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2024 Planetary Health Annual Meeting

From Evidence to Action: Confronting Reality
April 16 - 19, 2024
Co-hosted with the Sunway Centre for Planetary Health at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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This event features session titles such as: Workshop for Journalists on Understanding and Reporting Climate, Air Pollution and Health; Decarbonizing Health Systems; Faith for the Planet; Spotlight: Safe and Just Earth System Boundaries and the Transformations Needed to Ensure Human Wellbeing; Transforming Higher Education for Planetary Health; You Can't Plant Ice; Power to the People: How Do We Accelerate a Just Energy Transition?; Leveraging Emotions: Eco-Anxiety, Planetary Health Action, and the Power in Feelings; Every Breath We Take; Beyond Growth and COP: From Profit to Wellbeing; Nursing for Planetary Health - Actualizing the Planetary Health Education Framework; Planetary Crisis and Impact on People; Confronting the Urgency of Energy Transition: Our Responsibility for a Low Carbon Future; Time for an Education Revolution; Air: Stories from Us; Healthy Cities Initiative; Towards a Zero-Waste Society; What is Going On in Research? (Selected oral presentations by researchers); Business and Sustainability - What can we learn from the Malaysian experience to advance Planetary Health?; Climate, Peace, Security and Planetary Health; Planetary Health Needs Healthy Finance; Regenerative Economics - Opportunities for Cities and Local Development; Communications for Planetary Health: Unblocking Channels, Charting Solutions; Climate Justice: The Shape of Things to Come; and Presentation and Adoption of the Kuala Lumpur Call to Action on Planetary Health.

Speakers include but are not limited to:
Dr. Nicole Redvers (University of Western Ontario)
Dr. Samuel Myers (Planetary Health Alliance)
Ms. Claudia Fernandez de Cordoba Farini (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, UK)
Ms. Karima El Korri (UN Resident Coordinator - Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei)
Tan Sri Zakri Abdul Hamid (International Institute for Science Diplomacy and Sustainability)
Prof. Elil Renganathan (Sunway University)
Dr. Garry Aslanyan (WHO Special Programme on Research and Training on Tropical Diseases)
Dr. Koki Takaki (Ministry of Environment, Japan)
Prof. Emerita Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail (Academy of Sciences Malaysia)
Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar (Bursa Malaysia Berhad)
Ms. Meera Sivasothy (Freelance Health Communication Consultant, formerly BFMRadio, Malaysia)
Dr. Paul Bunje (Conservation X Labs)
Prof. Sara Khalid (University of Oxford)
Mr. Alexander Diaz (
Dr. Pablo Suarez (SeedPod LLC)
Ms. Janot Mendler (SeedPod LLC)
Hameed "Ham" Khan (Cartoon Co-Creator)
Eugenia Rojo (Cartoon Co-Creator)
Dr. Erin Hughey (Pacific Disaster Center)
Ms. Chani Goering (Pacific Disaster Center)
Mr. Mohammed Fadli (The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management)
Dr. Nathaniel Uchtmann (Africa Community of Planetary Partners for Health and Environment)
Dr. Raquel Santiago (Federal University of Goias)
Prof. Dr. Teddie Potter (University of Minnesota)
Ms. Tatiana Souza de Camargo (Planetary Health Alliance)
Ms. Vanessa Goes (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
(List for Gender and Planetary Health is not available yet)
Dr. Britt Wray (Stanford University)
Dr. Emma Lawrance (Institute of Global Health Innovation)
Dr. John Jamir Benzon R. Aruta (De La Salle University, Manila)
Dr. Pablo Suarez (Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre)
Ms. Janot Mendler de Suarez (The World Bank)
Dr. Le Anh Tuan (Can Tho University)
Dr. Kiyoshi Tadokoro (Toyo University)
Prof. Dr. Chiho Watanabe (Nagasaki University)
Prof. Tony Capon (Monash University)
Ms. Ushar Daniele (Al- Jazeera)
Datin Zaeidah Binti Mohamed Esa (Ministry of Economy)
Ms. Amierah Amer (WWF-Malaysia)
Ms. Iris Ng Pei Yi (lpsos Strategy 3)
Ms. Suzanne Mooney (The Lost Food Project)
Ts. Mahadhir Aziz (Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation)
Dr. Paula Regina Humbelino de Melo (Federal University of Amazonas)
Dr. Jelena Malogajski (Planetary Health Alliance)
Ms. Jennifer Rasmussen (Planetary Health Alliance)
Ms. Sugitha Kanniaseelan (WWF-Malaysia)
Prof. Tatiana De Camargo (Planetary Health Alliance)
Dr. Kristie Ebi (University of Washington)
Mr. Indra Lim (Health in Harmony)
Ms. Aditi Thorat (Global Commons Alliance)
Ms. Jane Madgwick (Global Commons Alliance)
Prof. Sir. Andy Haines (Planetary Health Alliance)
Dr. Daniel Ruiz de Garibay (Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation)
Dr. Gorka Ruiz de Garibay Ponce (Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition)
Dr. Laetania Belai Djandam (Health Care Without Harm)
Ir. Narendran Ramasenderan (Asia Pacific University)
Ms. Tahirah Banu Mohamed Ariff (WWF Malaysia)
Prof. Or. Joyeeta Cupta (University of Amsterdam)
Dr. Courtney Howard (University of Calgary)
Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi Raja Ali (Sunway University)
Prof. Donald Simeon (The University of the West Indies)
Ms. Inge Relph (Global Choices)
Mr. Afzal Abdul Rahim (Time dotCom)
Mr. Lim Chern Yuan (Vinson Holdings)
Dr. Maria Neira (WHO)
Mr. Owen Pinnell (BBC)
Prof. (Dr.) Arvind Kumar (Medenta)
Dr. Helmy Haja Mydin (Pantai Hospital)
Dr. David Webb (The University of Western Australia)
Dr. Simon Ticehurst (Wellbeing Economy Alliance)
Mr. Danial Rahman (Asian Strategy and Leadership Incorporated, ASLI)
Ms. Lavanya Rama Iyer (WWF-Malaysia and Malaysian CSO-SDG Alliance)
Ms. Shantini Guna Rajan (WWF-Malaysia)
Ms. Zara Phang (WWF-Malaysia)
Dr. Heidi Honegger Rogers (University of New Mexico)
Prof. Dr. Barbara Astle (Trinity Western University)
Dr. Maria Guevara (Medecins Sans Frontieres)
Dr. Peter Gan Kim Soon (MERCY)
Mr. Bruno Jochum (Climate Action Accelerator)
Mr. Rajat Khosla (United Nations University)
Ms. Lai Ling Lee Rodriguez (Medecins Sans Frontieres)
Prof. Dr. Janaka Jayawickrama (Shanghai University)
Mr. Davis Chong (Malaysia Photovoltaic Industry Association)
Mr. Max Lee (Pantas)
Dr. Amjad Mohamed Saleem (International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies)
Dr. James Chrispin Mushi (CUHAS Planetary Health Club)
Dr. Shiwei Ooi (Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust)
Dr. Siti Hannah Zuhairah Mohamad Ariff (Sunway Centre for Planetary Health)
Ms. Felicia Yoon (Arus Academy)
Dr. Salman Khan (International Federation of Medical Students Associations)
Mr. Heng Kiah Chun (Greenpeace Southeast Asia)
Ms. Bhavreen Kahndari (Warrior Moms, India)
Ms. Shweta Narayan (Health Care Without Harm)
Prof. Ruby Pawankar (Asia Pacific Association of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology)
Dr. Kira Fortune (Healthy Cities, Health Promotion and Well-being, WHO Regional Office for Europe)
Prof. Dr. Andrew Kiyu (University Malaysia Sarawak)
Prof. Dr. Keiko Nakamura (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
Prof. Dr. Saori Kashima (Center for the Planetary Health and Innovation Science, The IDEC Institute, Hiroshima University)
Hon. Eelco Eerenberg (Deputy Mayor of the City of Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Hon. Yoshiyuki Sakurai (Mayor of Kameyama City, Japan)
Dr. Aman Karim (National University of Medical Sciences, Pakistan)
Dr. Adeela Bashir (National University of Medical Sciences, Pakistan)
Dr. Atiq Zaman (Curtin University)
Dr. Hina Shan (National University of Medical Sciences, Pakistan)
Dr. Jane Gew Lai Ti (Sunway University)
Ambassador Ong Keng Yong (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University)
Mr. Andre Hoffman (Roche Holding AG)
Datin Seri Sunita Rajakumar (Climate Governance Malaysia)
Ms. Patti Chu (Silverstrand Capital)
Ms. Madelena Mohamed (Bank Negara Malaysia)
Dr. Simon Zadek (Nature Finance)
Mr. Hamdan Abdul Majeed (Think City)
Dato' Seri Paduka Maimunah binti Mohd Sharif (formerly UN Habitat)
Dato' Shahira Ahmed Bazari (Yayasan Hasanah)
Ms. Kate Raworth (Doughnut Economics Action Lab)
Prof. Sarah Finnie (51 Percent Project, Boston University)
Mr. Oliver Lacey-Hall (Sunway Centre for Planetary Health)
Mr. Harjeet Singh (Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative)

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