Health and Climate Change in Oceania

The Lancet Countdown: Health and Climate Change in Oceania

The Lancet Countdown: Health and Climate Change in Oceania is tracking the connections between public health and climate change across Oceania. The Lancet Countdown in Oceania has produced annual indicator reports since 2018 and policy briefs to monitor health and climate change in the region.

About Us

Learn more about the work of the Lancet Countdown: Health and Climate Change in Oceania.

Reports and Publications

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Event Recordings

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Dr Paul Beggs, Director

Paul is an Associate Professor in the School of Natural Sciences at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He is an environmental health scientist with expertise in health and climate change, and his main research focus is the impacts of climate change on allergens such as pollen and allergic diseases such as asthma.

Dr Ying Zhang, Co-Director

Associate Professor Ying Zhang is a senior epidemiologist at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney. Her work has been dedicated to research, education and engagement on climate change and health in Australia and internationally for many years.

Dr Aditya Vyas, Fellow

Dr Aditya Vyas MBBS MPH FAFPHM FHEA GAICD is a public health physician and inaugural Lancet Countdown Oceania Fellow at The University of Sydney. He has held senior leadership roles at the NSW Ministry of Health in Sydney, and is a consultant for the World Health Organization on climate resilience and environmental sustainability in the Pacific.