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Webinar Agendas

WEBINAR #1 AGENDA

Health in the Context of Sustainable Economic Frameworks

May 23, 2013
2:30 pm–4:00 pm EDT

This webinar series is organized with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization.

Webinar Goals and Objectives

•   Provide an overview of current work under way focusing on gross domestic product (GDP) and the “beyond GDP” initiative.

•   Discuss novel economic frameworks that include health capital in the assessment, including measures of both mental and physical well-being as well as the human health impact of exposures and risks.

•   Identify opportunities for further engagement with the various “beyond GDP” efforts.

Opening

    John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (Moderator)

    Senior Advisor for Public Health

    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences



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A Webinar Agendas WEBINAR #1 AGENDA Health in the Context of Sustainable Economic Frameworks May 23, 2013 2:30 pm–4:00 pm EDT This webinar series is organized with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization. Webinar Goals and Objectives • Provide an overview of current work under way focusing on gross domestic product (GDP) and the “beyond GDP” initiative. • Discuss novel economic frameworks that include health capital in the assessment, including measures of both mental and physical well-being as well as the human health impact of exposures and risks. • Identify opportunities for further engagement with the various “beyond GDP” efforts. Opening John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (Moderator) Senior Advisor for Public Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 61

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62 INCLUDING HEALTH IN GLOBAL FRAMEWORKS Going Beyond GDP: Opportunities and Challenges Kevin J. Mumford, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics Purdue University Inclusive Wealth: Incorporation of Health Information Anantha Kumar Duraiappah, Ph.D. Executive Director International Human Dimensions Programme United Nations University Happiness and Public Policy Richard Easterlin, Ph.D. Professor of Economics University of Southern California Synthesis and Response R. David Simpson, Ph.D. Director Ecosystem Economic Studies National Center for Environmental Economics U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Discussion Closing John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. ADJOURN

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APPENDIX A 63 WEBINAR #2 AGENDA Health in the Context of Global Climate Change June 27, 2013 2:30 pm–4:00 pm EDT This webinar series is organized with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization. Webinar Goals and Objectives • Provide an overview of the set of shared socioeconomic pathways being developed to aid in the modeling and analysis of climate change mitigation and adaptation. • Discuss key narrative elements that can be utilized to describe health in the context of changing global climate change. • Identify mechanisms for developing and disseminating these climate change scenarios. Opening John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (Moderator) Senior Advisor for Public Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Overview of the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways for Modeling Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Kristie L. Ebi, Ph.D., M.P.H. Independent Consultant ClimAdapt, LLC Engaging Key Partners and Institutions in Developing and Disseminating Climate Change Scenarios Stéphane Hallegatte, Ph.D. Senior Economist The World Bank

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64 INCLUDING HEALTH IN GLOBAL FRAMEWORKS Reflections on Scenario Planning Marc Levy Deputy Director, The Earth Institute Columbia University Discussion Closing John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. ADJOURN

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APPENDIX A 65 WEBINAR #3 AGENDA Health in the Context of United Nations Processes to Develop Post-2015 Goals and Sustainable Development Goals July 25, 2013 2:30 pm–4:00 pm EDT This webinar series is organized with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Pan American Health Organization. Webinar Goals and Objectives • Provide an overview of the sectors in which health-related indicators are best supported scientifically and could have the most impact within the various United Nations processes under way. • Review the key points and gaps in existing efforts to develop new goals and indicators for the post-2015 development agenda. • Discuss challenges associated with comparing across cobenefit studies from various sectors with varying levels of evidence and identify a minimum set of standards for a simple comparison framework. Opening John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. (Moderator) Senior Advisor for Public Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Overview of the Report A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies Through Sustainable Development John Norris, M.P.A. Executive Director Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative Center for American Progress

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66 INCLUDING HEALTH IN GLOBAL FRAMEWORKS The Global Thematic Consultation and Incorporating Environmental Health into the Post-2015 Development Agenda Kumanan Rasanathan, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H. Health Specialist United Nations Children’s Fund Response to the Report’s Findings and Recommendations Andrew Haines, M.D., MBBS Professor of Public Health and Primary Care London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Discussion Closing John M. Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. ADJOURN