Webinar: Impact of Environment on Preterm Birth Rates: What’s Going On? What Can We Do?
Recorded: 22nd April, 2021
Description: The goal of this webinar is to raise awareness, based on sound scientific evidence, about environmental impacts on pregnancy and neonatal/children’s health, leading to change among healthcare providers regarding education and advocacy. It is part of a webinar series on Impact of Climate Change and Environmental Toxicants on Women’s Health planned by the Committee on Climate Change and Toxic Environmental Exposures.
Professor Dame Lesley Regan, FIGO Honorary Secretary, UK
Dr Faysal El Kak, FIGO Vice President, Lebanon
Prof. Linda Giudice, Chair of FIGO Committee on Climate Change and Toxic Environmental Exposures, USA
Prof. Bo Jacobsson, Chair of FIGO Working Group for Preterm Delivery, Sweden
Dr Ruth Etzel, Chair of Advisory Group on Environmental Health for the International Pediatric Association, USA
Dr Bruce Bekkar, Chair of the Public Health Advisory Council of the Climate Action Campaign, USA
Prof. Ditas D. Decena, Co-chair of FIGO Committee on Climate Change and Toxic Environmental Exposures, Philippines
Prof. Nate DeNicola, ACOG Environmental Health Expert, USA
Panel: Dr Jeanne Conry (USA), Dr Jose Cordero (USA), Dr Catalina Valencia (Colombia), Dr Jaideep Malhotra (India), Dr Santosh Pandipati (USA), Dr Joe Leigh Simpson (USA)