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Fixing Pollution: A Winning Formula for Health and Wealth

January 11, 2018 | 11:45 to 13:00 ET, 16:45 to 18:00 GMT
International Monetary Fund HQ 2, Conference Hall 1, Washington DC

Pollution is one of the biggest development challenges facing us today. In 2015, more than 9 million premature deaths were caused by pollution, according to the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health. Learn more from the Commissioners of the Lancet’s new report and join an engaging conversation on what is being done to address the health effects of pollution, including by the World Bank.

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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

President, World Bank Group

Director General and Senior Vice President, Evaluation, World Bank Group

Director, Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank Group

Richard Fuller

President, Pure Earth and Co-Chair of The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health

Senior Director, Environment and Natural Resources, World Bank Group

Lemmy Chibwe Kapinka

Team Leader, Information Technology Client Support Services, World Bank Group

Senior Advisor in the Office of the US Executive Director, World Bank Group

Philip J. Landrigan

M.D., Dean for Global Health, Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, and Co-Chair of The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health