Environmental health strategy of the region of the americas: Strengthening the regional approach for more effective local action
Learning Areas:Environmental health sciences
Public health or related public policy
Identify significant environmental health threats facing populations of the Region of the Americas. Describe the collaborative process adopted to develop the Environmental Health Strategy for the Region of the Americas. Discuss the implementation of the Environmental Health Strategy for the Region of the Americas at the local level.
Keyword(s): Environmental Health, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have participated as a coordinator and co-author in multiple internationally-funded projects with focus in public health and environmental epidemiology. Currently, I am working as Regional Advisor on environmental epidemiology at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), based in Washington, DC, USA. My areas of interest include the study of environmental risks and hazards and their relationship with health inequities, as well as the use of scientific evidence in order to inform public policy.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.