The United Nations (UN) is holding a unique High Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis (TB) on September 26, 2018. ICOH hopes to achieve inclusion in the HLM TB Declaration of wording that will commit countries to implement workplace occupational safety and health practices to reduce TB in highly vulnerable worker populations.Read more
Today ICOH former President, Prof. Jorma Rantanen, will present the Joint Statement by the ICOH, IOHA and IEA on the WHO 13th General Programme of Work (GPW) 2019-2023 at the Seventy-first World Health Assembly (A71/1), Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.Read more
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Prof. Judith Sluiter on Monday, May 14th, 2018. Prof. Sluiter was Head of Department of the Coronel Institute of Occupational Health. She was also a valued and active member of ICOH for many years.Read more
The 32nd International Congress on Occupational Health in Dublin on Friday May 4th, 2018, adopted the Dublin Statement on Occupational Health, which expressed the commitment of ICOH to take action for prevention of occupational cancer and Asbestos-related diseases (ARDs) in collaboration with other relevant international actors. The statement was signed by Dr. Martin Hogan, president of the ICOH Congress 2018 and Dr. Jukka Takala, president of ICOH.Read more
Prof Bengt Knave was the recipient of the ICOH Life Achievement Award presented at the 32nd ICOH Congress during the Opening Ceremony on 29 April 2018 in recognition of 25 years of commitment and support within the ICOH community. Prof Knave was President of ICOH from 2000 to 2003 and organizer of the 1996 Congress in Stockholm, Sweden.
The winners of the ILO Master Partial Fellowship awards assigned during the ICOH 2018 Congress were Prof. Igor Bello, Venezuela and Ms. Ceyda Sahan, Turkey.Read more
On April 29, 2018 the ICOH General Assembly designated the new ICOH Honorary members.Read more
The 34th ICOH International Congress will be held in 2024 in Marrakesh, Morocco, as a result of the vote held in Dublin in conjunction with the 32nd ICOH Congress.
The Officers are: President Dr. Jukka Takala (Finland), Secretary General Prof. Sergio Iavicoli (Italy), Vice President Ms. Claudina Nogueira (South Africa), Vice President Dr. Seong-Kyu Kang (Rep. of Korea), Past President Dr. Kazutaka Kogi (Japan).Read more