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WCPH2020 Press Information


More than 4,000 experts in public health are expected to attend the virtual 16th World Congress on Public Health (WCPH2020), 12 – 16 October 2020.

Journalists covering the congress will collect research and knowledge from experts who will address the leading challenges to public health and explore strategies to confront health issues around the globe. It is a unique opportunity for journalists to meet sources of news and get inspirational story ideas.

Public health researchers, academicians, policymakers and practitioners will present more than 750 scientific papers at over 100 live sessions focusing on the latest public health challenges, including COVID-19, vaccination hesitancy, climate change, Sustainable Development Goals, and other current topics.

Are you a journalist interested in attending and covering the WCPH2020, please request media credentials here.

Please note: all research presented at the WCPH2020 is embargoed until 12:00 am CET on the day of the presentation.