Uppsala Health Summit 2019

Uppsala Health Summit 2019 has the theme Healthy Urban Childhoods and will focus on how to strengthen the child perspective in urban planning to create healthier and more inclusive cities for children. The two-day summit takes place 8-9 October at Uppsala Castle, in Uppsala, Sweden. You can learn more about Uppsala Health Summit on www.uppsalahealthsummit.se

This year we will be live-streaming the opening session of the Uppsala Health Summit on 8th October between 9.00 – 10.30 EST (GMT+1. You can also join on twitter under #UaHS2019. Uppsala Health Summit tweets from handle @Ua_HealthSummit and we will live-tweet from the summit both days under #UaHS2019. The program for the opening session is:

9:00 Uppsala Health Summit Opening
Welcome Address: Uppsala University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Anders Malmberg, Chairman of Uppsala Health Summit Steering Committee

Opening Remarks by H.R.H. Prince Daniel of Sweden

09:30 Plenary Session 1. Time to deliver on children’s mental and physical health
The aim of this session is to achieve a common understanding for the global urbanization, the associated risks to children's health and development, and the changing nature of urban childhoods.
• Dr Graham Alabaster, Chief, Waste Management and Sanitation, UN HABITAT Protecting future generations: An urban future that cares for health
• Dr Fiona Bull, Program Manager, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, World Health Organisation, Active Cities, Active Children
• Jens Aerts, Urban planning specialist, UNICEF

Monika Gutestam Hustus, Enheten för ledningsstöd och samverkan

8 oktober 2019

09:00 - 11:00


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