ICUH

14th International Conference on Urban Health

Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals

ICUH The only global conference focused on advancing the health of people living in cities worldwide.

Cities are the main drivers of national development and present opportunities to transform a nation's health and wellbeing, so cities must be at the forefront of tackling the global sustainable development agenda.

Topics include coverage of the following board 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 Urban Sustainability
  • Health Care in Cities – Access, Services and Quality

Who should attend ICUH: academic experts, policymakers and practitioners in:

  • Public Health
  • Population Health
  • Determinants of Health and NCD Prevention
  • Urban Planning
  • Economic Development
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Built and Natural Environments
  • Aging
  • Food Systems
  • Education
  • Geography
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Care Models in Clinical Medicine, including reproductive, women’s, infant and child health, mental health, infectious disease and NCDs
  • Resilience
  • Energy

Reasons to attend ICUH:

  • Identify challenges and strategies to informing implementation of the SDGs and The New Urban Agenda
  • Meet experts from across sectors and disciplines to address the broader determinants of health
  • Expand your research and practice networks with colleagues from the global North and South
  • Share urban health challenges and solutions with policymakers and practitioners from high, middle and low income settings
  • Contribute to the evidence base for urban health policies and practice
Speakers and Chairs include
  • Abdelhamid Aberkane, Mayor of El Khroub and Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine of Constantine, Algeria
  • Hany Ayad, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Ricardo Baptista Leite, Member of Portuguese Parliament, Portugal
  • Pedro Pita Barros, Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • John Beard, World Health Organization (WHO), Switzerland
  • Eugenie Birch, UN–Habitat World Urban Campaign, USA
  • Birgit de Boissezon, European Commission
  • Carme Borrell, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Spain
  • Jo Ivey Boufford, The New York Academy of Medicine, USA
  • Waleska Caiaffa, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Joan Clos, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, USA (invited)
  • Pedro Conceição, UNDP, USA (invited)
  • Jason Corburn, University of California Berkeley, USA
  • Carlos Dora, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Alex Ezeh, African Population and Health Research Centre, Kenya
  • Billie Giles-Corti, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Marcus Grant, Advisor to WHO Healthy Cities Programme, UK
  • David Grossman, Global Programs ICMA, USA
  • Marian Jacobs, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Niels Lund, Novo Nordisk, Denmark
  • Sawsan A. S. Al-Mahdi, Cancer Patients, UAE
  • Lidia Morawska, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Susan Parnell, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • K. Srinath Reddy, The Public Health Foundation of India, India
  • Mark W. Rosenberg, Queen’s University, Canada
  • Aromar Revi, Indian Institute for Human Settlements, India
  • Gérard Salem, Professor of Paris Quest, France
  • Yonette F. Thomas, The New York Academy of Medicine, USA
  • Shamim Hayder Talukder, CEO of Eminence (Bangladesh) and President of ISUH
  • Richard Wilkinson, Professor Emeritus, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Yongguan Zhu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Conference Chairs
  • Paula Santana, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Shamim Hayder Talukder, CEO of Eminence (Bangladesh) and President of ISUH
Scientific Committee
  • Bo Burström, Sweden
  • Bushra Binte Alam, Bangladesh
  • Carme Borrell, Spain
  • Dhiraj Kumar Nath, Bangladesh
  • Gérard Salem, France
  • Hany Ayad, Egypt
  • Mark W. Rosenberg, Canada
  • Pedro Lopes Ferreira, Portugal
  • Sainath Banerjee, India
  • Sotiris Vardoulakis, United Kingdom
  • Svetlana Malkhazova, Russia
  • Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Brazil
  • Yonette F. Thomas, USA
  • Arpana Verma, UK
  • Yongguan Zhu, China

The 14th International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH 2017) is a significant event that brings together researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, health professionals, urban stakeholders, and community representatives. The conference serves as a platform for exchanging ideas, sharing research findings, and discussing key issues related to urban health.

Key Objectives

The ICUH 2017 conference aims to:

  • Facilitate collaboration and knowledge exchange among participants
  • Address challenges and opportunities in urban health
  • Inform and shape urban health policies
  • Promote the well-being of urban populations

Conference Program

The conference program will feature keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and paper presentations covering a wide range of topics related to urban health. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions and network with experts in the field.

Registration

For information about conference registration, fees, and important deadlines, please visit the official conference website.