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WCPH 2020 Blog

Latin Americans at the 16th WCPH

  Programme related - Luis Eugenio de Souza - 2 Apr 2020 9:00 CET

The World Congress on Public Health (WCPH), which reaches its 16th edition in 2020, has been a rich space for exchange between public health researchers, policy makers, health professionals, and representatives of civil society. At the Congress, important topics are discussed, deepening the understanding of public health issues in order to strengthen collective action in favour of the universal right to health, equity and social justice... [Read more]

Sharing together

  Programme related - Bettina Borisch - 23 Mar 2020 9:00 CET

When I was asked until recently what are you REALLY doing for work - I am a professor at the Institute of Global Health, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva - I often saw incomprehension in the eyes of the person I was talking to. Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic this has changed completely. I have to explain, answer questions, provide information about international health regulations…... [Read more]

Covid-19 Update

  Programme related - Floris Barnhoorn - 12 Mar 2020 9:00 CET

Dear colleagues, Last Sunday the deadline for submitting the abstracts for the WCPH closed with an exceptional result which was beyond all expectations. In total 3,798 abstracts for single presentation and 260 workshop proposals were submitted. This is the result not only of the good work by the members of the Congress Management Committee (CMC), International Congress Committee (ICC) and the three organizing associations but also by the national public health associations... [Read more]

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