Friday, July 22, 2011

[EQ] 2012 World Congress on Public Health - Towards Global Health Equity: Opportunities and Threats

2012 World Congress on Public Health

Towards Global Health Equity: Opportunities and Threats

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 22-27

Abstract Submission Deadline is Friday, October 21, 2011 - Midnight Pacific time



“….The World Federation of Public Health Associations and the Ethiopian Public Health Association invite local, national and international public health leaders, service providers, advocates, trainers and students to submit abstracts dealing with major issues related to opportunities and threats in realizing global health equity.


These abstracts should demonstrate the role that public health could play in addressing emerging issues and current problems that contribute to global health inequity. Abstracts should also showcase innovations, tools, transferable knowledge, and technology.
Highlighting these lessons learned from across the globe, will help us make collective decisions and recommendations to the global health community, thereby, moving us forward towards sustainable global health equity….”

To submit abstracts in the following topics:

Achieving Millennium Development Goals: Vital for Global Health Equity

Armed Conflict and Health Impacts (including Mental Health)

Climate Change and the Impact on Strategies for Global Health

Forums for Public Health In Africa

Global Health, State of the World Economy, Rapid Urbanization and Health System

Health Equity – A Global Social Responsibility

Health Insurance, Social Health Insurance, Micro Insurance; Implications for Public Health

Health Systems Development – Integrating Public Health

HIV/AIDS – Own, Scale-up and Sustain

Household Food Security and Public Health

Human Resources in Public Health; Towards Workforce Strategies

Maternal and Child Health – Achieving MDGs & Sustaining Them

Non-communicable Diseases – Innovative Approaches for Health Promotion

Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness: Lessons learned and challenges ahead

Primary Health Care – A Feasible Road Toward the MDGs

Public Health Laws and Regulations

Resetting Financial Aid for Global Health

Sexual Health and Public Health

Strengthening Capacity Building for Public Health- Public Health Education and Workforce Needs

Strengthening Public Health Organizations for Global Health

The Health of Indigenous and Ethnic Minorities (including Traditional Medicine)

The Public Health Response to Migration



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