ICUH2019 - Xiamen

Conference Themes

16th International Conference on Urban Health

November 4-8, 2019
"People-Oriented Urbanization: Transforming Cities for Health and Well-Being"
  • Integrated Governance, Resilience and Health Risk Reduction
  • Climate Change and Healthy Cities
  • Economy, Trade, Employment and Social Inclusion
  • Emerging Diseases, Healthcare and Public Services
  • Urban-Rural Recoupling, Soil Security and Migration
  • Liveable Urban Environments, Urban Planning and Design

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The 16th International Conference on Urban Health, "People Oriented Urbanization: Transforming Cities for Health and Well-Being," brought together researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, health and urban stakeholders and community leaders to exchange ideas and advance research and practice on how best to manage urbanization for health and well-being. Better understanding of how urban environments affect people’s mental, social and physical health is critical to creating liveable and healthy cities and communities.


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ICUH2017 Welcome Plenary

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

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

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Cities are the main drivers of national development and present opportunities to transform a nation's health and wellbeing, so cities must be at the forefront of tackling the global sustainable development agenda.