A global vision of prevention: High-level Special Event at the Singapore World CongressThere are global trends concerning the future of work, but there are differences among individual countries and sectors. A high-level event was held as a part of the Singapore World Congress, where experts shared their global and national perspectives on Future forms of work, one of the ILO’s Centenary Initiatives. Read more
Information on Bid Submission for ICOH 2024 CongressDeadline: January 28, 2018
The procedure for bid submission to compete for the venue of future ICOH congresses is indicated in Bye-Law 7, Section 1 that reads:
“Applications for hosting an International Congress should reach the ICOH office at least three months before the first General Assembly of the next International Congress and be signed by at least five members of ICOH in good standing of that country”. Read more
World Health Assembly elects Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-GeneralOn 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”. Read more
World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2017We 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.
Read more about ICOH declaration on World Day for safety and Health at Work.