The 7th International Conference on Urban Health
October 29-31, 2008.
The conference theme: Knowledge Integration: Successful Interventions in Urban Health
Abstract Deadline May 31, 2008 http://www.icuh2008.com/guidelines.htm
Abstracts should be submitted under the following tracks:
1. Adolescent and Child Health
2. Aging and Health in Urban Settings
3. Best Practices in Meeting Urban Health Challenges
4. Community Approaches to Urban Health
5. Diversity and Urban Health
6. Drug Use, Mental Health and the Urban Environment
7. Enforcement, Security and Urban Health
8. Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Settings
10. Neighbourhood-Level Influences on Health
11. Urban Health from a Global Perspective
12. Urban Physical Environment and Health
13. Urban Social Environment and Health
Jo Ivey Boufford, President of The
Trudy Harpham, Professor of Urban Development and Policy at London South Bank University, Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, Honorary Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, former member of the US National Academy of Science's Expert Panel on Urban Population Dynamics
Jacob Kumaresan, Director, World Health Organization Kobe Centre, which has the mission to nurture, support and sustain excellence and innovation in public health research on health in development. The WHO Kobe Centre was selected as the hub to manage the Knowledge Network on Urban Settings of the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.
Roderick Lawrence, Project Manager, Swiss Virtual Campus project SUPPREM (Sustainability and Public or Private Environmental Management) and Director of the Continuing Education course on sustainable development and Agenda 21 at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
Julio Montaner, Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, President-Elect, International AIDS Society, Director, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and a founding co-Director of the Canadian HIV Trials Network
Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institutet,
Anthony Zwi is Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine and Associate Dean (International) at the
Application Deadline May 31, 2008
Anita Palepu - Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Senior Scholar, Associate Professor of Medicine
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