Sustainable Healthcare Forum Aotearoa and Climate Change & Health Conference, Wellington, 16-17 June 2020
From research and innovation to policy and implementation with keynote speaker Dr David Pencheon, former Director of NHS Sustainable Development Unit. See here for more information.
Health for #CLIMATESTRIKE, Friday 27 September 2019, NZ and globally
OraTaiao members will be supporting striking students in centres around the country. See here for more information on joining an event near you. If you are working on 27 September see here for resources to share and actions you can take at work.
Let's put health at the heart of the Zero Carbon Bill! Parliament steps, Wellington, 29 August 2019, 12.30-1.30pm
Support your colleagues submitting on the Zero Carbon Bill. Gathering on Parliament steps 12.30pm-1.30pm. Show up in your health professional attire and scrubs, with stethoscope and ask for Health at the heart of the Zero Carbon Bill! See more here and sign up on Facebook.
Sustainable healthcare forum, Wellington, 8 May 2019, 8am-5pm
Organised by the Sustainable Health Sector National Network, the overarching theme of the forum was ‘The Zero Carbon Bill and the implications for health and the healthcare sector’, with a focus on green buildings and sustainable procurement/supply chain. Download the programme here (PDF), and watch recordings and presentations here.
OraTaiao strategic planning meeting, Wellington, 16 February 2019, 9am-3.30pm
We held our 2-yearly Strategic Planning Meeting at the medical school in Wellington on Saturday 16 February. Thank you to members for providing input into OraTaiao’s strategic direction and priorities for the next two years.
The 2018 State of Public Health lecture: Bigger than the 1918 flu? Tackling this century's public health emergency, Dunedin, 15 November 2018, 12-1pm
OraTaiao Co-convenors Dr Alexandra Macmillan and Dr Rhys Jones spoke on the implications of climate change for health and fairness in Aotearoa, and asked, what can be learnt from last century's public health emergency in dealing with this global threat? See poster here. Watch the lecture on vimeo here.