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EASAC-FEAM webinar on "Decarbonisation of the Health Sector"

Presentation and Discussion of our joint commentary

Monday, 10 May 2021 at 2:00 pm CET

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In this 90-minute webinar the European Academy networks EASAC and FEAM will present their latest commentary on the Decarbonisation of the Health Sector. The commentary will be discussed by a panel of experts on this topic and relevant stakeholders. The audience is invited to participate in the discussion through polling and Q&A.


  • Welcome and Introduction to the topic and EASAC & FEAM
  • Presentation on principles and value of decarbonising the health sector
    Professor Andrew Haines, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Presentation of Commentary: How can EU policy-makers help the health sector achieve ambitious targets for decarbonisation (and improving health)?
    Dr Robin Fears, EASAC Biosciences Programme Director
  • Panel Discussion
    moderated by Dr Rosa Castro, FEAM
    • Maria Nilsson, Professor at Department of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University
    • Scott Brady, Climate Programme Manager, Health Care Without Harm Europe
    • Pascal Garel, Chief Executive at HOPE (European Hospital and Healthcare Federation)
    • Kirsty Reid, Director Science Policy at European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
  • Closing



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