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  • Mengistu Asnake awarded with the Public Health Service Award

    27 February 2015

    Dr. Mengistu Asnake, Pathfinder International’s Country Representative in Ethiopia and WFPHA president, has received the Public Health Service Award at the opening ceremony of the 26th Ethiopian Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Conference on Feb. 25!. For more informa...
  • Free access to the Journal of Public Health Policy during March!

    26 February 2015

    From March 1-31, 2015 Palgrave Macmillan is offering FREE online access to ALL its journals, including the Journal of Public Health Policy. Affiliated with the World Federation of Public Health Associations, Journal of Public Health Policy broadens public health policy debates b...
  • The Kolkata Call to Action

    20 February 2015

    The 14th World Congress on Public Health on February 15, 2015 in Kolkata, India with delegates gathered from 70 countries around the globe call upon health care providers, government leaders, and all representatives of civil society to take urgent action to mitigate environment...
  • Oral Health Resolutions passed by the WFPHA

    20 February 2015

    Two resolutions on Oral Cancer prevention and Dental public health workforce, submitted by the Oral Health Working group of the WFPHA, have been passed by the WFPHA General Assembly. For more information on the Resolutions and the Oral Health Working Group, click here.
  • Statement by the WFPHA on Electronic Cigarettes

    19 February 2015

    Support for WHO evidence-based publication on electronic cigarettes The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) strongly supports the evidence-based position taken by the World Health Organization (WHO) following publication of its report on the issue of Electroni...
  • Lifetime Achievement Award received by Prof. Abelin

    19 February 2015

    This year the Lifetime Achievement Award has been received by Prof. Theo Abelin. The WFPHA confers a Lifetime Achievement Award to an individual worthy to be especially honored for his/her merits in favor of glob al public health and the WFPHA. To read the laudatio by U. L...
  • The Organizational Excellence Award awarded to the Hanoi School of Public Health

    19 February 2015

    This year the the Hanoi School of Public Health Organizational Excellence Award went to the Hanoi School of Public Health. The WFPHA Organizational Excellence Award was created to recognize outstanding contributions of public health by a non-governmental (NGO) organizatio...
  • Leavell Award awarded to Dr Vishvas Chaudhary

    19 February 2015

    This year the H. Leavell Award went to Dr Vishvas Chaudhary, deputy chief medical officer, RCH, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh in recognition of the astounding ground he has accomplished in eradicationg the polio virus from India. WFPHA established this award as a memorial to one of it...

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Cuba–Salud 2015

Mon Apr 20, 2015 Habana, Cuba

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ICN International Conference

Fri Jun 19, 2015 Seoul, Korea
ICN invites nurses from around the world to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation at the ICN Conference to be held 19-23 June 2015 in Seoul, Republic of Korea with the theme “Global Citizen, Global Nursing”.
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Upcoming World Conference on Public Health

15th World Congress on Public Health

Sun Jan 01, 2017 Melbourne, Australia
The 15th World Congress on Public Health will be held in in Melbourne, Australia in 2017!

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