SPE Online Education
Community Health and Wellbeing: a Pillar of Responsible and Sustainable Projects
Recorded On: 11/13/2019
This webinar consists of four sections:
#1 - Introduction of the issue of community health and its determinants.
#2 - Case Study 1 - In the recent years, IOGP Companies mission are focusing not only on energy but also on a possible role in sustainable development of partner countries recognizing, in the general objective of the socio-economic development, the promotion of social/health welfare as an essential requirement. In this regard, a HIA (or ESHIA) could provide the opportunity to widen the situation analysis beyond the Industrial area of influence, and impacts mitigation purposes, converging on Public Social/Health needs of a given population in their wider administrative and/or territorial context. Therefore, the results of HIA could easily provide “food for thoughts” and the opportunity of integrating mitigation plans with wider and comprehensive Community Health initiatives, for instance, in a District or Province. Eni, based on its best practices, will present their internal process for identifying and managing health impacts as part of their ESHIA system and will illustrate its possible advantages and experience of this approach.
#3 - Case Study 2 - Public health at BP integrates occupational and community health initiatives to enhance the wellbeing of its workforce, their families and the communities where BP operates and lives through collaborative, sustainable programs aimed at: facilitating access to care; building capacity and capability; communicating risk and promoting responsible science. BP will present a case study developing a public health strategy for BP business in Angola. It will provide an overview of the community investment strategy in Angola with a focus on framework used to enhance interface and provide synergies between different sectors (private, public, third sector) in regards to public health initiatives and social performance agendas to reduce duplication of efforts and maximise benefits.
#4 - Panel Discussion
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Regional Health Advisor and Eni Foundation Myanmar Project Team Leader
Yina is currently working as regional health advisor in Eni Far East region and Eni Foundation Myanmar project team leader, based in Yangon, Myanmar. She is specialized in public health project management and HIA in developing country setting. She provides supervision for the Health Impact Assessments (HIA) since 2013, which the company conducts in multiple geographic regions in both the project and strategic level. She was involved in the oil & gas industry HIA guideline revision led by the company. At the moment, Yina also co-chairs the Health Section of International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), as leading global network on impact assessment.
Public Health, Health Informatics and Systems Director, BP
Delya works in BP’s corporate health and leads a team managing global health systems, health performance data analysis and public health. Her previous health roles at BP included managing health programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and the UK. Delya’s professional focus is on digital health and broader public health issues. She is passionate about health impact assessment processes within the industry. She lives in Washington DC with her family, and is focusing on completing her part time doctorate at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.
Senior Communications Advisor, BP
Joyce is responsible for curating, creating and planning delivery of internal communications content across BP North Sea region, in line with continuous improvement plans. Her previous role as Sustainability Manager in Angola included managing and implementing the community and social investment portfolio in support of BP´s activities in the country. Joyce is experienced in delivery of participatory social research and events management in Angola and the UK. Her main interests include working in strategic planning, developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and volunteering in mentoring schemes for youth as well as disaster and humanitarian initiatives.
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