Call for Abstracts: Towards Global Health Equity – Opportunities and Threats

The call for abstracts for the 13th Triennial World Congress on Public Health which will be held from April 21-29, 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been launched. Abstract Submission Deadline is Friday, October 21, 2011, Midnight Pacific. 

The Congress will harness the synergy and strengths of innovation and experience from the developing and developed worlds. It will address the enormous challenges and opportunities facing public health organizations worldwide in making progress towards collectively attaining global health equity. 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.

We invite you to submit abstracts in the following general 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            

Fpr ,pre For more information visit the conference website.

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