Written on 27 November 2007.
12 - 13 April, Paris
3rd Paris Appeal International Congress: Children’s Health and the Environment
The 3rd International Congress of the Paris Appeal is being organised by ARTAC in partnership with ISDE and HEAL. It will be followed by a 3 day international academic intensive course in Environmental Medicine.
The Congress will feature many renound speakers from intergovernmental health organisations, the medical and research professions, and non governmental organisations. The sessions will cover Cancer and the Environment, Childhood at Risk, the environmental origins of today’s public plague: chronic diseases; and Civil Society and International Institutions in protecting children’s health.
Full details here
The Paris Appeal itself is an international declaration on diseases due to chemical pollution, of 3 pages, and which is open to signatures. The Appeal has already been signed by over a thousand scientists, including three Medicine Nobel Prize winners, and close to 200 000 European citizens. The English text and list of current signatories is available here. For the French, Spanish, Portugese, Italian and German versions, see here.
17 - 18 March, Asturias, Spain
International Conference on Environmental and Occupational Determinants of Cancer: Interventions for Primary Prevention
To develop a policy framework for the primary prevention of environmental and
occupational cancers and further mobilize public health and scientific
communities and civil society towards that end.
A. Review key policy options and environmental interventions that have proven successful for the primary prevention of selected cancers. B. Identify gaps in and means to promote existing interventions in scientific, social mobilization, policy, legislation and communication arenas. C. Promote innovative approaches to strengthen primary prevention of environmental and occupational cancers at all stages.
Expected outcomes following the conference
• Set of policy options and effective interventions for the primary prevention of selected causes of cancer. • Key messages to the media and the public to raise awareness about the environmental and occupational causes of cancer. • Establishment of a coordinated network of institutions for primary prevention of environmentrelated cancer, involving scientific experts, professional societies, NGOs, academic and governmental institutions, media and others. •Release and dissemination of a collective "Call to Action" for the primary prevention of cancer.
•Day 1: Public health scientists and epidemiologists, health promotion and behavioural specialists, NGOs, policy-makers and government representatives. •Day 2: In addition to participants from Day 1, representatives of civil society, NGOs and advocacy groups, trade unions, private sector, professional associations and cancer networks, including patient groups and media.
More information: Dr. Carolina Espina email@example.com
6 - 9 February, Salvador, Brazil
Environmental Health 2011 – Resetting Our Priorities
Environmental Health 2011 – Resetting Our Priorities in Salvador, Brazil - February 6 – 9, Salvador, Brazil
The following Keynote Speakers have confirmed:
• Yasunobu Aoki, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
• Ulisses Confalonieri, National School of Public Health, Brazil
• Sandro Galea, Columbia University, USA
• Devon Payne-Sturges, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
• Paulo Saldiva, University of São Paulo, Brazil
• Ellen Silbergeld (Chair), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
• Marie Vahter, Karolinska Institute, Sweden.
More information, including registration, is available on the conference website:http://www.environmentalhealthconfe....
26 - 28 November, Lodz, Poland
17th EUPHA Conference on Public Health: Human Ecology and Public Health – promoting social and environmental conditions conducive to health
The conference is design to address among others public health problems related to: social environment and health; environmental and occupational health; social determinants of health; health promotion and disease prevention, strengthening the knowledge base for health.
1st announcement of the conference
26 June, Washington, DC, USA
National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures
Kick-off Meeting: The National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures is a collaborative initiative to identify and prioritize actions for strengthening the public health approach to chemical exposures. More information
27 April, Paris, France
Les preuves scientifiques indiscutables de la toxicité du BisPhénol A
Réseau Environnement Santé - Conférence publique avec la participation de: Ana SOTO et de Carlos SONNENSCHEIN. Ils sont Professeurs de biologie cellulaire à la Faculté de Médecine de l’Université Tufts à Boston. Invitation et plus d’information
15 - 16 April, UN HEADQUARTERS, New York, USA
18th International Conference: Health and Environment - Global Partners for Global Solutions
Political influence on health and environment policies - More information is available on the conference website
17 - 20 March, Berlin, Germany
International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care 2009
The Forum aims to support and energise the movement for health and health care improvement.
19 July, Nürnberg
Umwelttagung des VHUE e.V. „Entgiftung und Prävention – gewusst wie“
This website is availble only in German language.
1 - 4 July, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
"Environment and Human Health" The Second Saint-Petersburg International Ecological Forum
25 - 27 June, Tallin Estonia
Health systems. Health and wealth
14 - 16 May, Berlin, Germany
16th International Congress of Health Promoting Hospitals: Hospitals and health services in the health society: Quo vadis, HPH?”
17 - 20 April, Salsomaggiore, Parma, Italy
ISDE - Environment and Health International Conference
International Society of Doctors for Environment.
7 - 8 April, QEII Conference Centre, London, UK
Innovations and Progress in Healthcare for Women
1 - 2 April, Liverpool, UK
16th United Kingdom Public Health Association Annual Forum (UKPHA)