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Conference on climate change and child health

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Conference on climate change and child health

Organised by the Fundació Roger Torné, in collaboration with the Obra Social Fundació 'la Caixa' and the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), the holding of this conference, Roger Torné Foundation "aims to provide a multidisciplinary view, based on a reflective attitude and supported by the results of multiple studies conducted around the world, on the effect of climate change on human health, particularly that of children ", as can be read on site organizer of this meeting.

Call for health professionals
Throughout the days are going to discuss issues of vital importance on climate change and child health, which are presented under the following headings: 'Lights and shadows on the present human influence on climate change process', to by Dr. Joan O. Grimalt, 'Effects of thermal fluctuations on child mortality', by the Dr.Xavier Basagaña, or 'climate scenarios in Catalonia in the XXI century', by the Dr.Xavier Rodo.

Throughout the days are going to discuss issues of vital importance on climate change and child health, which are presented under the following headings: 'Lights and shadows on the present human influence on climate change process', to by Dr. Joan O. Grimalt, 'Effects of thermal fluctuations on child mortality', by the Dr.Xavier Basagaña, or 'climate scenarios in Catalonia in the XXI century', by the Dr.Xavier Rodo.

In turn, as we mentioned in previous lines, scientific management of this conference run by Dr. Jordi Sunyer. CREAL Co and researcher and project director of INMA, the Dr.Sunyer also held two conferences: 'The influence of recent climate changes on the health of adults and children' and 'Climate Change and Human Health'.

There are a total of eight exhibitions, which must be added the panel, of vital importance to all people, medical personnel or not, related to children's health and the environment, hence we see the obligation to remember that Space is limited.

Factsheet
When: 11 and November 12
Where: Auditorio de Barcelona CosmoCaixa (Isaac Newton, 26. 08022, Barcelona)
Registration: free at www.fundrogertorne.org
More information: info@fundrogertorne.org, 93 467 62 06


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