ICOH President Dr. Jukka Takala delivered two statements at the Seventy-second World Health Assembly, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.
A joint statement by the ICOH, IOHA and IEA on Universal Occupational Health Coverage, UOHC was delivered on May 21. To read the full version of the joint statement, please click here.
A second statement by ICOH was delivered to contribute to the agenda item 11.6: Health, environment and climate change, on May 22. To read the full version of the ICOH statement, please click here.
We are pleased to announce that, in follow up to the Policy Forum held at the ICOH 2018 Congress, the position paper “New avenues for prevention of occupational cancer: a global policy perspective” has been published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine – OEM Journal. The article can be accessed via the following link: https://oem.bmj.com/content/76/6/360.
The ICOH Secretary-General Prof. Sergio Iavicoli will represent ICOH at the Non-state actor consultation on the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-Being for All (GAP) on 30 April 2019 in New York, USA.
The consultation provides an opportunity for face-to-face discussion focused on Community and Civil Society Engagement, Determinants of Health, Primary Health Care.
A report on the Melbourne Meeting in January is published in the current issue of Occupational Health Southern Africa (OHSA) Journal, with an update on the SASOM-MEDICHEM Joint Congress 2019.
To download the SASOM News Pages, please click here.
On January 15-17, 2019 the ICOH Officers met in Melbourne, Australia to participate in the first ICOH Officers meeting of the triennium 2018-2021.Read more
On January 23, 2019, Dr. Diana Gagliardi, Chair of the ICOH Scientific Committee on OH and Development, visited the ILO-ITC in Turin, Italy and delivered a lecture within the frame of the ILO master, with a presentation about ICOH.Read more
ICOH was invited to contribute to the Parallel Session on “Intersectoral Approach to Primary Health Care and Population Health Management - Policies, Interventions and Services” taking place during the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 25-26 October 2018.Read more
We are pleased to announce that the paper “Que retenir du 32e Congrčs de la Commission internationale de la santé au travail (CIST-ICOH)?” has been published.
To read the full text, please click here. (French only)
On September 26, 2018, World Leaders endorsed the UN Political Declaration on TB “United to End Tuberculosis: An Urgent Global Response to a Global Epidemic”. The Declaration begins with the wording “We, Heads of State and Government and representatives of States and Governments, assembled at the United Nations in New York, with a dedicated focus for the first time on the global tuberculosis epidemic, reaffirm our commitment to end the tuberculosis epidemic globally by 2030 in line with the Sustainable Development Goals target and commit to end the epidemic...Read more
We are glad to announce that the ICOH 2018 Congress report is now available for consultation and free download.
The Congress was a great success, with over 2200 delegates, 85 grant recipients, 10 plenary presentations, 32 semi-plenary presentations, over 700 posters and 75 student poster presentations. In the parallel sessions, 852 academic presentations were delivered.