Carlos Corvalan

Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health
University of Sydney

Carlos Corvalan (MA, MPH, PhD), is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia. He joined the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1993, where he worked first as a scientist then as the coordinator of environmental and occupational health. Between 2008 and 2015 he was the Senior Advisor on Risk Assessment and Global Environmental Change at the Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). Afterwards he became an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, and until February 2018 was Deputy Director, Environmental Health, at the Ministry of Health, NSW. He has over 100 publications in the field of public health and environment, having contributed to the WHO report Preventing diseases through healthy environments – A global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks (2016); Climate change and health in small island developing States - A WHO special initiative (2019); and more recently WHO Guidance on climate resilient and environmentally sustainable health care facilities (2020).
Dec 2020 14 Dec 19.00- 20.30 (BKK) WS405 Dealing with Disasters Fast and Slow: Health System Resilience for COVID-19 and Climate Change