Online Program

A New Global Agenda: The Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Luiz Augusto Cassanha Galvao, MD, MSc, DSc, Special Program on Sustainable Development and Health Equity, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC
An overview of the process of the new UN Sustainable Development Framework and its relevance to public health sector regarding its leadership role in the implementation, monitoring and reporting.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Environmental health sciences
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the process for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): its origin, the countries participation, and the future perspectives for public health.

Keyword(s): Public Health Policy, Sustainability

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Chief of the Special Program on Sustainable development and Health Equity – SDE at PAHO, and I’ve leading this theme at PAHO for the last 15 years, and I am author or mentor of many plans, policy documents and papers. I receive a DSc degree in Community Health from UFRJ, Brazil, with focus on Sustainable Development and Public Health.
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.