Climate Change, Health, & Justice: A Workshop on Community-Engaged Research to Promote Health Equity

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The National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities presents "Climate Change, Health, & Justice: A Workshop on Community-Engaged Research to Promote Health Equity."

July 29, 2024, 12:30 – 5:30pm Eastern Time
July 30, 2024, 1:00 – 5:00pm Eastern Time

(Workshop will be held virtually)

This workshop examines the state of the science to stimulate community-engaged, multi-level intervention research on this topic. The event convenes researchers, clinicians, and community partners for a series of presentations, panel discussions, and flash talks to:

  • Hear varied perspectives on innovations to decrease health disparities associated with climate change.
  • Identify mechanisms and processes required for successful multi-level interventions that strengthen resilience and adaptation to health effects from climate change. 
  • Identify research gaps and opportunities to promote climate justice through community-engaged research.
  • Strategize future research directions.

Sessions include:

Session 1: Protecting Farm Workers from the Health Effects of Extreme Heat in Occupational and Community Health Settings
Session 2: Preparing Rural and Tribal Communities for Sustained Wildfire Smoke
Session 3: The Role of Sovereignty in Indigenous and Planetary Health in the Context of Climate Change
Session 4: Increasing Household and Community Energy Resilience to Protect the Health of Minoritized Populations Living in Underserved Areas
Session 5: Intervention Needs for Natural Disasters Caused by Climate Change Among Populations Experiencing Health Disparities
Session 6: Panel Discussion on Methodological Challenges and Opportunities

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