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UPDATED: 16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

Due to the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak this event has been updated to a virtual congress.

The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health (SItI) and the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) are Hosting this year the 16th World Congress on Public Health and co-chairs of the Congress are Walter Ricciardi and Carlo Signorelli.

The global public health community will be meeting at a critical time for our planet. Global temperatures lie far beyond historical records and there are real fears that we are reaching a tipping point. Threats to food and water supply, poverty and inequalities are leading to mass migration and conflict. Political structures, at national, regional, and global level, are struggling to respond. International agreements, on climate change, nuclear weapons, and much else, are being torn up. The Enlightenment view, that policy should be shaped by evidence, is being rejected by some leading politicians. At a time when global solidarity is required, populist politicians are exploiting divisions.

Read more about the plenary programme of the World Congress on Public Health here.

Also: SIP abstract has been accepted for oral presentation at the 16th World Congress on Public Health.

Location: Roma Convention Center La Nuvola, Rome, Italy

Due to the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak this event has been updated to a virtual congress.
The World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health (SItI) and the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) are Hosting this year the 16th World Congress on Public Health and co-chairs of the Congress are Walter Ricciardi and Carlo Signorelli.
The global public health community will be meeting at a critical time for our planet. Global temperatures lie far beyond historical records and there are real fears that we are reaching a tipping point. Threats to food and water supply, poverty and inequalities are leading to mass migration and conflict. Political structures, at national, regional, and global level, are struggling to respond. International agreements, on climate change, nuclear weapons, and much else, are being torn up. The Enlightenment view, that policy should be shaped by evidence, is being rejected by some leading politicians. At a time when global solidarity is required, populist politicians are exploiting divisions.
Read more about the plenary programme of the World Congress on Public Health here.
Also: SIP abstract has been accepted for oral presentation at the 16th World Congress on Public Health.

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