Working Groups

Oral Health

The group is dedicated to increase dental public health globally through effective advocacy, innovative partnerships and collaborations, and the implementation of WFPHA Global Charter for the Public’s Health within the oral health setting.

Chairs:

Raman Bedi

Raman Bedi

Hyewon Lee

Hyewon Lee

Environmental Health

The group aims to influence international policy on environmental health and brings a public health approach to the environmental advocacy community.

Chair:

Liz Hanna

Liz Hanna

Tobacco Control

The group supports the implementation of tobacco control policies at the national and international level including the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

Chair:

Florian Stiegler

Florian Stiegler

Indigenous

The group assists in reducing the health disparity and inequities experienced by Indigenous people globally through collective advocacy.

Chairs:

 Adrian Te Patu

Adrian Te Patu

 Carmen Parter

Carmen Parter

Public Health Professionals’ Education and Training

The group develops strategies to globally harmonise essential public health functions and competencies based on practice needs and performance standards.

Chair:

 Priscilla Robinson

Priscilla Robinson

NCDs prevention & Health promotion

The group provides direct input to Codex Alimentarius on behalf of WFPHA and supports the implementation of WFPHA’s policy on nutrition labelling. The group advocates and joins missions with the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs (GCM/NCD).

Chairs:

 Alexandra Jones

Alexandra Jones

 Chantal Julia

Chantal Julia

Public Health in Emergencies
and Disasters

The group focuses its attention on human health effects of emergencies and disasters (both natural and man-made) and helps shape global policies.

Chair:

Chadia Wannous

Chadia Wannous

Students and Young Professionals

The purpose of the group is to represent the interests of students and young professionals within the WFPHA.

Chair:

 Stefan Buttigieg

Stefan Buttigieg

Global Health Equity
and Digital Technology

The group advances knowledge and research on issues related to health equity and digital technology.

Chair:

Vina HuLamm

Vina HuLamm

Women, Adolescent
and Children’s Health

The group addresses the health issues of these populations through advocacy, advancing public health practice and expanding partnerships.

Chair:

 Deborah Walker

Deborah Walker

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