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Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine. Including Health in Global Frameworks for Development, Wealth, and Climate Change: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2014 Apr 21.

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WEBINAR #1 AGENDA

Health in the Context of Sustainable Economic Frameworks

  • May 23, 2013
  • 2:30 pm–4:00 pm EDT

This webinar series is organized with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization.

Webinar Goals and Objectives

  • Provide an overview of current work under way focusing on gross domestic product (GDP) and the “beyond GDP” initiative.
  • Discuss novel economic frameworks that include health capital in the assessment, including measures of both mental and physical well-being as well as the human health impact of exposures and risks.
  • Identify opportunities for further engagement with the various “beyond GDP” efforts.
Opening
 
  • John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (Moderator)
  • Senior Advisor for Public Health
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Going Beyond GDP: Opportunities and Challenges
 
  • Kevin J. Mumford, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Purdue University
Inclusive Wealth: Incorporation of Health Information
 
  • Anantha Kumar Duraiappah, Ph.D.
  • Executive Director
  • International Human Dimensions Programme
  • United Nations University
Happiness and Public Policy
 
  • Richard Easterlin, Ph.D.
  • Professor of Economics
  • University of Southern California
Synthesis and Response
 
  • R. David Simpson, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Ecosystem Economic Studies
  • National Center for Environmental Economics
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
 
Discussion
 
Closing
 
  • John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H.
 
ADJOURN

WEBINAR #2 AGENDA

Health in the Context of Global Climate Change

  • June 27, 2013
  • 2:30 pm–4:00 pm EDT

This webinar series is organized with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization.

Webinar Goals and Objectives

  • Provide an overview of the set of shared socioeconomic pathways being developed to aid in the modeling and analysis of climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  • Discuss key narrative elements that can be utilized to describe health in the context of changing global climate change.
  • Identify mechanisms for developing and disseminating these climate change scenarios.
Opening
 
  • John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (Moderator)
  • Senior Advisor for Public Health
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Overview of the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways for Modeling Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
 
  • Kristie L. Ebi, Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • Independent Consultant
  • ClimAdapt, LLC
Engaging Key Partners and Institutions in Developing and Disseminating Climate Change Scenarios
 
  • Stéphane Hallegatte, Ph.D.
  • Senior Economist
  • The World Bank
Reflections on Scenario Planning
 
  • Marc Levy
  • Deputy Director, The Earth Institute
  • Columbia University
 
Discussion
 
Closing
 
  • John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H.
 
ADJOURN

WEBINAR #3 AGENDA

Health in the Context of United Nations Processes to Develop Post-2015 Goals and Sustainable Development Goals

  • July 25, 2013
  • 2:30 pm–4:00 pm EDT

This webinar series is organized with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization.

Webinar Goals and Objectives

  • Provide an overview of the sectors in which health-related indicators are best supported scientifically and could have the most impact within the various United Nations processes under way.
  • Review the key points and gaps in existing efforts to develop new goals and indicators for the post-2015 development agenda.
  • Discuss challenges associated with comparing across cobenefit studies from various sectors with varying levels of evidence and identify a minimum set of standards for a simple comparison framework.
Opening
 
  • John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (Moderator)
  • Senior Advisor for Public Health
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Overview of the Report A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies Through Sustainable Development
 
  • John Norris, M.P.A.
  • Executive Director
  • Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative
  • Center for American Progress
The Global Thematic Consultation and Incorporating Environmental Health into the Post-2015 Development Agenda
 
  • Kumanan Rasanathan, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.
  • Health Specialist
  • United Nations Children's Fund
Response to the Report's Findings and Recommendations
 
  • Andrew Haines, M.D., MBBS
  • Professor of Public Health and Primary Care
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
 
Discussion
 
Closing
 
  • John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H.
 
ADJOURN
Copyright 2014 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
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