Public health

Top level push to tackle priorities in sexual and reproductive health

20 JUNE 2006 GENEVA -- Leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, are coordinating action to reverse the global trend of deteriorating levels of sexual and reproductive health and reduce the adverse impact on mothers, babies and young people.

59th World Health Assemly - World Health Organisation, 22-27 May 2006

The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body for WHO. It generally meets in Geneva in May each year, and is attended by delegations from all 192 member states.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Key to Achieving Millennium Development Goals

Addressing sexual and reproductive health is key to achieving the Millennium Development Goals, reveals a new report today released by the UN Millennium Project at the Global Health Council's 33rd Annual International Conference on Global Health.

THIRD PUBLIC HEALTH CONFERENCE - Post Conference Report

The Third Public Health Conference was successfully held from the 16th to the 17th May 2006 at the Eskom Convention Centre, Midrand. The theme of the conference was Making Health Systems Work with two sub-themes that were decreasing the burden of disease and increasing equity, effectiveness and efficiency. The conference was co-hosted by PHASA, the Gauteng Department of Health, the University of the Witwatersrand School of Public Health, Health Systems Trust, the International Epidemiology Association (IEA) and INCLEN Africa.

The Third Public Health Association of South Africa Conference: Making the Health System Work

PHASA is pleased to announce that the Third National Conference will be held from the 15th - 17th May 2006 in Gauteng. The conference will be co-hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng Department of Health and Health Systems Trust. This conference brings together public health professionals working in all disciplines to share research findings on issues pertinent to population health in South Africa and the region.

The 3rd Public Health Association of South Africa Conference: Making the Health System Work

PHASA is pleased to announce that the Third National Conference will be held from the 15th - 17th May 2006 in Gauteng. The conference will be co-hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng Department of Health and Health Systems Trust. This conference brings together public health professionals working in all disciplines to share research findings on issues pertinent to population health in South Africa and the region.