Seminar on Climate Change and Health: Exploring the Linkages

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  • DATE / TIME :
    May 4, 2017    09:30 - 17:00
    Location :
    Kuala Lumpur

    The devastating impacts of climate change on the environment is a well-established scientific evidence, such as global warming, increase temperature, sea level rise and changes in precipitation. Climate change is projected to have far-reaching effects on human health and well-being. Addressing climate change is essential in achieving Sustainable Development Goal target.

    The United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) will organise a training seminar to address the linkages between climate change and health.

    This seminar emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationships between climate change and public health.

    Main speakers include:

    1. Datuk Dr. Yap Kok Seng, National Project Manager for Third National Communication (TNC)/ Biennal Update Report (BUR), Environmental Management and Climate Change Division, Natural Resources and Environmental Ministry.
    2. Professor Jamal Hisham Hashim, Research Fellow at the United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH).
    3. Dr. Norlen Mohamed, Public Health Physician, Environmental Health Unit, Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia.
    4. Datuk Ir. Dr. Azuhan Bin Mohamed, Director General of National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM).

    Registration is free and please refer to the brochure and detailed programme here.

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    United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
    UNU-IIGH Building,
    UKM Medical Centre Jalan Yaacob Latiff,
    Bandar Tun Razak,
    56000 Cheras,
    Kuala Lumpur,
    MALAYSIA.

    +603-9171-5394
    iigh-training@unu.edu

  • United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
    UNU-IIGH Building,
    UKM Medical Centre Jalan Yaacob Latiff,
    Bandar Tun Razak,
    56000 Cheras,
    Kuala Lumpur,
    MALAYSIA.
    Tel : +603-9171-5394
    Fax : +603-9171-5402
    Email : iigh-training@unu.edu
    Website : www.iigh.unu.edu