Environment and Health Special Interest Group


In recent years, concerns about the interactions between environment and human health have increased, with health professionals and policy makers, governments, international bodies, and sectors of the general public recognising the challenges posed by climate change and other environmental pressures.  Evan Willis’s plenary at the 2009 Medical Sociology conference in Manchester highlighted the implications for medical sociological work, and set the scene for symposia on environmental issues at the 2012 and 2013 conferences.