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Health is on the agenda at UN climate negotiations — here's why that's a big deal

NPR

The health toll of climate change will come under the spotlight at this year’s international climate negotiations in Dubai, known as COP28, where for the first time the meeting will feature prominent conversations about exactly how a warming planet hurts people.

Kristie Ebi, professor of global health and of environmental and occupational health sciences at the UW, is quoted.

UW Program Delivers Hope for Better Maternal Health Care

UW Magazine

Heart, Soul and Joy provides mothers and mothers-to-be tools to monitor their health at home and guidance about mental health, domestic violence, and nurturing joy and pleasure. UW students, alumni and faculty across disciplines are working with midwives, doulas and others who provide care to underserved populations to address maternal health disparities. 

DGH Continues Chair Search Talks

The DGH Chair Search Committee has extended an invitation to campus to three new candidates for Department Chair of Department of Global Health. All the candidates are accomplished leaders with substantial experience living, working, and partnering with institutions in the Global South. Talks begin Wednesday, November 29.

You are invited to attend each candidate’s:

After Taylor Swift concert death, Brazil searches for accountability

Washington Post

Concertgoers waited for hours in temperatures that reached a heat index of 138 degrees to see Taylor Swift’s first show of the year in Brazil. Many of them were anticipating the concert experience of their dreams: Swift’s Eras Tour had finally come to their country after crashing ticket servers in the U.S. and inspiring its own movie. They didn’t expect to leave feeling like they survived a nightmare.

Kristie Ebi, professor of global health and of environmental and occupational health sciences at the UW, is quoted.