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There is currently an opportunity to enable countries and researchers to access useable, directly comparable data on prison health governance, systems and administration.

During 2016 and 2017 WHO (Europe) regional office provided the questionnaire to WHO national contact points in member countries in the Europe region. So far 38 of these member countries have completed the survey, in consultation with their prison health authorities, via a system for on-line data entry.

The next stage is to expand this questionnaire to other WHO regions. A coalition is forming to undertake this work and make the minimum dataset truly global, with an initial focus on Asia Pacific countries.

The project is being developed in collaboration with the WHO (Europe) Health in Prisons Program, which will host the results on the existing platform.

To read the whole document click here.


On March the 5TH 2018 the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) has had acknowledge about the letter that SESPAS (Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Gestión Sanitaria) affiliated to WFPHA has remitted to you regarding the Assessment Council of Health. We agree with the two points raised by SESPAS in their letter and support them.

Any public policy on health needs a public health vision in order to be comprehensive and effective. The values and principles of public health are inherent to any action aimed at improving the health of the population as shown by the history and performance of the World Health Organization (WHO) and other global health related organizations.

We kindly ask you to reconsider the possibility of nominating a reference expert the field of public health.

Equity is among the principles of public health this is why we also would be grateful if you consider the gender issue suggested by SESPAS. We think that you as Minister not of Health, Social Services and Equity are in an unbeatable position to make decisions that have an impact on the population and promote social changes towards gender equality. To read the letter click here.

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We open an invitation to you for the International Global Health & Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop in 2018. This is an event that will provide guidance and insight to face antimicrobial resistance through the sharing of knowledge and development of innovative ideas.

This workshop will be held on May 23rd, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. Participation in the workshop is free but registration is mandatory. Click here to register. Space is limited and it is first come first serve – do not wait to register!

This event will consist of high level keynote speakers, interactive discussion, and small group activities with an AMR theme. We are accepting theme idea's so if interested please email a brief abstract and the title/name of who will lead the small group activity to .

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Wednesday 14 March 2018 - Friday 16 March 2018


English below:

Consciente de la nécessité pour l'Afrique de s'approprier cette innovation et de sa contribution intellectuelle au processus initial de conception de cette Charte, l'Association Camerounaise de Santé Publique (CAMPHA) en collaboration avec la Fédération Mondiale des Associations de Santé Publique (WFPHA) et la La Fédération des Associations de Santé Publique dont elle est membre, prend l'initiative d'organiser au Cameroun un forum international pour la promotion (FAASP) de la nouvelle Charte Mondiale. Le forum sera structuré de la façon suivante: une conférence inaugurale de la WFPHA; conférences thématiques en plénière; ateliers; symposiums; communications orales dans des sessions parallèles; communications affichées; réunions parallèles; un programme social et une séance plénière de clôture.

Mindful of the need for Africa to take ownership of this innovation and given its intellectual contribution to the initial process of designing this Charter, the Cameroon Public Health Association (CAMPHA) in collaboration with the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) and the African Federation of Public Health Associations of which it is a member, takes the initiative to organize in Cameroon an international forum for the promotion (FAASP) of the new Global Charter. The forum will be structured in the following way: an inaugural conference by the WFPHA; thematic conferences in plenary; workshops; symposiums; oral communications in parallel sessions; displayed communications; side-meetings; a social program, and a closing plenary.

Find here the links to the documents: French and English.

Location Yaoundé/Cameroon (Central Africa)