World Health Assembly elects Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

On 23 May 2017, the Members States of the World Health Organization (WHO) elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO.
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017.

ICOH warmly congratulates the new WHO Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, dedicating him a tweet:

“Congrats to @WHO DG @DrTedros champion of global health. ICOH looks forward to continued cooperation for #health of 3.4 billions workers”.

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2017

We are proud to celebrate the World Day for Safety and Health at Work with the International Labour Organization (ILO). We believe that the theme of this year “Optimize the Collection and Use of Occupational Safety and Health Data” is relevant all over the world.

The International Commission on Occupational Health, ICOH, is proud to endorse the ILO call for action to improve the capacity of countries, stakeholders and workplaces to collect and utilize reliable occupational safety and health data.

ICOH President, Dr. Takala, stated the ICOH declaration for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work of 28 April 2017.

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Call for nomination for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2018-2021

We are pleased to announce the call for nomination for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board, triennium 2018-2021.

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ILO Master Fellowship in conjunction with ICOH 2018 Congress

In occasion of the 32nd ICOH Congress a partial fellowship to attend the ILO Master in Occupational Safety and Health (International Training Centre of the ILO Turin School of Development, Turin, Italy) will be assigned for two ICOH candidates from developing countries who will present a scientific contribution to ICOH Congress 2018.

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ICOH Mid-term Meeting
13 – 15 March 2017, Florence, Italy

On March 13-15, 2017 the ICOH Midterm Meeting took place in Florence, Italy. The Italian Workers’ Compensation Authority (INAIL) kindly decided to support ICOH in the organization of the Midterm Meeting, which was hosted in the beautiful historical residence of Villa Tornabuoni Lemmi.

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