Sixth WHO webinar in the series, “Environment and health tools”
Thursday, 6 December 2018, online streaming: 11:00–12:00 CEST
On 6 December 2018, the WHO Regional Office for Europe will host the sixth in the webinar series “Environment and health tools”, dedicated to encouraging commitment to and synergy on action related to environment and health at the subnational level.
In the sixth webinar, Marco Martuzzi, Programme Manager, Environment and Health Impact Assessment Programme, European Centre for Environment and Health, WHO Regional Office for Europe, will introduce different WHO tools for assessing environmental impact on health. These tools consist of a repository of a case studies, data, training materials and free software to help decision-makers analyse the expected health impact of environmental exposure in terms of mortality, morbidity, noxious exposure, “soft” endpoints, well-being, perceived health, and possible scenarios. The tools also provide help in communicating the risks to citizens.
The webinar will consist of a live question-and-answer session involving leading experts and will be broadcast through online streaming. Anyone interested will be welcome to participate.
About the fourth webinar
Date: Thursday, 6 December 2018
Times: Live audience: 10:45–12:00 CEST; online streaming: 11:00–12:00CEST
Live stream link: https://who-euro.webex.com/join/Venice
On 10 April 2018, the WHO Regional Office for Europe launched a new webinar series on environment and health tools, organized jointly by the Regions for Heath Network, the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, and the Environment and Health Process Secretariat.
The aim of the webinar series is to present the range of tools, guidelines and briefs, which the WHO Regional Office for Europe has produced to support environmental leadership (including health-care professionals, health-service providers, researchers and policy-makers) at the subnational level. The material provides an overview of the most pressing environmental health challenges that European regions and cities are facing and presents methods of and opportunities for action in assessing and responding to them.