Climate change, displacement and health: What can we learn from COVID-19?

Talk Tuesday - September 29, 2020

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how systems respond to crisis and highlighted the role of public health and public policy in preparing for, mitigating, and responding to a global crisis. The lessons learned from COVID-19 will be discussed in relation to the climate crisis, and strategies to reduce vulnerability, increase preparedness, and build community capacity to adapt and respond to future climate-related hazards will be highlighted.

Presenter

Catherine Baxter RN, PhD

Catherine has worked in nursing education for over twenty years in teaching and administrative positions. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Brandon University and a member of the steering committee for the Community Health Nurses of Manitoba. Her current research interests include rural nursing and workforce migration.