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Videos of Keynote and Plenaries

The keynote lecture, “‘Nothing Less than a Revolution: Why I’m Preoccupied with Inequality, Social Justice and Health” by Kavita Ramdas is now available as well as plenary talks on global mental health and climate change. http://blip.tv/uw-global-health

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Vector-Host and their connection to climate change

By Joshua Chin On Sunday’s 9th International Health Conference, one of the topics addressed is the Vector-Host Interactions, introducing audiences to the recent invasive disease such as Bluetongue that decimated farmers’ livestock. With the assistance of moderator Judith Wasserheit, a … Continue reading

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Health Impacts of Climate Change

By Peder Digre | @pederdigre LuAnne Thompson, Director of the UW Program on Climate Change and Professor of Oceanography, headed a session entitled, “Health Impacts of Climate Change.” Dr. Thompson introduced the session as an excursion into the “impacts of … Continue reading

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Allergies and Climate Change?

By Teo Jion Chun One of the concerns of veteran science journalist Joanne Silberner is the lack of reporting on climate change and health because the link between unusual events and climate change has yet to be established. The journalism lecturer … Continue reading

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