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.
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