Online Program

Environmental strategies for climate change: Examining the politics, policies and economics

Monday, November 4, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Climate change is a major public health issues that requires major changes in every sector of society to help mitigate the effects. Sea water continues to be polluted for spilling oil as concerned authority lacks mechanism to face emergency while spillage. Action is necessary among policymakers and officials at all levels of government to address this public health issue.
Session Objectives: •Differentiate between direct, secondary, and tertiary health impacts resulting from climate change. Identify at least five health impacts that may potentially result from climate List four barriers organizations and governments may face when attempting to incorporate public health into climate change adaptation activities.
Oby Okwuka, dvm,mph

Whose responsibility is it anyway? an examination of municipal officials' perceptions of their roles in addressing climate change   
Jay Maddock, PhD, Karin Goins, MPH, Kristin Schneider, Ph.D., Ross C. Brownson, PhD, Katie M. Heinrich, PhD and Stephenie C. Lemon, PhD
Stakeholder viewpoints on New York State Department of Health climate change and health adaptation planning: Networking and priority setting   
Kathleen A. Clancy, MPH, Eva Pradhan, MPH, MHA, Millicent Eidson, MA, DVM, DACVPM, Sakib Aziz, BS and Guthrie S. Birkhead, MD, MPH
Costs of climate change: U.s. was not prepared for heatwaves in summer 2011   
Jalonne L. White-Newsome, BS, MS, PhD, Brenda Ekwurzel, AB, BS, PhD, Brooke Anderson, BA, BS, MPhil, PhD, Mia Baer-Schultz, BA, Kristie L. Ebi, PhD, MPH and Marie S. O'Neill, BA, MS, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Environment

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)