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Paving Over People: Traffic, Air Pollution, and Health

https// May 3 2022 Join us for a conversation with folks from the Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health Study (CAFEH) on the health risks of highway pollution. We’ll sit down with Lydia Lowe of the Chinatown Community Land … Continue reading

Home – Africa Health Business

Africa Health Business (AHB) is a pan African boutique consulting firm, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, that aims to improve access to equitable healthcare in Africa. Our expert team provides clients with effective, evidence-based solutions for today’s complex healthcare challenges. Clients … Continue reading

Health and Climate Change in Africa Documentary

AquaTT Ireland – Aug 25, 2014 This documentary is the last in a series of four reportages which present climate change and water issues in relation to agriculture, ecosystems, natural hazards, health and technologies. This video focuses on the collaborative … Continue reading

Remembering Paul Farmer, a giant in the world of public health

PBS NewsHour – Feb 21, 2022 Dr. Paul Farmer, a physician, anthropologist and founder of a leading global health organization, died Monday at the age of 62. The group he co-founded, Partners in Health, said he died in his sleep. … Continue reading

Walter Jehne: The Soil Carbon Sponge, Climate Solutions and Healthy Water Cycles

Biodiversity for a Livable Climate – Apr 29, 2018 Biodiversity for a Livable Climate Learn more about Biodiversity for a Livable Climate: Please donate to our ecosystem restoration work: Biodiversity for a Livable Climate presents A talk by … Continue reading

Preventing Future Pandemics: Health For All, Now More Than Ever – The Rockefeller Foundation

The Covid-19 pandemic has resurfaced many tough reminders about the persistence of healthcare inequity in the United States and around the world. On December 12th, the United Nations, global advocates, and others recognized International Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day and … Continue reading

Health Justice Advocates Say Vaccine Equity, Not “Racist” Travel Bans, Will Stop the Om icron Variant

We go to Cape Town, South Africa, to speak with a leading health justice advocate about how scientists in the country have identified a new Omicron coronavirus variant, and the World Health Organization warns it could be more transmissible than … Continue reading

Mitigating the Public Health Effects of Climate Change

Yale Alumni Academy Streamed live 8 hours ago Dr. Vermund will discuss the public health challenges facing the globe in the next 5-10 years that will ensue from direct and indirect effects of global climate change. In the context of … Continue reading

Climate Crisis = Health Emergency: Air Pollution, Pandemics & Displacement Make the World Sick

Democracy Now!Nov 12, 2021 Health leaders are warning governments of “unimaginable” health consequences from the climate crisis if world leaders don’t take decisive action to decarbonize. This week at the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, the Global Climate and Health … Continue reading

Beijing air quality reaches ‘very unhealthy’ levels as China ramps up coal output

South China Morning Post – Nov 5, 2021 Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: Beijing’s air quality hit ‘very unhealthy’ levels on November 5, 2021, as China ramped up local coal production. Schools were ordered to stop … Continue reading