health Systems

Thursday, October 7, 2:00 PM-2:50 PM 

Dr. Hugh Sealy, Lecturer at Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) ft. The UWI, Cave Hill  is moderating.


Integrating Health and Disaster Preparedness and Response

Thursday, October 7, 3:00 PM-3:50 PM 

Mr Jeremy Collymore, Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Specialist  at The UWI, Institute for Sustainable Development is moderating.


Creating a Climate-Educated Health Workforce

Thursday, October 7, 4:00 PM-4:50 PM 

Professor Chris Oura, Professor in Veterinary Virology at The UWI, St Augustine is on the panel speaking on Developing a network of Caribbean Leaders in Climate Change and Health 


Role of Government Regulation

Thursday, October 7, 5:00 PM-5:50 PM 

Mr. Rashad Brathwaite from The UWI, Cave Hill Faculty of Law is presenting on Navigating Interlocking Crisis: a Roadmap for The Caribbean at the Intersections of Public Health and  Climate Emergencies 


Special Event: The Potential of Public-Private-Partnership for Climate and Health Action

Thursday, October 7, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM 

Fayola Nicholas, Director of Marketing & Consulting at The UWI Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business is moderating.


If you’ve already registered, 2021 for sessions on the Health Sector and its Role in Addressing Climate Change and Health

There’s still time to register and tune in to sessions led by UWI experts. Due to high demand, registration remains open. Register here for free: http://bit.ly/climate-sids

Open to: | General Public |