Spotlight on France
Spotlight on France

On a regular basis, IFEH gives one of its Member Organisations the opportunity to give a brief outline of itself or how environmental health is in its home country.

These statements are solely the views of the individual member organisation. Right now you can read about France.
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Sponsor of the IFEH Hedgerow Bursary
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Sponsors of the IFEH
Roy Emerson Award

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40th EHA National Congress in Sydney

Environmental Health Australia is hosting their 40th National Conference 20 - 23 October 2015. All IFEH members are invited to participate. The IFEH Asia and Pacific Group will meet 19 October up to the conference.

Further information about the conference

22.01.2015



IFEH Environmental Health and Disaster Management Course - now in Europe

The course on EH and Disaster Management is now to be held in Croatia (March 2015) and in Portugal (September 2015)
Look up further information

18.01.2015



World Environmental Health Day
26 September 2015

The theme for this year World Environmental Health Day is:

Children are our future
let’s protect their Environment and Health

Read more about this big event and how to contribute:
IFEH WEHD 2015 Message

Visit the IFEH WEHD website:
www.ifeh.org/wehd

Send information about your activities to:
pro@ifeh.org
to get it posted on the WEHD web site.

16.01.2015


IFEH Roy Emerson Award 2015


Undergraduate students from IFEH Member Countries or IFEH Academic Association members are INVITED to submit a 2000-3000 Word Essay and accompanying power-point presentation on the theme:
“World Health - it’s in our hands. Can we beat Ebola?

The winner will be funded by IFEH to receive the prestigious Award in Coimbra, Portugal and to present the Award Winning Essay as a Conference Presentation at the 1st IFEH World Academic Congress, 22-26 September 2015, Coimbra, Portugal.

Read the detailed guideline how to participate

More information about the Roy Emerson Award


14.01.2015



Scientific Conference on EH in Uganda

Makerere University Environmental Health Students’ Association is hosting the 12th Annual Scientific Conference, 9th – 10th April 2015
Kampala, Uganda


Call for abstracts

14.01.2015



IFEH 1st World Academic Congress on Environmental Health - call for papers


The College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Portugal, is hosting the first IFEH World Academic Congress on Environmental Health - 22-26 September 2015.

Please visit the Congress website - to get further information and in order to respond to the call for papers.

Congress website - http://gehff2015.pt


30.12.2014



IFEH Global Job Posting Site


The International Federation of Environmental Health’s Global Posting Site (GPS Locator) jobsite is a very effective and efficient means for attracting the best international and local job applicants at a very inexpensive cost. We hope you enjoy and maybe use this new feature to your advantage.

For information about how to submit a job advertisement or a application, please see the information sheet here

Use the same link to get information on advertising possibilities on that specific page.

To use the GPS locator site, as a safety feature, users (both employer and applicants) need to register first!

Go here and grab the opportunity to work with us.

Goto the IFEH Global Posting Site: ifeh-jobs.org


30.12.2014



IFEH RESPONSE
TO THE OUTBREAK OF EBOLA IN WEST AFRICA

The Africa Group of the IFEH calls upon all Environmental Health Professionals on the African continent to play an active role in the combating and spread of this virus.

The IFEH further pledges our full support to all our Members who are involved with the control of Ebola in their countries of origin.


Look up the message signed by IFEH President and IFEH Chair African Regional Group


20.10.2014



Food Safety Scientific Conference



The Environmental Health Workers Association of Uganda has arranged for an international conference on Food Safety, 27-28 November 2014

Call for abstacts
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10.10.2014



IFEH World Congress - updates




The IFEH thanks NEHA for hosting a very successful World Congress in Las Vegas, US.
Also our thanks go to:
Hedgerow Software Ltd., NSF International, Underwriters Laboratories and Decade Software for sponsoring some of the IFEH activities.
Read more about the IFEH World Congress
The Hedgerow Bursary - A true Success
The Hegderow Bursary enabled the IFEH to welcome participators from developing countries to take part in this great event.
Read the article

IFEH Eric Foskett Award
The most important and most prestigious IFEH Award - The Eric Foskett Award went to Jerry Chaka, South Afrtica for his great contribution to the IFEH and its vision, for many years.


 

IFEH Roy Emerson AwardNava Bastola - look up larger photo
The prestigious IFEH Roy Emerson Award went to Nava Bastola, Candidate for Mph at Loma Linda University, USA.

The IFEH would like to thank NSF International for their generous sponsorship of the Emerson Award.

Look up larger photoThe runner up, on second place, went to Jacqueline Eva Nakiirya, from Makere University of Health Sciences, Uganda

 

 

New President of the IFEH
Henning I. Hansen, EnviNa Denmark, was put in place as new President of the International Federation of Environmental Health.

His period as IFEH President  will run from now and till 2016.

 


New President Elect of the IFEH

Peter Archer, CIEH, England, Wales and N. Ireland was put in place as new President Elect of the International Federation of Environmental Health.

His period as IFEH President will run from 2016 and till 2018.




Immidiate Past President of the IFEH
Peter Davey, EHA, Australia.
The IFEH thanks the outgoing President Peter Davey for his great effort for the IFEH in his presidency 2012 - 2014.

Peter Davey is by now Hon. Vice President of the IFEH.


Also read about some of
Peter Daveys achievements in the article by Henning Hansen in the IFEH Magazine.


New IFEH PRO
Janet Russels, CIEH, England, Wales and N. Ireland was elected as new PR Officer of the International Federation of Environmental Health.

The IFEH thanks the outgoing IFEH PRO Bernard Forteath for his great efforts in this position.


20.07.2014


IFEH Magazine, Environment & Health International


The new issue of the IFEH Magazine, Environment & Health International is now on-line.

Read the IFEH Magazine

03.07.2014


World Environmental Health Day
26 September 2014


The the theme for this year World Environmental Health Day is:

Addressing Environmental Health Inequalities

Read more about this big event and how to contribute at:

www.ifeh.org/wehd

Send information about your activities to:
webmaster@ifeh.org to get it posted on the site.


20.06.2014


..and the winner is.....
of this year IFEH Roy Emerson Award


The winner is Nava Bastola from Loma Linda University, California
and the runner up, on second place, went to Jacqueline Eva Nakiirya, from Makere University of Health Sciences, Uganda

The IFEH congratulates them.

20.06.2014



Stay Connected to the IFEH World Congress and NEHA AEC with the Virtual AEC


NEHA has opened up registration for the Virtual World Congress/AEC, which will allow for those individuals that will not be able to attend the World Congress/AEC in-person in Las Vegas to access some of the educational sessions.

Find further information on how to participate


10.06.2014


IFEH World Conference 2014


The IFEH and NEHA jointly welcome youto participate in the IFEH World Conference on Environmental Health, July 7-10, 2014, LasVegas,US, hosted by NEHA. The World Conference is being held in conjunction with the NEHA AEC - Annual Educational Conference & Exhebition.

Visit the NEHA Conference website:
www.neha2014aec.org

To register go to the Conference Website
Information about the sessions and events
Look up the Conference Program - Overview
Further IFEH information


03.04.2014



A TRIBUTE TO NELSON MANDELA


The World has lost a great leader. A candle has gone out - but the light that he gave to the whole World will keep on shining. And his vision will for ever stand as a guiding light for us all.

Respectfully IFEH Board of Directors on behalf of the International Federation of Environmental Health.

Read the words of Mr Jerry Chaka, South African Institute forEnvironmental Health, Chair IFEH Africa Group, Past President of IFEH.

Read the tribute to Nelson Mandela by J. Chaka

08.01.2014


IFEH Magazine, Environment & Health International

The new issue of the IFEH Magazine, Environment & Health International is now on-line.

Edited by Kathryn Young, Irish Association of Environmental Health, Dublin Institute of Technology.

Read the IFEH Magazine

29.12.2013


Greetings from the President of IFEH

IFEH President Dr Peter Davey sends his season greetings to all members and partners. In this message the IFEH President reports on the progress of the Federation.

Read the message from the President

24.12.2013


Award to the former Minister for Health in Ireland

Environmental Health Association of Ireland has presented Micheál Martin with their Excellence Award for his Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Environmental Health.

Read the news release from EHAI

23.12.2013


Extreme natural disaster in the Philippines - IFEH Statement


IFEH statement of support to the People of the Philippines in this time of trouble and adversity. Our colleagues in the IFEH Asia Pacific Region stand by to offer help if requested.

Read the statement

11.11.2013


IFEH Hedgerow Bursary
The Federation has received financial support in the form of a Bursary from Hedgerow Software Ltd. of Canada. The Federation wishes to thank and recognize Hedgerow Software for their generous support in the creation and establishment of this Bursary.


The agreed purpose of this money is to support members from developing countries to attend IFEH Council Meetings.


About the Bursary and how to apply:
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About the sponsor:
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20.10.2013


World Environmental Health Day
26 September 2013


World Environmental Health Day is being celebrated worldwide. Look up some of the many activities taking place all over the Globe.
Website: www.ifeh.org/wehd


26.09.2013


ROY EMERSON AWARD - INAUGURAL ESSAY COMPETITION

Students who are affiliated with IFEH Member Countries or our Academic Association members are INVITED to submit a 2000-2500 Word Essay and accompanying power-point presentation on the theme: “The Climate Change Challenge”... engaging the Environmental Health Practitioner.

The winner will be funded by IFEH to receive the prestigious Award in Las Vegas, USA and to present the Award Winning Essay as a Conference Presentation at the joint 13th IFEH World Congress/NEHA AEC Event from 7-10 July 2014 in Las Vegas.

Read the detailed guideline how to participate


24.09.2013


Call for Abstracts and President Message - World Congress on Environmental Health 2014

Call for abstracts to the World Congress on Enviornmental Health 2014 in Las Vegas is now open.
Look up the World Congress page

Also read the message from IFEH President
Dr Peter Davey
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14.09.2013


Why to be a member of the IFEH

The Board of Directors of the IFEH with the assistance of Past President Robert Bradbury has elaborated a document pin-pointing the benefits of being a member of the IFEH. The document is targeted all membership categories.

Look up the benefits document
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10.09.2013


The Emerging Environmental Health Risks and Challenges for Tomorrow: Prospects for Malawi
World Environmental Health Day 2013

Representatives of Malawi Environmental Health Association, University of Malawi and Malawi Ministry of Health has produced a very descriptive paper on the situation in Malawi with the aim of creating awareness an incite debate between environmental health professionals on solutions regarding the emerging environmental health risks and challenges - as an input in connection with World Environmental Health Day.

Read the paper
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Look up the World Environmental Health Day
Website: www.ifeh.org/wehd


31.07.2013


World Environmental Health Day
26 September 2013

The IFEH Board of Directors encourages all organisations, universities, local and national governments to initiate events in relation to the World Environmental Health Day 26 September 2013 and get information about the events posted to the IFEH website: www.ifeh.org/wehd

Read the letter from the IFEH BOD describing the 2013 theme:
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Website: www.ifeh.org/wehd


25.07.2013


IEHFF Biennial Meeting 2014

The 12th Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Health Faculty Forum (IEHFF) will be held Monday, 7 July 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. This Forum is for academics involved in environmental health education and examines issues of educational interest. The meeting is being held in conjunction with the 13th World Congress on Environmental Health and the 78th annual meeting of the National Environmental Health Association.
Save the date
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23.07.2013


IFEH Newsletter July 2013


Read the latest issue of the IFEH Newsletter.
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22.06.2013


World Environmental Health Day
26 September

26 September has by the International Federation of Environmental Health been declared:

World Environmental Health Day

to be celebrated each year.

The theme for the 2013 26 September World Environmental Health Day is:

"Emerging Environmental Health Risks & Challenges for Tomorrow"

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17.05.2013




CIPHI turns 100 years


The IFEH congratulates CIPHI, The Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors as it has turned 100 years. This is truly a historic milestone in Canadian Public and Environmental Health.

In recognition of this momentous day CIPHI has issued news releases which can be accessed at the following links:

English:
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French: Link
A web commercial has been developed and is posted on YouTube:
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24.04.2013


IFEH Newsletter April 2013


Read the latest issue of the IFEH Newsletter.
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23.03.2013


IFEH Environmental Health and Disaster Management Courses


The IFEH courses on Disaster Management are progressing very positively.

Read about the IFEH initiative at this special page:
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27 - 28 June 2013, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Environmental Health and Disaster Management

This course will be delivered in partnership with the Kuching Public Health College and the Malaysia Environmental Health Association.

Look up the program

Find the registration form here:
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18.03.2013



IFEH Environmental Health and Disaster Management Course


17-21 June 2013, Udayana University, Indonesia

Find the program here:
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11.02.2013



Collection of full text articles from IFEH World Congress in Vilnius now available


Find the published articles here:
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28.01.2013




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