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April 2022

ANHE Global Climate Change Committee Monthly Call – April 2022

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

The Climate Change Committee views climate change impacts from a global lens and works to incorporate elements of practice, education, research, and policy/advocacy as it relates to solutions to address this health crisis.  Our current work includes developing educational resources that can be utilized by all specialties of nursing, identifying avenues for advocacy at local, state, and federal levels, and working within nursing organizations to prioritize this issue. This committee encourages participation on an international level, as global unification is…

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WEBINAR: Climate Crisis Threats to Pregnancy and Newborn Health

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+0

Overview Environmental crises have a significant impact on reproductive and maternal health. Scientific research and the experiences of pregnant people, families and the health workers that serve them provide increasing evidence of the effects of wildfires, extreme heat, and other climate impacts, on pregnancy health. Epidemiologic studies link exposure to both extreme heat and wildfire smoke to increased risk of poor maternal health and adverse birth outcomes including preterm birth, low birth weight and stillbirth. Little is in place to try and…

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ANHE Research Forum Monthly Call – April 2022

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Kim Larson, RN, PhD, MPH, FNAP is a professor at East Carolina University College of Nursing in Greenville, North Carolina Title: Safe Drinking Water Study in Guatemala Contaminated drinking water contributes to child mortality. A quasi-experimental study was conducted in Guatemala to examine a community engagement (CE) strategy, a monetary donation for a water filter. Water filters were distributed to households in four villages; three villages (n = 38) participated in the CE strategy (intervention) and one village (n = 56)…

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