Global experts Poonam K Singh, Nata Menabde, R K Pachauri, Michael Marmot, Girindre Beeharry, Purnima Mane, Pekka Puska, Srinath Reddy, Ilona Kickbush
and others will be plenary speakers of the 14th WCPH. Please click here to see their photograph and brief biography.

Pre congree workshopsPre congree workshops

The 14th WCPH features Pre-Congress Workshops on the 10th and 11th of February 2015 at Science City, Kolkata. The Workshops will provide professionals in Public Health opportunities to equip themselves with new skills and perspectives in Public Health. Participants will be able to learn in-depth and interact directly with international experts.

The WFPHA General Assembly has approved a Resolution on Oral Health for Individuals with Dementia submitted by the WFPHA Oral Health working group. This resolution  got very positive feedbacks from the GA audience and worldwide.

Moreover, a OHWG statement on Oral Health for Individuals with Dementia and elderly in general has been added as a document of the 67th World Health Assembly under the point Multisectoral action for a life course approach to healthy ageing.

Both activities has been supported by the International Council of Nurses.


The World Federation of Public Health Associations in collaboration with the Brazilian Association of Collective Health (ABRASCO) announces the launch of the second edition of the WFPHA Fellowships program (previously Job Share Program).

There is global evidence of the widening gaps, within and between countries, in income levels, opportunities, health status, life expectancy and access to care.

The 2012 World Congress on Public Health focused on global progress in achieving equity, as well as the opportunities and threats to such progress. The final Addis Ababa Declaration recommitted the World Federation of Public Health Associations to strive for greater equity between and within countries in health outcomes, access to health care, and those social, economic and political factors that drive health inequities.