May 5, 2022, Thursday,
    9:30AM - 11:00AM
    (Manila Standard Time)

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Climate and Health Nexus Webinar 1

Speakers and Panelists

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Our planet’s climate affects the air we breathe, water
we drink, food we eat, and places we live.

Keeping ourselves safe from illness means keeping
our air free from pollution. With collective effort, we can
work towards making sure our air stays clean for a
healthy future.

Climate x Health 101

  • Air pollution kills around 7 million people every year
  • 9 out of 10 people in the world breathe air that exceeds guideline limits for harmful pollutants
  • Close to 4 million people die prematurely every year from exposure to pollution from inefficient cooking practices
  • Air pollution causes increased mortality from stroke, heart disease, COPD, lung cancer, and acute respiratory infections
  • Reducing air pollution means improving the respiratory and cardiovascular health of all Filipinos.

Source: World Health Organization


Three-part Webinar Series