ICOH participated in the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakhstan on 25-26 October 2018

ICOH and IOHA Participated in the September 26, 2018 in New York City the United Nations General Assembly Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB)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.

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Hot topics in ICOH 32nd Congress: paper in French now available

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)


ICOH and IOHA participated in the United Nations General Assembly Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB) on September 26, 2018 in New York City

ICOH and IOHA Participated in the September 26, 2018 in New York City the United Nations General Assembly Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB)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...

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ICOH 2018 Congress report now available

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.

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ICOH and IOHA Participated in the June United Nations TB Civil Society Meetings June 3-6, 2018

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.

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ICOH, IOHA and IEA Joint Statement presented at the Seventy-first World Health Assembly (A71/1) on 22 May 2018

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.

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Prof. Judith Sluiter passed away

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.

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Dublin Statement on Occupational Health

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.

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ICOH Life Achievement Award to Prof. Bengt Knave

ICOH Life Achievement Award to Prof. Bengt KnaveProf 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.


ILO Master Fellowships assigned during ICOH 2018 Congress

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.

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