We warmly invite you to be part of an exciting event in global public health – the 14th World Congress on Public Health to be hosted in Kolkata, India from 11-15 February 2015. The Congress will aim towards fostering the promotion of “Healthy People – Healthy Environment” and will bring together thousands of participants from a wide range of public health disciplines from many countries around the world.
Public health is on the move globally. However, as we appreciate the substantial achievements in improving the health status of the people during the past decade, we still have many miles to cover. We are still left with the unﬁnished agenda of existing health concerns, and new complex challenges that demand innovative solutions for ensuring sustainable development in an inclusive manner.
Change is urgently needed, both in policy and public health responses and services for people around the world. The 14th World Congress on Public Health will provide a unique opportunity to help catalyze change, bringing together and bridging perspectives from various disciplines of public health to inﬂuence governments, organizations, agencies and institutions around the world to meet the challenge of improving people’s health.
The 14th World Congress on Public Health will be hosted jointly by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) and the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA). The IPHA will also be holding its 59th Annual Conference at the same time. In keeping with the tradition, youth participation will be a key element of the Kolkata Congress.
The unique ambience and charm of Kolkata and the experiences at the 14th World Congress on Public Health is bound to leave an everlasting memory in the minds of all those who come to attend.
We look forward to welcoming you at the 14th World Congress on Public Health in Kolkata, India. Please mark the dates 11-15 February, 2015.
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