EQUINET Webinars on Climate justice and health equity
Climate-related challenges affect every experience and dimension of health equity in the region. EQUINET invites you to explore this with us in a series of cross-cutting webinars in the coming months. The videos of the sessions are available on the EQUINET site as well as a brief of key points arising from each session in the online EQUINET bibliography.
Join the next webinar on climate justice and trade in east and Southern Africa on December 6th!
The next webinar session is on Climate Justice and trade systems on Wednesday 6th December 1000 Southern African time (1100 East African time) hosted by SEATINI in EQUINET. The webinar will particularly focus on how climate intersects with trade systems that impact on health. We will hear from speakers with experience on these issues at community/local level, at national level and at global level. Visit the link here to register.
The first webinar on how climate justice intersects with protection of the right to health, hosted by the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) was successfully held in July with three interesting speakkers from local/national, regionaland global level and participant views and comments. If you missed it you can watch the session at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4JYeGGGr1o .
The second webinar session on Climate Justice and Urban food and waste management systems was held on Tuesday 29th August hosted by Innovations for Development in EQUINET. The webinar focused on how climate intersects with urban food systens and waste management systems, and their link to water, energy and green spaces. Speakers presented experience on these issues at community/local level, at national level and at global level. The full webinar can be viewed at https://youtu.be/OF7z_QgG8s8
The third webinar session on Climate Justice and primary health care systems was held on Wednesday 25th October hosted by REACH Trust Malawi and IWG in EQUINET. The webinar focused on how climate intersects with equity oriented primary health care systems. Speakers presented experience on these issues at community/local level, at national level and at global level. The full webinar can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjUvKbb6OTo
Expanding promising practice on urban health and wellbeing
EQUINET is supporting a community of practice on promising practice for sustained urban and periurban wellbeing in east and southern Africa to share and review evidence on practice features that could be scaled up across countries. Visit the analytic framework that the community of practice is working with, see the report of the regional meeting. We have just closed the call for holistic case studies on urban health. Please contact us if you are interested in this area of work and have interesting experience, tools and practice to share!