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Population health congress

 

Overview

The Population Health Congress is jointly sponsored by the four leading professional population health organisations in the Asia Pacific region: the Public Health Association of Australia, the Australian Health Promotion Association, the Australasian Epidemiological Association and the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.

Together these organisations undertake and promote research, professional development, mentoring, training, information, teaching, advocacy and policy development across the full range of population health subject areas, including medical, primary health care, health promotion, epidemiology and public and environmental health.

Keynote speakers:

Richard Horton - is the Editor of the Lancet. He is a regular medical columnist and author, and sits on a range of UK, European and WHO health policy and research committees. He won the 2007 Edinburgh Medal for making a significant contribution to the understanding of human health and wellbeing.

Papaarangi Reid - is Head of Department of Maori Health at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland. A leading Maori health researcher and advocate, she was named the Public Health Champion of 2007 by the Public Health Association of New Zealand.

Richard Wilkinson - is a highly respected British researcher in social inequalities in health and the social determinants of health. He is Professor Emeritus of social epidemiology at the University of Nottingham and is well-known for his 2009 book with Kate Pickett The Spirit Level on health inequalities.

HealthInfoNet Cafe

The HealthInfoNet will be running a cafe at this event.

More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes

Contacts

Sponsorship and exhibition packages:
Marianne Korten
Email: membership@phaa.net.au
Ph: (02) 6285 2373

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Last updated: 10 September 2012
 
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