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Apr 22 2015

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Forces of Nature: climate change migration and the role of health professionals

OxfamWednesday 3rd June 2015, 6.30 p.m. – 8pm
Royal College of Physicians, 

This seminar will address the effects of climate change on population movement, and the subsequent impact on health. Should the term “climate refugee” be established, and would this be helpful to those affected? How can health care systems address the problems and opportunities that climate change and environmental migration bring?

Chaired by: Prof. Paul Wilkinson Public & Environmental Health Research Unit, LSHTM

Speakers include: Dr. Ilan Kelman,UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction;  Prof Hugh Montgomery, director of the UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance, Hugh Grant-Peterkin, Centre for Sustainable Healthcare,  Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, Green Party and Alex Randall,  UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition.

The event is free to attend and everyone is welcome, with a drinks reception afterwards. Email international@rcplondon.ac.uk to secure your place.

Image courtesy of Oxfam

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