18/10/2016 Tackling Air Pollution and Climate Change Together with Health

Tuesday 18th October   6:45 pm – 8:30 pm

UK Health Alliance on Climate Change

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regents Park London NW1 4LE

For the first time major medical institutions – including the Royal Colleges of Nursing, Paediatrics, Physicians, and General Practitioners – are coming together to discuss air pollution and climate change, with leading experts proposing how to align action on air pollution and climate change in a way that is beneficial to health.

Speakers: Keynote presentations and a panel discussion from a range of speakers, including Professor Neena Modi (President of the RCPCH), Professor Frank Kelly (Chair of the Government’s Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollution), and Dr Fiona Godlee (Editor in Chief of the BMJ). Discussions followed by the opportunity to ask questions and an evening reception.

The event also sees the launch of the report ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ from the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change. The Health Alliance brings together the UK’s leading health institutions, representing 600,000 healthcare professionals, including Royal Medical and Nursing Colleges, Faculties, medical journals, and Associations.

Free but booking essential.