WSPID Webinar – Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Age of Climate Change: Research Trends and Mitigation Strategies

WSPID Webinar – Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Age of Climate Change: Research Trends and Mitigation Strategies

We are delighted to extend our invitation to you for the upcoming WSPID Webinar, an invaluable opportunity for pediatric infectious disease specialists and researchers such as yourself!

Date: 16 July 2024
Time: 15:00 CEST Convert to your own time zone

About the Webinar

Join us for presentations and a Q&A on the latest research and practical approaches to addressing the impact of climate change on pediatric infectious diseases. Experts will discuss current research trends, biases, and effective health surveillance tools to predict and mitigate these emerging health challenges.

Speakers: Paige Van de Vuurst, PhD Candidate (USA) and Prof. Charbell Miguel Kury (Brazil)
Moderators: Prof. Mark Cotton (South Africa), Dr. Eiman Alblooshi (UAE) and Dr. Lilian Beatrice Maliro (Malawi)


1. Introduction

2. Climate change impacts on health and global trends in recent research – Paige Van de Vuurst

3. Health surveillance tools to predict and mitigate pediatric infectious diseases in a climatic changed world – a real-life experience – Prof. Charbell Miguel Haddad Kury

4. Q&A Learning


  • Identify three key trends linking climate change and pediatric infectious diseases to inform local healthcare decisions.
  • Assess pediatric vulnerabilities to climate change and develop community-specific mitigation strategies.
  • Advocate for the use of evidence-based health surveillance tools to monitor and address climate change impacts on pediatric infectious diseases in your community.

Certificate of Attendance / CME Credits

We will be offering a certificate of attendance for joining the live session. You will be able to claim a certificate after filling in the post-session evaluation form at the end of the session. A link to the survey will also be sent to all who attended live, after the session. Additionally, participants will be able to claim CME credits for attending this webinar through the WSPID Global eLearning Portal 2 days after the live session.

Session Recording

A recording of this webinar will be made available after the live event on the WSPID Global E-Learning Portal. Please register to receive a link to the recording. Create a free account on the Portal today to access this and all future sessions.