HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Taking care of humankind at +2°C

HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Taking care of humankind at +2°C

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Contents of the speakers

MONDAY 15TH APRIL 2019

Opening speeches by the Presidents

Pr Jean-Jacques ELEDJAM,
President of the French Red Cross

Dr Francesco ROCCA,
President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and of the Italian Red Cross

Pr Jean-Jacques Eledjam

Dr Francesco Rocca

Opening messages from political, artistic and scientific leading figures

François DE RUGY,
Minister of State, French Minister for Ecological and Solidarity Transition

Laurent FABIUS,
President of the French Constitutional Council, former President of COP21 – Video

David LISNARD,
Mayor of Cannes and Vice-President of the Association des maires de France et des présidents d’intercommunalité (AMF)

Kirsi MADI,
Director of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Dr Tedros ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS,
Directeur général de l’OMS

Dr Maria NEIRA,
Directrice, Département OMS Santé publique, déterminants sociaux et environnementaux de la santé

 

Francois de Rugy

Laurent Fabius

David Lisnard

Ms. Kirsi Madi

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Dr Maria Neira

Round table ‘‘From war to climate: 100 years of humanitarian action”

Pr Jean-Jacques ELEDJAM,
President of the French Red Cross

Dr Francesco ROCCA,
President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and of the Italian Red Cross

Annemarie HUBER-HOTZ,
President of the Swiss Red Cross and Vice-President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Koby LANGLEY,
Senior Vice President of International Services and Service to the Armed Forces, American Red Cross

Mike ADAMSON,
Executive Director of the British Red Cross

Pr Hiroshi HIGASHIURA,
Representative appointed by the President of the Japanese Red Cross

Jimmy KILANG,
Vice President of the Southern Sudan Red Cross Society

Dr Alex PINANO,
President of the Marshall Islands Red Cross

DORIS SCHOPPER,
Member of the Assembly of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva and Director of the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action, former President of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Switzerland

 

Overview of current knowledge on climate/health

Dr Diarmid CAMPBELL-LENDRUM,
Climate Change and Health Team Leader, Public Health and Environment Department, World Health Organization (WHO) – Présentation en pdfVideo

Dr Nick WATTS,
Executive Director of the Lancet Countdown – Présentation en pdfVideo

Pr. Sir Andy HAINES,
Former Chair of the Lancet/Rockefeller Foundation Commission on Planetary Health,
Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health, London School of Hygiene
and Tropical Medicine – Video

Reducing the health risks of disasters

Omar ABOU-SAMRA, (Président)
Director of Preparedness Programs and Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC)

Thuy-Binh NGUYEN, (Rapporteur)
Technical Advisor Disaster Risk Reduction/ Climate Change Adaptation, French Red Cross – Vdeo

Fernando BRIONES,
Researcher at the University of Colorado-Boulder, member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the National Coordination of Civil Protection of Mexico – First pdf presentationSecond pdf presentation

Nancy CLAXTON,
Senior officer of health promotion in the Community health and emergency service, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) – pdf presentation

Thierry FAUVEAUX,
Territorial director for the West Indies and Emergency coordinator for the Atlantic zone at the French Red Cross – Video

JC GAILLARD,
Associate professor at The University of Auckland – First pdf presentationSecond pdf presentation

Pr Virginia MURRAY,
Head of Global Disaster Risk Reduction, Public Health England – pdf presentation

Michael SZOENYI,
Leader of the Flood Resilience Program, Zurich Insurance – pdf presentationVideo

Adapting to heat waves in urban areas

Dr Maarten K. VAN AALST,
Director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Cheikh KANE,
Climate Change Resilience Policy Advisor at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

Amy DAVISON,
Head of Climate Change at the Environmental Management Department of the City of Cape Town (South Africa) – pdf presentation

Sujoud GHALLAB,
Assistant head of Risk Management, Global Center for Mass Gatherings Medicine (GCMGM), Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia – pdf presentation

Karine LAAIDI,
Epidemiologist, Project Manager «Climate and Health» at Public Health France – pdf presentation

Pr Camilo MORA,
Professor at Hawaii University – First pdf presentationSecond pdf presentationThird pdf presentationFourth pdf presentation

Dr Joy SHUMAKE-GUILLEMOT,
Co-chair of Global Heat Health Information Network (GHHIN), World Health Organization/World Meteorological Organization Climate and Health Office – pdf presentation

 

Preventing epidemics: a community and public
health oriented approach

Philippe QUÉNEL, (Président)
Director of Laboratory for Study and Research in Environment and Health (LERES), at Ecole des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP)

Sendy VEERABADREN, (Rapporteur)
Head of delegation at the Americas-Caribbean Regional Response Platform (PIRAC) – pdf presentationVideo

Awa Marie COLL-SECK,
Minister of State to the President of Senegal – pdf presentation

Jean-François GUÉGAN,
Research professor at French National Institute for Research on Sustainable Development (IRD) and at French National Institute of Research for Agriculture (INRA) – pdf presentation

Dr Stanislas REBAUDET,
Clinical infectious disease Doctor and Epidemiologist (Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Marseille) – pdf presentation

Éric SAM-VAH,
Deputy Head of Delegation at French Red Cross Indian Ocean Regional Response Platform (PIROI) – pdf presentation

Tonje TINGBERG,
Public Health in Emergencies Coordinator, Norwegian Red Cross – pdf presentation

 

Meeting mental health and psychosocial support needs

Dick CLOMÉN, (Président)
Project Manager, Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Project on Addressing Mental
Health Consequences of Armed Conflicts, Natural Disasters and other Emergencies

Cécilie ALESSANDRI, (Rapporteur)
Head of the Psychosocial Unit in the International Relations and Operations Department, Franch Red Cross

Susan CLAYTON,
Whitmore-Williams Professor of Psychology, College of Wooster, and Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – pdf presentationVideo

Dr Fathy FLEFEL,
Director of the Palestine Red Crescent Society Psycho Social Department

Joseph O. PREWITT DIAZ,
Practitioner scholar in Disaster Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, American
Red Cross – pdf presentation

Nana WIEDEMANN,
Director of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support – pdf presentation

 

TUESDAY 16TH APRIL 2019

Promoting access to universal health coverage

Laurent CHAMBAUD, (Président)
Director of the École des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP)

Dr Emanuele CAPOBIANCO, (Rapporteur)
Director for Health and Care at International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Dr Githinji GITAHI,
Group Chief Executive Officer of Amref Health Africa, Co-chair of the UHC2030 Steering Committee – Video

Virginie LE MASSON,
Research Associate, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Dr Christophe PAQUET,
Head of the Health and Social Protection Division, French Development Agency (FDA)

 

 

 

Facing the health challenges associated with climate-related migration

Dr Emanuele CAPOBIANCO,
Director for Health and Care at International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Stéphanie GIRON,
Policy Officer, Social Inclusion and Access to Fundamental Rights Unit, Social Action Department, French Red Cross

Mariam TRAORE CHAZALNOEL,
Expert in Migration, Environment and Climate Change, International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Présentation pdf

Jacqueline DEROIN DE GAILLANDE,
Secretary General of the Vanuatu Red Cross Society – pdf presentation

Lasha GOGUADZE,
ocal point for Health and Migration, Health Department, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Dorothy Mwari NKONGE-NGUMBAU,
Danish Red Cross Country Coordinator for Kenya – pdf presentation

Sylvain PONSERRE,
Senior monitoring Coordinator, Data & Analysis Department of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) – pdf presentation

Jozef BARTOVIC,
Technical Officer, Migration and Health Programme, World Health Organization
(WHO) Regional Office for Europe – pdf presentation

 

Preventing health needs related to the combined effects of conflict and climate change

Pr Doris SCHOPPER, (Président)
Member of the Assembly of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Professor
at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva and Director of the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action, former President of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Switzerland

Frédéric CASIER, (Rapporteur)
Legal adviser on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Relations with the Movement at the Belgian Red Cross

Bastien ALEX,
Co-director of the Geopolitical Observatory of climate change impacts in terms of security and defense, French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS)- pdf presentation

Pr Dorothea HILHORST,
Professor of Humanitarian Aid & Reconstruction at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam – Video

Bruno JOCHUM,
[Former Director General of Médecins sans frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Geneva Operational Centre] – pdf presentation

Jimmy KILANG,
Vice President of the Southern Sudan Red Cross Society

Dr Esperanza MARTINEZ,
Head of Health, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Dr Mohammad SALIM BAHRAMAND,
Health Program Director, Afghan Red Crescent Society

 

Fighting against food insecurity and malnutrition

Michel MAIETTA,
Director, Analysis and Strategy at Actions Against Hunger (ACF-UK), Initiator and Facilitator, Interagency Regional Analysts Network (IARAN)

Cécile WILS,
Head of the Water, Sanitation, Food Security and Construction Division, International Relations and Operations Department, French Red Cross – Video

Gema ARRANZ BENITO,
Delegate at the Livelihood Centre, Africa Region, Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) – pdf presentation

Anne-Sophie DESMARIS,
Regional technical advisor for health and nutrition for West and Central Africa,
French Red Cross – pdf presentation

Cindy HOLLEMAN,
Senior Economist in the Agricultural Development Economics Division (ESA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – pdf presentation

Soenke KREFT,
Director, the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) – pdf presentation

Kathryn OGDEN,
Nutrition-sensitive programme officer, World Food Programme (WFP) – First pdf presentationSecond pdf presentation

Dr Halima SAADO ABDILLAHI,
Head of Research and Learning at the International Center for Humanitarian
Affairs (ICHA) – pdf presentationVideo

 

 

Protecting ecosystems to promote health

Louis Roger ESSOLA ETOA,
Chairman of the Commission for Dense and Humid Forest Ecosystems of Central
Africa (CEFDHAC)

Marie-Agnès TUR,
Head of the ‘‘Future of International Action’’ mission, French Red Cross

Isao FRANK,
Executive Director and Secretary General of the Red Cross of Micronesia

Dr Karounga KEITA,
Director Sahel of Wetlands International – pdf presentation

Juriaan LAHR,
Director of International Operations, Netherlands Red Cross – pdf presentation

Marina MAIERO & Cristina ROMANELLI,
Technical Officer, Health and Climate Change Team, Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization (WHO) – Manager, CBD-WHO Joint Work Programme on Biodiversity & Health Biodiversity,
Human Health & Sustainable Development Goals, Secretariat of the Convention on
Biological Diversity – First pdf presentationSecond pdf presentation

 

Financing and governing climate-health initiatives more effectively

Claus HAUGAARD SORENSEN,
Former Director of European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
department (ECHO)

Elhadj AS SY
Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Founding member of the Global Commission on Adaptation

Jean-Louis de BROUWER,
Director of Operations at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Philippe JAHSHAN,
President of Coordination Solidarité urgence développement (SUD)

Dr. Jemilah MAHMOOD,
Under Secretary General for Partnerships at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) – pdf presentation

Alexandra RÜTH,
Head of Taskforce “Humanitarian Adaptation to Climate Change” (Forecast Based Financing), International Cooperation Department, German Red Cross

Dr Agnès SOUCAT,
Director of Health Systems Governance and Financing, World Health Organization (WHO)

 

 

 

 

Calling to action and communicating to instigate change

Cyrielle HARIEL,
Impact journalist, “change maker” and author

Tarek EZZINE,
Liaison Officer for Public Health Issues, International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) – pdf presentation

Dr Vijay LIMAYE,
Climate Change and Health Science Fellow, Science Center, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Member of The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education – First pdf presentationSecond pdf presentation

Pr Edward MAIBACH,
Director of the Centre for Climate Change Communication (George Mason University)
and senior advisor of The Medical Society Consortium on Climate Change and Health – pdf presentation

Magali PAYEN,
President of MP Productions, youtuber and initiator of the #onestprêt movement – VideoL’affaire du siècle (video)

Pablo SUAREZ,
Associate Director for Research and Innovation, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) – pdf presentation

 

 

 

Tribute to the 100th anniversary of the IFRC of Elhadj AS SY, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Advocacy of the Commission for Future Generations

REDx 15TH APRIL 2019

PRESENTATION OF INNOVATIVE PROJECTS AND LOCAL INITIATIVES

WHAT NOW SERVICE: OUTIL D’ACTION PRÉCOCE – Vidéopdf presentation
developed by the Red Cross and Red Crescent’s Global Disaster Preparedness Center in partnership with Google, to increase the speed and dissemination of disaster preparedness and risk reduction messages
Omar ABOU-SAMRA, Director of Preparedness Programs and Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GPDC)

ENHANCING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE TO FLOODING, THE ZURICH PROGRAM, – First pdf presentationSecond pdf presentation
Michael SZOENYI, Leader of the Flood Resilience Program, Zurich Insurance

MATHEMATICAL MODELLING OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES – pdf presentation
Dr Simon CAUCHEMEZ, Head of the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases Unit, Institut Pasteur

THE APP THAT SAVES YOU – pdf presentation
An application to learn life-saving actions and proper responses in an emergency situation
Diane ISSARD, Global First Aid Reference Centre (GFARC) and
Omar ABOU-SAMRA, Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GPDC)

FORECAST-BASED FINANCING TO REDUCE HEATWAVE VULNERABILITY IN HANOI, VIETNAM – pdf presentation
Alexandra RÜTH, Head of Task Force Humanitarian Adaptation to Climate Change, German Red Cross

HEALTH PROMOTING SCHOOLS, PROGRAM TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND NATURE EDUCATION IN INDIAN SCHOOLS – pdf presentation
Priya PRAKASH, Founder and CEO of HealthSetGo

A MODIFIED VERSION OF THE GAME “DECISIONS FOR THE DECADE” – pdf presentation
(commandé par l’économiste en chef de la Banque mondiale pour le développement durable, Marianne FAY)

APPLIED ON HEALTH & CLIMATE RISK ISSUES – pdf presentation
Pablo SUAREZ, Associate Director for Research and Innovation, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

 

 

 

Omar Abou Samra

Michael Szonyi

Dr Simon Cauchemez

Diane Issard & Omar Abou-Samra

Alexandra Rueth

Priya Prakash

Fondation Croix-Rouge française

Pablo Suarez

REDx 16TH APRIL 2019

PRESENTATION OF INNOVATIVE PROJECTS AND LOCAL INITIATIVES

USING BIOMETRIC IRIS TECHNOLOGY TO REAL-TIME HEALTH DATA MANAGEMENT IN A REFUGEE CAMP – pdf presentation
Dorothy Mwari NKONGE-NGUMBAU, Danish Red Cross Country Coordinator for Kenya

 

BLOCKCHAIN OPEN LOOP CASH TRANSFER – Vidéopdf presentation
Dr Halima SAADO ABDILLAHI, Head of Research and Learning
at the International Center for Humanitarian Affairs, Kenyan
Red Cross

 

#GLOBAL DISPLACEMENT RISK MODEL – pdf presentation
Predictive Analysis for disaster displacement
Sylvain PONSERRE, Senior monitoring Coordinator,
Data & Analysis Department of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)

 

CLIMATE-HEALTH THREATS MAP – pdf presentation
An innovative website that allows people to zoom in on health effects of climate change in their own community
Dr Vijay LIMAYE, Climate Change and Health Science Fellow, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

 

EDUCATION TOOLKIT ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, ADAPTATION
TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL
CHILDREN IN HAITI – pdf presentation
Natalia CORRO BARRIENTAS, Disaster Risk Reduction
Program Coordinator, Americas-Caribbean Response
Platform (PIRAC) – Video recording of the conference

 

 

 

 

Dorothy Mwari Nkonge-Ngumbau