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Julian Fisher

An experienced policy advisor specialising in public health and the environment based in Geneva, Switzerland. Also holding a research position at Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics University of Braunschweig - Institute of...Read full bio
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Renzo Guinto

Dr. Ramon Lorenzo Luis R. Guinto (Renzo) is an emerging young leader in global health research, advocacy and education. A graduate of the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) under its accelerated seven-year Integrated Liberal Arts and...Read full bio

Discussions

Role of physicians in helping patients to adapt and in developing public policy to mitigate climate change

As part of the preparations for the 2014 Prince Mahidol Award Conference Dr Julian Fisher ( JF ) spoke to Dr Margaret Mungherera (MM) President of the World Medical Association (WMA) about the role of physicians in helping patients to adapt and in developing public policy to mitigate climate change... Read more

Looking beyond health: broadening perspectives

Looking beyond health: broadening perspectives World Health Organisation recently announced the creation of an expanded Department for Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health. Dr Maria Neira, Director of this new department and Professor Sir Michael Marmot, UCL, London are... Read more

Environmental health determinants account for significant inequities in health

Environmental health determinants account for significant inequities in health As part of the build up to the WHO co-hosted session 'Looking beyond health; broadening perspectives at the Prince Mahidol Conference, Julian Fisher (JF) was pleased to interview Professor P atricia Butterfield (PB),... Read more

The Social Determinants of Health Approach; Looking beyond health, broadening perspectives

A big focus of our social media campaign will be around the social determinants of health. We will have interviews with some of the key global actors and experts, as well as details of an innovative ICT / e-learning project – follow us on twitter to learn about the schedule & news. Details of... Read more

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