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  • WFPHA National Climate and Health Policy Report

    11 November 2015

    Governments unprepared for the health impacts of climate change: global survey A new report by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) reveals many countries are lagging in policies to protect their populations from the adverse health impacts of...
  • WHO calls for urgent action to protect health from climate change – Sign the call

    10 November 2015

    Climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century. Health professionals have a duty of care to current and future generations. They are also on the front line in protecting people from climate impacts, from more heatwaves and other extreme weather events,...
  • Geneva Peace Week - 16 to 20 October 2015

    09 November 2015

    Geneva is home to a large number of international organizations, including more than 40 United Nations entities, a thriving community of non-governmental organizations and renowned academic and research institutions. Together, all these actors work for peace, rights and well-bein...
  • 15th WCPH - Register your interest!

    16 October 2015

    Planning is well underway between the WFPHA and the Public Health Association of Australia for the next World Congress to be held in Melbourne Australia, 3-7 April 2017.  Under the theme « Voices Vision Action » , the congress will provide many opportunities t...
  • Statement on the Refugees Crisis

    15 October 2015

    The WFPHA and EUPHA have jointly developed a statement on the refugees crisis. The statement has been presented at the European Public Health Conference in Milan on October 15th 2015. To read the statement, click here.
  • Towards achievement of the 2020 goal of sound chemicals management

    01 October 2015

    Intervention by Peter Orris, MD, MPH @ at the opening session of the ICCM4 of SAICM in Geneva World Federation of Public Health Associations SAICM Bureau Health Sector Member     Mr. President, Thank you for this opportunity. I would like to thank the secretariat a...
  • 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been adopted

    28 September 2015

    25 September 2015 – The 193-Member United Nations General Assembly have formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new Global Goals, which Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed as a universal, integrated and transformative vision for a b...
  • Chronic Conditions Manual: Prevention & Management of Chronic Conditions in Australia

    25 September 2015

    The Chronic Conditions Manual: Prevention & Management of Chronic Conditions in Australia (the Manual) has been developed in response to demand in an environment not only characterised by high rates of chronic conditions, but one of complex co-morbidities and with a populatio...

Upcoming Public Health Events

International Conference Tunisian Association for the Promotion of Health

Thu Mar 17, 2016 Touzeur, Tunisia
The Tunisian Association for the Promotion of Health will hold its first international conference under the theme of Public health issues in new and pandemic situations.

14th World Congress on Environmental Health

Tue May 03, 2016 Lilongwe, Malawi, BICC
This congress will provide a platform for knowledge exchange of the most recent scientific information and technological advances among Environmental Health practitioners for responding to emerging environmental health risks in an attempt to mitigate against the associated health and economic consequences.

Upcoming World Conference on Public Health

15th World Congress on Public Health

Mon Apr 03, 2017 Melbourne, Australia