WEHI's UN World Environment Day Seminar

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Famine, fire and fever: Understanding the scale and urgency of planetary health challenges

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Climate change is described by the World Health Organization as "the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century.”

Professor Tony Capon, Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute, will outline the impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation and identify urgent actions necessary to safeguard health.

A public health physician and authority in environmental health and health promotion, Professor Capon contributes widely to research, publications and conversations about the impact of climate change on human health.

Date: Friday 4th June 2021

Time: 1.00pm – 2.15pm EST (includes Q&A)

Location: Due to current restrictions in Victoria, this will be an ONLINE event only and will be delivered via a Microsoft Teams link.

Please note, you do not need to have the Microsoft Teams app downloaded on your computer. Simply click the link that is emailed to you and you should be taken directly to the online seminar page.

To view this seminar online, please register here and the event access details will be sent to you.

Cost: FREE


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WEHI is where the world’s brightest minds collaborate and innovate to make life-changing scientific discoveries that help people live healthier for longer. Our medical researchers have been serving the community for more than 100 years, making transformative discoveries in cancers, infectious and immune diseases, developmental disorders and healthy ageing. WEHI brings together diverse and creative people with different experience and expertise to solve some of the world’s most complex health problems. With partners across science, health, government, industry and philanthropy, we are committed to long-term discovery, collaboration and translation.

At WEHI, we are brighter together.

Find out more at www.wehi.edu.au

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