Room: Watsonia & Bluebell Satellite Session
May 08, 2023 13:30 - 17:00(Africa/Johannesburg)
20230508T1330 20230508T1700 Africa/Johannesburg Dialogues on Climate Change and Maternal and Newborn Health: From Evidence to Action

The aim of the session is to raise awareness on the impact of climate change (with a focus on extreme heat) on maternal and newborn health (MNH) and to start discussions on priority actions for global, national, and subnational MNH programmes to consider.

Video #1 

"WHO's programme on Climate Change and Health" Recorded Message from Elena Villalobos Prats, Department of Climate Change and Health at World Health Organization.

Video #2 

Too hot to Thrive: Effects of Heat on Pregnant Women and Newborns. Video produced by Dr Adelaide Lusambili and colleagues from CHAMNHA (Climate, Heat and Maternal and Neonatal Health in Africa). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9_j6mr5QEA

Video #3

Recorded Message from Eugenia Kargbo, Chief Heat Officer, Freetown, Sierra Leone. 

Room: Watsonia & Bluebell International Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2023 information@imnhc.org
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The aim of the session is to raise awareness on the impact of climate change (with a focus on extreme heat) on maternal and newborn health (MNH) and to start discussions on priority actions for global, national, and subnational MNH programmes to consider.


Video #1 

"WHO's programme on Climate Change and Health" Recorded Message from Elena Villalobos Prats, Department of Climate Change and Health at World Health Organization.

Video #2 

Too hot to Thrive: Effects of Heat on Pregnant Women and Newborns. Video produced by Dr Adelaide Lusambili and colleagues from CHAMNHA (Climate, Heat and Maternal and Neonatal Health in Africa). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9_j6mr5QEA


Video #3

Recorded Message from Eugenia Kargbo, Chief Heat Officer, Freetown, Sierra Leone. 

Post-Doc
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Wegener Center, University of Graz
Research Professor
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Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute
Consultant
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World Health Organization
Consultant Gynaecologist
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AGOTA
National Coordinator/Project Director
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Forum for Safe Motherhood (White Ribbon Alliance Pakistan Chapter)
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Reproductive Health Advisor
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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Mr. Andrew Storey
Senior Director, Maternal and Newborn Health
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Clinton Health Access Initiative
Advisor, Population Dynamics, SRHR
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Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Dr. Anshu Banerjee
Director
,
World Health Organization
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
,
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
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