Round table event: Human Health in a changing climate

  • 10:00, 13 Jun 24 - 15:00, 13 Jun 24
  • The Wilton Centre, Redcar
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Climate change is impacting health in a myriad of ways, including by leading to death and illness from increasingly frequent extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, storms and floods, the disruption of food systems, increases in infections and food, water and vector-borne diseases, and mental health issues. We need to be ready to deal with an uncertain climatic future and respond to health emergencies quickly.

Join us for this exciting round table event, where we will discuss what is needed to ensure we are one step ahead of the potential human threats of an uncertain future climate, including, infrastructure, investment, funding for R&D, skills, policy and regulation.

Draft agenda:

10:00 Arrival and Coffee
10:30 Welcome and objectives
10:45 Threats to human health from a changing climate
11:30 Creating a robust system to respond to future health emergencies: What do we need?
13:00 Lunch and networking
14:00 Asks of the government
15:00 Close