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  • 14th WCPH - daily bulletins

    23 March 2015

    The daily bulletins of the 14 World Congress of Public Health are available on line.   Click on the corresponding day to read the news: Day 1 - Day 2 - Day 3 - Day 4 - Day 5
  • Mengistu Asnake awarded with the Public Health Service Award

    27 February 2015

    Dr. Mengistu Asnake, Pathfinder International’s Country Representative in Ethiopia and WFPHA president, has received the Public Health Service Award at the opening ceremony of the 26th Ethiopian Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Conference on Feb. 25!. For more informa...
  • Free access to the Journal of Public Health Policy during March!

    26 February 2015

    From March 1-31, 2015 Palgrave Macmillan is offering FREE online access to ALL its journals, including the Journal of Public Health Policy. Affiliated with the World Federation of Public Health Associations, Journal of Public Health Policy broadens public health policy debates b...
  • The Kolkata Call to Action

    20 February 2015

    The 14th World Congress on Public Health on February 15, 2015 in Kolkata, India with delegates gathered from 70 countries around the globe call upon health care providers, government leaders, and all representatives of civil society to take urgent action to mitigate environment...
  • Oral Health Resolutions passed by the WFPHA

    20 February 2015

    Two resolutions on Oral Cancer prevention and Dental public health workforce, submitted by the Oral Health Working group of the WFPHA, have been passed by the WFPHA General Assembly. For more information on the Resolutions and the Oral Health Working Group, click here.
  • Statement by the WFPHA on Electronic Cigarettes

    19 February 2015

    Support for WHO evidence-based publication on electronic cigarettes The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) strongly supports the evidence-based position taken by the World Health Organization (WHO) following publication of its report on the issue of Electroni...
  • Lifetime Achievement Award received by Prof. Abelin

    19 February 2015

    This year the Lifetime Achievement Award has been received by Prof. Theo Abelin. The WFPHA confers a Lifetime Achievement Award to an individual worthy to be especially honored for his/her merits in favor of glob al public health and the WFPHA. To read the laudatio by U. L...
  • The Organizational Excellence Award awarded to the Hanoi School of Public Health

    19 February 2015

    This year the the Hanoi School of Public Health Organizational Excellence Award went to the Hanoi School of Public Health. The WFPHA Organizational Excellence Award was created to recognize outstanding contributions of public health by a non-governmental (NGO) organizatio...

Upcoming Public Health Events

ICN International Conference

Fri Jun 19, 2015 Seoul, Korea
ICN invites nurses from around the world to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation at the ICN Conference to be held 19-23 June 2015 in Seoul, Republic of Korea with the theme “Global Citizen, Global Nursing”.

FPH conference 2015

Tue Jun 23, 2015 Gateshead, United Kingdom
The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) can confirm that it will run its 2015 Annual Conference at Sage, Gateshead following a strong bid led by Eugene Milne, Director of Public Health at Newcastle City Council, and the NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau.

Upcoming World Conference on Public Health

15th World Congress on Public Health

Mon Apr 03, 2017 Melbourne, Australia