14th International Conference on Urban Health

When:
26th September 2017 – 29th September 2017 all-day
2017-09-26T00:00:00+01:00
2017-09-30T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
Coimbra
Portugal
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Register now.  More than 600 delegates have already registered for the only global conference focused on advancing the health of people living in cities worldwide.

 

The 14th International Conference on Urban Health (26-29 September 2017, Coimbra, Portugal) will bring together more than 600 researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, health and urban stakeholders and community leaders to exchange ideas and advance research and practice that promote the health of individuals in urban settings, with special focus on the needs of individuals who belong to disadvantaged groups.

 

The theme of the conference, ‘Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals’, places emphasis on the importance of health equity as a cross-cutting theme in urban settings, in light of the emerging HABITAT III New Urban Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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The conference will include plenary talks by more than 25 international invited speakers, contributed oral and poster presentations, panel discussions and workshops on the following broad domain areas:

  • Urban governance and equity-oriented policies
  • Understanding and addressing demographic, epidemiologic and societal change in cities
  • Healthy urban planning, measurement and metrics, data and research
  • Environmental health and sustainability in cities
  • Health care in cities – access, services and quality

 

The conference is organised by the International Society for Urban Health and Elsevier.

For full information and to register visit www.icuh2017.org