14th World Congress on Public Health
Oral Health for Children - Declaration
On the 19th May 2013 the WFPHA general assembly passed a resolution from the
newly established Oral Health Working Group on access to good for oral health for
children. The declaration had been proposed by the Oral Health Working Group
(OHWG) and endorsed by the WFPHA policy committee.
Read more … Oral Health for Children - Declaration
Declaration of Dubai on Public Health in the Arab World
A significant development in the field of healthcare was the
recent 'Declaration of Dubai on Public Health in the Arab World, that was
signed during the 1st Arab Conference of
Public Health that recently took place in Dubai. In line with the declaration,
healthcare professionals are now discussing ways to begin implementing the
steps laid down in the declaration.
Read more … Declaration of Dubai on Public Health in the Arab World
2013 General Assembly
The 47th WFPHA General Assembly took place on Sunday, 19th May 2013 at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, from 9 am to 1 pm, the day before the opening Ceremony of the World Health Assembly (WHA).
This meeting was attended by representatives from several WFPHA Full Members, approved several
important items of business.
To read the President Annual Report and 2013-2014 Work Plan, click here.
Strategic planning group
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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