14th International Conference on Urban Health

26th to 29th September 2017, Coimbra, Portugal.


The 14th International Conference on Urban Health will bring together researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, health and urban stakeholders and community leaders to exchange ideas and advance research and practice that promote the health of individuals in urban settings, with special focus on the needs of individuals who belong to disadvantaged groups.

The theme of the conference, Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, places 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.

The conference will include presentations and workshops on the following broad domain areas:

  • Urban governance and equity-oriented policies
  • Understanding and addressing demographic, epidemiologic and societal change
  • Healthy urban planning, measurement and metrics, data and research
  • Environmental health and sustainability
  • Health care – access, services and quality
General Information

Date: 26th to 29th September 2017

São Francisco Convention Centre
Av. da Guarda Inglesa 3
Coimbra, Portugal

Registration: For information on registration and fees please click here.

Program: Find the program here.

Find more information on the congress here.

Published in GI-Mail 07/2017 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

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