WHO Rural Health Equity Webinar Series

Intersectoral action with the agricultural sector for strengthening primary health care

November 29, 2021

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Time: 13:00-14:30 CET

Greeting by the Chair:
Theadora Swift Koller, Senior Technical Advisor, Health Equity, Director General’s Office, WHO/HQ


  • Bringing the rural health physician perspectives into cooperation between agriculture and health sectors – Joy Mugambi, Family Physician, Kenya & Council Member Rural WONCA
  • Cooperation between the health and agricultural sector for occupational health safety and services – Ivan Ivanov, Scientist, Environment, Climate Change and Health, WHO/HQ
  • One Health and poverty reduction: a livestock perspective – Ugo Pica Ciamarra, FA
  • Programme Mura: The experience of linking health, agriculture and rural development for health equity in Slovenia – Tatjana Buzeti, Policy Officer, WHO European Office for Investment for Health and Development

Closing remarks:

Bruce Chater, Chair, WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice; and Nicole Valentine, Programme lead for the Multi-country Special Initiative for Action on the Social Determinants of Health for Advancing Equity, WHO/HQ


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