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Ishani Kar-Purkayastha

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Ishani Kar-Purkayastha

Consultant in Public Health
Public Health England

Ishani is a consultant in Public Health in the Extreme Events and Health Protection Team in Public Health England (PHE) which focuses on minimising harm to health from adverse weather and climate change. She is particularly interested on the intersection of climate risk, resilience and existing inequalities as a drivers of vulnerability. Previously, Ishani was consultant in health protection in PHE South East and London teams, with strategic focus on tuberculosis, blood borne viruses and non-infectious environmental hazards. Outside of her role in PHE, Ishani writes fiction and has a practice in creative non-fiction.

Date and Time Session Stream type Role
Friday 25th September
0915-1015
Greener Healthcare that is kinder to respiratory health: Outputs and actions from summits with panel discussion Online Stream 1 Panellist