Developing Resilient Health Systems

Developing Resilient Health Systems

Building sustainable and resilient health systems that provide high-quality care, minimize waste, and drastically reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and other pollutants.

Developing Resilient Health Systems

This session serves as part of the Conference on Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States and will focus on the approaches and initiatives to build sustainable and resilient health systems that provide high-quality care, minimize waste, and drastically reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and other pollutants.

Session Participants:

Moderator:

Dr. Hugh Sealy: Lecturer on climate change and water resources management in the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES); The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Panelists:

Jonathan Drewry: Climate Change and Health Advisor; PAHO, Unit on Climate Change and Environmental Determinants of Health

Topic: Overview of EU/CARIFORUM Project- Strengthening Climate Resilient Health Systems

Clemens Buter: PAHO Advisor Planning and Operations; PAHO/WHO

Topic: Smart health care facilities in the Caribbean. Providing safer, greener health facilities to deliver care in disasters

Dr. Judith Harvey: Technical Consultant, Smart Health Care Facilities in the Caribbean Project PAHO/WHO

Topic: Smart Health Care Facilities in the Caribbean Island of St Lucia

Dr. Revati Phalkey, Ph.D.: Head, Climate Change and Health Group, UK Health Security Agency; Chair, HSG Thematic Working Group on Climate Resilient Health Systems

Topic: Setting the research agenda for Climate Resilient and Sustainable Health Systems