Synopsis session 9 – Health, heat and extremes

Wednesday 1 October 2014 – Day 2, 5.10-6.30pm
Room 6
Chair: Ros Taplin (University of New South Wales)
THE DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH AND INNOVATIVE POLICIES SPECIFIC TO THE WATER-RELATED IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH IN CAMBODIA – THE “DRIP-SWICCH” PROJECT
Lachlan McIver1,2, Piseth Raingsey3, Kol Hero3, Vibol Chan1, Steve Iddings1, Grace Davies*4
1World Health Organisation, Cambodia Country Office, Cambodia, 2National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australia, 3Ministry of Health, Cambodia, 4Monash University, Australia
Climate change and workplace heat exposure: Perceptions from occupational hygienists
Jianjun Xiang, Peng Bi*, Dino Pisaniello, Alana Hansen
Discipline of Public Health, Australia
Global Green and Healthy Hospitals: a collaborative global network supporting healthcare’s response to climate risk
Fiona Armstrong*1, Andrew McAuliffe2
1Climate and Health Alliance, Australia, 2Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, Australia
Hot Property
Margaret Loughnan*, Matthew Carroll, Nigel Tapper
Monash University, Australia
Hot weather and work-related injury in Melbourne, Australia: Assessment of association using a case crossover approach.
Judith McInnes
Monash University, Australia
Improving knowledge of Tropical Cyclone behavior in Cook Islands as a means of building resilient communities
Turiongo Akavaanga*1, Grant Beard1
1Cook Islands Meteorological Service, Cook Islands, 2COSPPac, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia