SDE Seminar Series towards
Sustainable Development and Environmental Health – SDE - PAHO/WHO
Employment and working conditions for Sustainable Development
Fifth Seminar: 7 March 2012 – PAHO/WHO
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Eastern Standard Time (
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“….There are 468 million people working in the
12:00 - Welcome and introduction
Dr. Julietta Rodriguez-Guzman, Regional Advisor on Workers’ Health, PAHO/WHO.
12:05 - Employment, working conditions and health: a global approach:
Prof. Carles Muntaner, Full Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and School of Medicine,
University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Department of Mental Health, John Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health.
12:35 - Comments:
Prof. Vilma Santana,
12:45 - Questions and Answers.
13:00 - Closing remarks.
Moderador: Dr. Julietta Rodriguez-Guzman, Regional Advisor on Workers’ Health, PAHO/WHO.
How to participate:
Online: via Elluminate link:
- Spanish room: www.paho.org/virtual/SeminariosSDE
- English room www.paho.org/virtual/SDESeminars
In Spanish: Foreword of the book:
Employment, work and health inequalities: a global vision
EMPLEO, TRABAJO Y DESIGUALDADES EN SALUD: UNA VISIÓN GLOBAL
Joan Benach y Carles Muntaner con Orielle Solar, Vilma Santana y Michael Quinlan y la Employment Conditions Network
Grup de Recerca de Desigualtats en Salut - Employment Conditions Network (GREDS-EMCONET), Departament de Ciències Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, España;Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canadá Ministerio de Salud, Secretaría Técnica de Determinantes Sociales de la Salud / Escuela de Salud pública, Universidad Mayor, Chile ;Instituto de Saúde Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brasil; School of Organisation and Management, University of New South Wales, Australia / Work and Health Research Team, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia / Business School, Middlesex University, Reino Unido
SDE Seminar Series towards
"Human beings are at the centre of concerns for sustainable development.
They are entitled to a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature" - Principle 1 of the
The Rio Declaration of 1992 recognizes that healthy populations are central to human progress and sustainable development, and remains equally true today. However, the economic pillar has been prioritized at the expense of the social and environmental pillars of sustainable development over the last few decades, becoming itself a source of volatility and destabilization.
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development,
The SDE Seminar series will happen every Wednesday from 12 to 1pm (
All Seminars will be life-streamed, and opened for participation in person at the PAHO/WHO HQ, or via Elluminate, or via telephone line.
Some of the Seminars will be in English, others in Spanish.
For those who cannot follow the seminar alive, they will be available later at PAHO Rio+20 Toolkit at: http://bit.ly/oxoRdS
Contact Information: Dr. Agnes Soares firstname.lastname@example.org
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