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Annual Conference 2010, 6 - 8 June

The conference headline is Environmental Change and Global Health. The talks will address a variety of topics, with the overall aim to focus on the challenges of mitigating the impact on health from environmental changes.


  Tromsø Bridge Paul Weaver © Destinasjon TROMSØ as

 The talks will address a variety of topics, with the overall aim to focus on the challenges of mitigating the impact on health from environmental changes.  

 

 

 

 

 

Tromsøsommer Bård Løken © Destinasjon TROMSØ as The location will be Tromsø University Campus. Stake holders, researchers and students are most welcome to participate.

 

 

 

 

 

Organized by:
University of Tromsø
The Research Council of Norway, Programme for Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC)
Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research
Norwegian Agency of Development Cooperation (Norad)
Norwegian Directorate of Health


 

Presentations

Climate and Global Health: The case of Cholera PDF - 5,9 MB  
John Clemens, The International Vaccine Institute, South Korea

Challenges and Opportunities

Global challenges demands global solutions. Health as a global public good
Hege Hertzberg, Director of Development Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Climate Change, Health Effects and the WHO perspective
Tord Kjellstrom, Australian National University, Australia
Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, World Health Organization (Satellite from Geneva, Switzerland)

Contamination, Infections and Food Security

Climate change and infectious diseases - a global perspective PDF - 4,0 MB
Alan Parkinson, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, USA

Food Security and Health in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Evaluate the Impact of Climate change and other Stress Factors PDF - 1,3 MB
Richard Kangalawe, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Water, Sanitation and Climate Change, what are the challenges for Global Health? PDF - 4,0 MB
Arve Heistad, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Human and Environmental Consequences of abuse and misuse of chemical pesticides: Urban and peri-urban vegetable production in Benin PDF - 5,0 MB
May-Guri Sæthre, Bioforsk

Climate change and contaminants - a Southern African perspective PDF - 7,5 MB
Halina Rollin, Medical Research Council, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Oral poster presentations

Trends of perfluorinated compounds in serum from Inuit from different districts in Greenland PDF - 2,1 MB
Manhai Long, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Climate change health assessment: A novel approach for Alaska native communities PDF - 4,1 MB
Michael Brubaker, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, USA

The epidemic of diagnosed hepatitis C in Northern Norway PDF - 144 KB
Jon Florholmen, University Hospital of North Norway

Surveillance, Technology and Information systems

Preparing for the unknown: The case for strengthening immunization supply systems PDF - 3,7 MB
Michel Zaffran, World Health Organization

Predicting Malaria Epidemics in Ethiopia PDF - 2,0 MB
Eskindir Loha, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Torleif Markussen Lunde, University of Bergen

Developing exposure assessment paradigms for routine estimation of the work–related heat stress burden in India: Implications for climate change related heat impacts PDF - 3,6 MB
Kalpana Balakrishnan, Sri Ramachandra University/WHO-CC, India

Symposium part 1: Climate Change and Health, a Global view
Tord Kjellstrom, Australian National University, Australia
Evert Nieboer, McMaster University, Canada

Policy, Solutions and Action

Adaptation

Climate change and occupational health - a growing challenge for health and the economy in low and middle income countries
Tord Kjellstrom, Australian National University, Australia

Climate change influences infectious diseases both in the Arctic and the tropics: joining the dots for good policy impact PDF - 46,6 MB      Birgitta Evengård, Umeå University, Sweden

Climate change and the Stockholm Convention PDF - 2,1 MB
Andy Gilman, University of Ottawa, Canada

Dengue Fever - plant derived vaccines and other coping strategies in a changing climate PDF - 4,2 MB  

Jihong Liu Clarke, Norwegian University of Life Sciences/Bioforsk

Parallell Session: Project design, Capacity Building and Policy Impact

Lecture for students/young scientists: Research project design - the planning and performing of international epidemiologic studies PDF - 1,2 MB
Elisabete Weiderpass Vainio, Karolinska Institute, Sweden/University of Tromsø

From Research to Policy making or the other way around? PDF - 1,2 MB
Ragnhild Dybdahl, Norwegian Agency of Development Cooperation (Norad)

From capacity building to policy impact PDF - 1,5 MB                      Knut Fylkesnes, University of Bergen

Parallell Session: Symposium

Symposium part 2: Climate Change and Health, a Global view
Tord Kjellstrom, Australian National University, Australia
Evert Nieboer, McMaster University, Canada

Vaccines and Implementation

Introduction of new vaccines into developing countries: the importance of evidence-based decision-making PDF - 516 KB
John Clemens, The International Vaccine Institute, South Korea

GAVI strategies up to 2015 and Norwegian priorities PDF - 2,1 MB
Paul Fife, Norwegian Agency of Development Cooperation (Norad)/The GAVI Alliance

The next phase of the Programme for Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC) PDF - 1,1 MB
Kårstein Måseide, The Research Council of Norway
 

Published:
03.08.2010
Last updated:
16.08.2017
Published:
02.03.2010