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Event: Indigenous Determinants of Health and Decolonising Public Health Globally


May 24, 2024

We are thrilled to invite you to a significant side event hosted by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) in collaboration with the Indigenous Working Group of the WFPHA. Taking place alongside the 77th World Health Assembly, this event promises to be enlightening and impactful.

Event Details:

Date: May 29th, 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm GMT+02:00

Theme: Indigenous Determinants of Health and Decolonising Public Health Globally

At this event, we will delve into the crucial topic of Indigenous determinants of health and the urgent need to decolonise public health practices worldwide. We are honored to have Mrs. Emma Rawson-Te Patu, the incoming President of WFPHA, leading this event alongside esteemed speakers and experts from around the globe.

What to Expect:

  • Insights from International Indigenous Leaders: Gain valuable perspectives on the current state of Indigenous health from diverse regions.
  • Group Discussion and Workshop: Engage in meaningful conversations and collaborative efforts to address ongoing health inequities and transform public health practices.
  • WFPHA’s Commitment: Learn about the proactive steps WFPHA is taking to contribute to systemic approaches and the decolonisation of public health.


Mr. Adrian Te Patu, Chair of the Indigenous Working Group WFPHA, will guide the discussions. Adrian brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, ensuring an engaging and productive event.


Our line up of speakers includes renowned individuals such as Dr. Alana Gall, Mr. Geoffrey Roth, Captain Hana Seddon, Ms. Jessica Apanui, and more. Each speaker will offer unique insights and actionable strategies for advancing Indigenous health and decolonising public health practices.

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/indigenous-determinants-of-health-and-decolonising-public-health-globally

Due to limited invitations, we encourage you to respond promptly to ensure your participation.

This event represents a significant opportunity to drive positive change and foster collaboration in the realm of public health. We look forward to your presence and active engagement on May 29th.