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
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.