Melbourne Demand for Action! The result of the 15WCPH!  Read the document here

IMPORTANT: the Delegates of the World Congress of Public Health 2017 gathered in Melbourne, noting the excalation of atrocity in Syria have demanded the immediate and total abolition of all chemical, biological and nuclear weapons by the governments of all countries.

Launch of the “Diplomat of the Global Charter”

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During the 15th WCPH, WFPHA has officially launched the campaign for the “Diplomat of the Global Charter” and all health and public health professionals have been welcome to apply.

Diplomat of the Global Charter

Public health professionals committed to improving global public health through the implementation of the Global Charter for the Public’s Health are invited to apply for this prestigious role.
The Diplomat of the Global Charter will spread the Charter within his/her country and network, and sustain this global public health revolution within his/her working and living context.

The Diplomat support Charter implementation activities with a fees of : $200 USD/year

We offer to the Diplomat:

  • Diplomat name listed on the WFPHA website Global Charter's Diplomat page
  • Diplomat 100-word bionote once in the WFPHA Facebook page
  • Use of the title "Diplomat of the Global Charter" after his/her signature for the year selected
  • 5% reduction on the entrance fees to the next World Congress on Public Health following subscription to Diplomat

For more information about the 15th World Congress on Public Health  please see the tabs below.

About the 15th WCPH

The World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) is held every 3 years by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) and attracts on average 2,000-4,000 delegates. 2,700 delegates have attended in Melbourne.

The Congress serves as an international forum for the exchange of knowledge and experiences on key public health issues, contributing towards protecting and promoting public health at a national and global level.


This Congress aims to improve public health by:

  • Engaging diverse voices, ideas, vision and actions of committed professionals and citizens to strengthen and transform the global public health effort and influence decision makers
  • Analysing, demonstrating, and sharing local, regional and global public health lessons particularly gender and discrimination
  • Examining the effective translation of evidence based science into action
  • Articulating and promoting the pivotal role of health in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Supporting and nurturing the next generation of public health leaders
  • Building on the intent of the Kolkata Declaration 2015 and Global Charter for Public Health
  • Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the WFPHA
  • Celebrating World Health Day, 7 April 2017.

Outcomes: Demand For Action - Melbourne 2017

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