ICUH2017 - Coimbra

Conference Themes

14th International Conference on Urban Health

September 26-29, 2017
"Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals"
  • Understanding and Addressing Demographic, Epidemiological and Societal Changes in Cities
  • Urban Governance and Equity-oriented Policies
  • Healthy Urban Planning, Measurement and Metrics, Data and Research
  • Health Care in Cities: Access, Services and Quality
  • Environmental Health and Urban Sustainability

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The theme of the 14th International Conference on Urban Health,  "Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals," placed emphasis on the importance of health equity as a cross-cutting theme in urban settings, in light of the emerging HABITAT III New Urban Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Video Highlights


ICUH2017 Welcome Plenary

SPEAKERS:
Paula Santana, University of Coimbra; Joao Gabriel Silva, University of Coimbra; Shamim Talukder, CEO Eminence; Manuel Machado, Mayor of Coimbra; Adalberto Campos Fernandes, Minister of Health, Portugal


ICUH2017 Plenary #1 - Integrating Work on the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda to Improve Health Equity in Cities

SPEAKERS:
Jo Ivey Boufford (Chair),  International Society for Urban Health; Margaret (Peggy) Hamburg, National Academy of Medicine; Franz Gatzweiler, International Council for Science; Carlos Dora, UN Habitat; World Health Organization; Birgit de Boissezon, European Commission; Remy Sietchiping, UN Habitat Kenya


ICUH2017 Plenary #2 - Understanding and Addressing Demographic, Epidemiological and Societal Changes

SPEAKERS:
Yonette Thomas (Chair),  International Society for Urban Health; Alex Ezeh, African Population and Research Centre; Richard Wilkinson, The Equity Trust; John Beard, World Health Organization; K. Srinath Reddy, Public Health Foundation of India


ICUH2017 Plenary #3 - Urban Governance and Equity-Oriented Policies

SPEAKERS:
Marcus Grant (Chair), World Health Organization Healthy Cities Program; SHINE; Bristol Health Partners; Jason Corburn, University of California, Berkeley; David Grossman, Internal City Managers Association; Susan Parnell, University of Capetown; Africa Centre for Cities; Ricardo Baptista e Leite, City of Cascais, Portugal


ICUH2017 Plenary #4 - Healthy Urban Planning, Measurement and Metrics, Data, Research and Education

SPEAKERS:
Gerard Salem (Chair), University of Paris Ouest; Billie Giles-Corti, RMIT University; Tolullah Oni,  University of Capetown; Waleska Caiaffa, Federal University of Minas Gerais School of Medicine


ICUH2017 Plenary #5 - Health Care in Cities: Access, Services and Quality

SPEAKERS:
Mark Rosenberg (Chair), Queens University; Pedro Pita Barros,  University of Lisbon; Steffen Nielsen, Novo Nordisk; Easmon Otupiri, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology


ICUH2017 Plenary #6 - Environmental Health and Urban Sustainability

SPEAKERS:
Franz Gatzweiler (Chair),  International Council for Science; Yongguan Zhu, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Institute of Urban Environment; Sotiris Vardoulakis,  Institute of Occupational Medicine; Lidia Morawska, Queensland University of Technology; Eugenie Birch, University of Pennsylvania; World Urban Campaign


ICUH2017 Closing Plenary

SPEAKERS:
Paula Santana, University of Coimbra; Jose Pedro Paiva,  University of Coimbra; Fernando de Jesus Regateiro, Coimbra Hospital & Universitary Center; Jose Tereso, Regional Central Health Administration of Coimbra; Francisco George, Directorate-General for Health (Portugal); Shamim Talukder, International Society for Urban Health; Jo Ivey Boufford, The New York Academy of Medicine

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