Category: Public health news

SPHPN Conference 2016

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”

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!

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

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

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

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

Symposium Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Africa

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

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

Call for Nominations for the National Ministerial Advisory Committee on AMR

Hereby, the National Department of Health calls for nomination from suitably qualified individuals for appointment to the National Ministerial Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance.

ARCCIM International Naturopathy Research Leadership and Capacity Building Program

The ARCCIM Leadership program will run over a number of years and initially include a cohort of 10 early to mid-career naturopathy researchers.


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