World Environmental Health Day Guest Seminar with Professor Anthony Capon

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Griffith University South Bank campus - Ship Inn function room

Sidon Street

South Brisbane, QLD 4101

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Special address on ‘Planetary Health: Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch’ followed by light refreshments.

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September 26 2019 is World Environmental Health Day. The theme for this year is 'Climate change challenges, time for global Environmental Health to act in unison'.

Proudly sponsored by the Griffith University, Climate Change Response Program and supported by the Menzies Health Institute Queensland and the Environmental Health Team at Griffith University. You are invited to join our special guest, Professor Anthony Capon, who will deliver the key address on ‘Planetary Health: Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch’.

The event will be held at The Ship Inn, South Brisbane and will run from 6 - 8 pm. Register now as places are limited.

About Professor Capon

Tony Capon is Professor of Planetary Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney, where he also directs the transdisciplinary Planetary Health Platform. A former director of the International Institute for Global Health at United Nations University (UNU-IIGH), Tony is a public health physician and authority on environmental health and health promotion. His research focuses on urbanisation, sustainable development and human health. Tony is a member of the Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on Planetary Health and has served numerous professional and not-for-profit organisations in Australia and internationally, including as current co-chair for the Future Earth Health Knowledge-Action Network.

For further information please contact Katharina Gutjahr-Holland -

k.gutjahr-holland@griffith.edu.au

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Griffith University South Bank campus - Ship Inn function room

Sidon Street

South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Australia

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