The Millennium Development Goals survey
MDGs – A public health professional’s perspective from 71 countries
Theisling M, Tapia L, Borisch B, Laaser U (2013)
Public Health Policy, Federations’ Pages Online Supplement, 34, e1–e22;
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are nowadays discussed at several levels
from governments to grassroots advocacy.
has executed a quali-quantitative survey to explore the opinion of public
health professionals worldwide and their experience concerning the
implementation and achievement of the MDGs with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa.
We received 427 completed questionnaires, from 71 countries.
Read more … The Millennium Development Goals survey
9th PHASA conference and the inaugural conference of the AFPHA
4th Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health
Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health is convened annually. In 2013, the Vietnam
Public Health Association (VPHA) will be the host of the 4th Asia
Pacific Conference on Public Health from 21
– 22 November, 2013 in Nha Trang. The theme for the Conference is
"Climate change and Population
All World Federation of Public Health Associations
(WFPHA) members, VPHA members, scientists, individuals and organizations in and
out of Vietnam interested in the field of public health are kindly invited to
participate in the Conference. Presentations of scientific researches, training programs and
community-based intervention models are welcome.
On-line registration and abstract submission can
be made through the Conference website.
Read more … 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health
Palgrave Macmillan Journals - Free Access in April
1-30, 2013 Palgrave Macmillan will be running its Access All Areas promotion,
in which ALL journals, including Journal of Public Health Policy, have been
made free to view online. WFPHA members
and journal contributors are encouraged to explore topics from the journal’s
30+ years of content - and share the promotion, and their work, with colleagues
For more information, click here.
Read more … Palgrave Macmillan Journals - Free Access in April
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne is installed as 10th Director of the PAHO, Regional Office of the WHO
On behalf of the WFPHA, J.
Chauvin offered to Dr. Carissa F. Etienne the Federation's congratulations for
her election and assured the Federation commitment to work closely with WHO and
PAHO on advocacy for Universal Health Coverage and other priority
Dr. Carissa F. Etienne
expressed her interest in exploring how PAHO can partner with the WFPHA in the
pursuit of Universal Health Coverage and more broadly in advocating for health
in all policies and in addressing the social determinant of health.
Read more … Dr. Carissa F. Etienne is installed as 10th Director of the PAHO, Regional Office of the WHO
Health: the greatest wealth