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Mobile Health (mHealth) Technologies for HIV/AIDS Implementation

June 13, 2017 in Events, Public health news, Uncategorized

Date: August 21 – September 01, 2017. Time: 08h30-17h00 Each Day About the Course This course aims to present a broad range of perspectives on mHealth and impact on the future of HIV/AIDS implementation research. Through case studies, multimedia tutorials, interactive exercises, and live demonstrations of tools, participants will explore delivery mechanisms, such as interactive […]

University of the Western Cape to host the World Nutrition Conference

July 29, 2016 in Events, Public health news

This August, global experts and thought leaders in the field of Public Health, World Nutrition and Food Systems, will meet in Cape Town for the 2nd edition of the World Public Health Nutrition Association’s (WPHNA) World Nutrition Congress. From 30 August – 2 September the University of the Western Cape will host the World Nutrition […]

SPHPN Conference 2016

July 1, 2016 in Conferences, Events, Public health news

SPHPN is the umbrella body of all professional groups involved in public health in Nigeria. Our membership consists of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, environmental health specialists, health educators and several other groups. Our goal is to seek the improvement of the health of Nigerians through information, provision of health services, advocacy, the adoption and implementation of […]

Implementing the “A Global Charter for the Public’s Health”

June 22, 2016 in Public health news

The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) has engaged in a project to discuss how to adapt today’s public health to its global context. A literature review and widespread consultation formed part of this initiative. The project led to the development of the “A Global Charter […]

Preparing society to create the world we need through ‘One Health’ education!

June 14, 2016 in Public health news

Two leading international One Health groups, the One Health Commission and the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team are partnering to help create and promote a comprehensive global education revolution that supports curriculum innovation on the unifying interconnected health of humans, animals, and the environment that sustains all life on earth. A Concept paper […]

World Federation of Public Health Associations launches a global charter of the public’s health

May 23, 2016 in Public health news

The WFPHA has developed the A Global Charter for the Public’s Health (GCPH) as the main output of its collaboration plan with the World Health Organization (WHO) to adapt today’s public health to its global context in the light of and in conjunction with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The proposed GCPH brings together the […]

Prof Laetitia Rispel voted VP / President elect of the WFPHA

May 23, 2016 in Public health news

We are delighted and proud to announce that Prof Laetitia Rispel, PHASA President between 2008 and 2014 was elected Vice President and President Elect of the World Federation at the General Assembly of the WFPHA last night in Geneva. She is only the third woman to be elected as deputy president/ president elect in the […]

Global Plan to End TB

February 17, 2016 in Public health news

Global Plan to End TB 2016-2020 released, provides roadmap to stop the spread of TB.

Symposium Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Africa

February 16, 2016 in Conferences, Events, Public health news

Abstracts are invited for papers to be presented at the International Symposium on Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Public Health Care in Eastern and Southern Africa under the Theme: Enriching Public Health Equity and Leadership Through Indigenous Knowledge Systems. The Symposium will be held in Kigali, Rwanda on 25 – 26 April 2016.

Two key trials in the fight against HIV

February 10, 2016 in Public health news

Two trials are to begin in South Africa in 2016, both evaluating whether antibodies in the blood can prevent HIV infection.