Conference on public health from Thursday

Conference on public health from Thursday

More than 300 leading researchers, practitioners and policymakers in public health are expected to attend the third national conference on ‘Bringing Evidence into Public Health Policy’ (EPHP).

The theme for the conference scheduled to be held from July 7 to 9 is “Equitable India: All for Health and Wellbeing”. The Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru, is organising the conference in association with the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, the Department of Health and Family Welfare (Government of Karnataka), the Indian Council of Medical Research (Government of India), the National Health Systems Resource Centre (Government of India) and Be-cause Health (Belgian Platform for Global Health), said Dr N Devadasan, director, Institute of Public Health.

More than 57 researchers from 11 states across India will present peer-reviewed evidence for policymaking at the EPHP. International experts from World Health Organisation (Geneva) and Institute of Tropical Medicine (Antwerp) among others will participate in the conference. Several state and national policymakers, including senior government officials, have confirmed their attendance to the EPHP.
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