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FRAMEWebinar: Linking Conservation and Health

Held on July 18, 2012

9:30-10:30 EDT

WATCH THE WEBINAR HERE

Too often, conservation and development practitioners work on parallel initiatives, neglecting opportunities to work together to move forward in global development.This community space is to provide opportunity for discussion around the upcoming webinar on the Linking Conservation and Health. It will also provide opportunities to explore in more depth the issues of development and health. Join us as experts discuss improving the interconnections between health and the environment and share their own work and experiences.

Presenters will include

Janet Edmond Janet Edmond, Director of Population Environment at Conservation International

Janet Edmond is Director of Population Environment at CI. Since 2004, she has managed USAID-funded integrated health and conservation projects in Madagascar, Cambodia and the Philippines. Together with CI colleagues working on freshwater conservation, Edmond is currently promoting initiatives to better link freshwater conservation and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) efforts in developing countries.

Ms. Edmond will discuss linking conservation to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) to natural resource management (NRM).
Anila Jacob Dr. Anila Jacob, MD, AAAS Fellow with USAID Forestry and Biodiversity Office

Anila Jacob is an internal medicine physician with an MPH in Global Environmental Health, currently completing the second year of a two year American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowship with the Forestry and Biodiversity Office at USAID. Dr. Jacob is interested in the linkages between biodiversity loss and community health.  She is currently coordinating a research project at USAID examining the relationship between biodiversity loss/conservation actions and community health outcomes using Demographic and Health Surveys. Prior to her fellowship, she was a senior scientist at the Environmental Working Group, where her research focused on the impacts of chemical pollutants on human health and the environment.

Dr. Jacob will discuss how the global health community needs to think about NRM and it's impacts, including links between DRR and food security to healthy ecosystems.
File Linking Health and Conservation [Powerpoint] by Radha Arunkumar — last modified Jun 11, 2015 12:27 AM
This is the powerpoint presentation for the Linking Health to Conservation WebinarPresenters:Dr. Anila Jacob, AAAS Fellow with USAID Forestry and Biodiversity Office, discuss why the global health community needs to think about NRM and its impacts, in
File References from FRAMEwebinar: Linking Conservation to Health by Radha Arunkumar — last modified Jun 11, 2015 12:27 AM
These references were mentioned in Anila Jacob's presentation druing the FRAMEwebinar.
File USAID Biodiversity Report 2010 by Radha Arunkumar — last modified Jun 11, 2015 12:27 AM
This report summarizes biodiversity conservation and forestry programs supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in ½scal year (FY) 2009. Biodiversity and forestry are reported together because they are highly interrelate
File Linking Biodiversity Conservation and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: Experiences from sub-Saharan Africa by Radha Arunkumar — last modified Jun 11, 2015 12:27 AM
The paper, authored by David Bonnardeaux and commissioned by Conservation International (CI) in collaboration with ABCG members and development partners, is an evidence-based review of how implementers have integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
File USAID Biodiversity Report 2011 by Radha Arunkumar — last modified Jun 11, 2015 12:27 AM
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