Archives for ‘Sustainable Development’

Seminar: Green Economy/Green Jobs – health risks and benefits

SDE Seminar Series towards Rio+20 Sustainable Development and Environmental Health – SDE - PAHO/WHO Green Economy/Green Jobs - health risks and benefits Tenth Seminar: 11 April 2012 – PAHO/WHO Rio+20 - (in English with simultaneous...

Publication from the UN Population Division: World Fertility Report

Since the 1970s the world has experienced profound changes in fertility, union formation and contraceptive demand. Fertility has declined throughout the world, early childbearing and marriage are less common and the percentage of women and men...

Launch of the European Portal for Action on Health Inequalities

Launch of the European Portal for Action on Health Inequalities EuroHealth Net, 2011 Good Practice Database available online http://bit.ly/u19qI2 The new website is an exhaustive source of information on health inequalities at EU,...

Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2011

Youth and Young Adults —Life in Transition David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/uGPkld “…..The report considers many health issues affecting this population such as...

Apertura Cochrane Colloquium 2011 19-22 Octubre – Madrid, España

La Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS/OMS) apoya y promueve el desarrollo y el uso de la investigación para mejorar la vida y el bienestar de las poblaciones de las Américas, según se refleja en la Política de Investigación Para la...

WHO Mental Health Atlas 2011

Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/rocbFH “…..New figures from the WHO Mental Health Atlas 2011 indicate that while the need for mental health care is large, with up to 25% of the population requiring it at some point in their...

Webcast:Experiencias en el abordaje de los DSS: avances en América Latina Octubre 11

Martes 11 de octubre del 2011, de 11:00 a 12:30hrs (tiempo del centro de México) para participar en la Tercera Sesión del Seminario Académico de Determinantes Sociales de la Salud - México. La ponencia titulada: "Experiencias en el...

Turning Scientific Knowledge into Effective Action for Health

Webinar: Turning Scientific Knowledge into Effective Action for Health When: Thursday, 3rd November 2011, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM WDC time Where: in front of your personal or work computer anywhere in the world. Cost: Free. No...

WHO interactive atlases on health equity in Europe

WHO interactive atlases on health equity in Europe http://bit.ly/rceVa5 The atlases aim not only to provide more visibility to the sub-national patterns of health and their determinants but also to analyse how such an integrated information...

Toolkit: Sustainable Development and Health for the UN Global Conference RIO+20

Toolkit Website: http://bit.ly/oxoRdS Facebook page: PAHO/WHO Rio+20 Sustainable Development and Health in Facebook http://on.fb.me/o7CanF You could also follow the news in Twitter: PAHO/WHO Rio+20 Sustainable Development and Health...