Workshop on Health Co-Benefits at IASS Potsdam

12 &13th Novem­ber, 2018
IASS Pots­dam
Berlin­er St 130, 14467 Pots­dam, Ger­many

On 12 and 13th Novem­ber, 2018, a work­shop titled “Human health, glob­al envi­ron­men­tal change and trans­for­ma­tive action: The case for health co-ben­e­fits” was held at IASS Pots­dam.

Inter­na­tion­al experts from all over the world dis­cussed the social and eco­nom­ic co-ben­e­fits of cli­mate action and solu­tions for healthy cities and shared coun­try-spe­cif­ic expe­ri­ences from Viet­nam, India, Geor­gia, South Africa, and Ger­many. The work­shop was on invi­ta­tion only.


Agen­da Health Co-Ben­e­fits Work­shop

Introduction_Workshop on human health, glob­al envi­ron­men­tal change and trans­for­ma­tive action_The case for health co-ben­e­fits

Set­ting the Scene: Co-Ben­e­fits of Cli­mate Action – 5 Propo­si­tions

Bar­ri­ers to and oppor­tu­ni­ties for the con­sid­er­a­tion of health co-ben­e­fits in the devel­op­ment of cli­mate change mit­i­ga­tion poli­cies

Cli­mate Change in Vietnam_Scientific Facts and Poli­cies

Clin­i­cal Cli­mate Impact Research – The Lungs as the Por­tal Organs, Heat and Air Pol­lu­tion

Evi­dence of green space co-ben­e­fits for human health in cities — the link­ages between the urban ecosys­tem and pub­lic health resilience

Fram­ing Health COBENEFITS in cli­mate change dia­logues for devel­op­ing countries_A case from South Africa

Fram­ing of health co-ben­e­fit­s_per­spec­tives from the inter­na­tion­al pol­i­cy are­na

GREEN and CLEAN Hos­pi­tals

Health and Cli­mate Change_Georgia’s chal­lenges and devel­op­ment pri­or­i­ties

Health Ben­e­fits Relat­ed to a Less Car­bon Inten­sive Pow­er Sec­tor in South Africa

Health Co-Ben­e­fit­s_­Ex­pe­ri­ences from the Cli­mate and Clean Air Coali­tion

Pub­lic Health Rel­e­vance of Air Pol­lu­tion

Study of Health Impact of Low Car­bon Pow­er Sec­tor in India

Sur­vey­ing Perceptions_Connections between air qual­i­ty, mobil­i­ty, and human health

The role of pub­lic health pro­fes­sion­als as advocates_ A case study of urban nature-based solu­tions

Urban Green Infra­struc­ture: co-design for water and health co-ben­e­fits

Cli­mate Resilient Cities are Healthy Cities