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Grace Gatera | Lancet Youth Network Member on the Future of Child Health

Grace Gatera | Lancet Youth Network Member on the Future of Child Health

Grace Gatera addresses the audience at the launch of “A Future for the world’s children? A WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission” Find out more at https://www.thelancet.com/campaigns/child-adolescent-health A child growing up today faces an unprecedented threat to their health and livelihood. Our 2019 Lancet Countdown on health and climate change highlighted how the climate …

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Mental health services during COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing (13 May 2020)

Mental health services during COVID-19 & other topics - Daily Briefing (13 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Mental Health – Deputy Secretary-Genera/COVID-19/Sustainable Development – Lebanon – Afghanistan – South Sudan – Libya – COVID-19/Prisons – COVID-19/Children -Trade – World Health Statistics – Iraq – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Virtual Press Briefing Tomorrow, – Financial …

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Global Health Security and Pandemics: COVID-19 and Climate Change

Global Health Security and Pandemics: COVID-19 and Climate Change

In this video, Leonardo Martinez-Diaz, Global Director, Sustainable Finance Center of the World Resources Institute discusses policies and measures that can fight against both COVID-19 and the climate emergency. Additional information from the World Resources Institute can be found here: https://www.wri.org/our-work/topics/finance This video was first published onSource link . We …

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LIVE Earth Day 2020: Health, Humanity, and the Climate Emergency

LIVE Earth Day 2020: Health, Humanity, and the Climate Emergency

As we mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, how are we confronting the looming threats to human health and the health of our planet? In this live discussion hosted by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), MSF-USA Executive Director Avril Benoît talked with our panel of experts, Carol Devine, …

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Dr Cynthia Mahoney on what the COVID crisis teaches us about the climate health crisis

Dr Cynthia Mahoney on what the COVID crisis teaches us about the climate health crisis

Dr Cynthia Mahoney, a Bay Area Physician is celebrating Earth Day during the global COVID-19 pandemic by sharing: What the COVID-19 Pandemic Teaches us about how to stop our Climate Change Health Crisis. With both health crises: an ounce of Prevention is worth a pound of cure: Both COVID and …

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Automakers Backing Trump’s Gutting of Pollution Rules Are Complicit in Harm to Health and Climate

Automakers Backing Trump’s Gutting of Pollution Rules Are Complicit in Harm to Health and Climate

EWG Challenges GM, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota To Reject Rollback of MPG Standards WASHINGTON – When the economy recovers and Americans go car shopping, they should shun automakers that broke their promises by supporting President Trump’s gutting of air pollution rules, the Environmental Working Group wrote today in an open letter to …

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A Cat In Belgium Tested Positive For COVID-19, But You Shouldn’t Panic

A Cat In Belgium Tested Positive For COVID-19, But You Shouldn't Panic

Health officials in Belgium say a pet cat appears to have contracted COVID-19 from her owner, though they emphasized human-to-pet transmission seems to be extremely rare. “Recently, the veterinary medicine faculty in Liège reported that a coronavirus infection has been determined in a cat,” virologist Steven Van Gucht said at …

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