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Evidence2Policy Lecture on Air Pollution & Health: how climate change is increasing both acute and chronic disease risk
The George Institute for Global Health, India is organising the fifth evidence2policy (e2p) virtual lecture on December 8, 2021. The topic for the lecture is "Air Pollution & Health: how climate change is increasing both acute and chronic disease risk”

Started in 2017, the e2p lecture is an annual lecture designed to bridge the gap between evidence and policy and is delivered by an eminent academic or policy expert. This year, the lecture is being delivered by Professor Frank J Kelly. Heholds the Humphrey Battcock Chair in Community Health and Policy at Imperial College London, where he is Director of the Environmental Research Group and the Health Protection Research Unit on Environment Exposures and Health. Following the lecture there will be fireside chat moderated by Dr Sundeep Salvi, Director, Pulmocare Research and Education (PURE) Foundation and former Founder Director, Chest Research Foundation.

Professor Kelly leads a substantial research activity which spans all aspects of air pollution research from toxicology to science policy. He has provided support to the WHO on air pollution issues, chaired Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP), the UK’s Expert Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants and is a member of the US Health Effects Institute Review Committee.

Dr Salvi chairs the Chronic Respiratory Diseases Section, Global Burden of Disease, India and is a member on Steering Committee on Air Pollution and Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. He has authored and published more than 250 papers in peer reviewed international journals and is under top 1% of all Respiratory Scientists in the world (Stanford University Report).

Dec 8, 2021 08:00 AM in London

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