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

IFEH World Conference 2014

The IFEH and NEHA jointly welcome you to participate  in the IFEH World Conference on Environmental Health, July 7-10,  2014, Las Vegas, 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:

To register go to the Conference Website
Information about the sessions and events
Look up the Conference Program - Overview
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11th Scientific Conference, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

10-11 April 2014, Makerere University is hosting this important African Conference on Environmental Health.

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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 for Environmental Health, Chair IFEH Africa Group, Past President of IFEH.

Read the tribute to Nelson Mandela by J. Chaka


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.

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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.

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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


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.

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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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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.



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


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


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.

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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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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:

Read the letter from the IFEH BOD describing the 2013 theme:



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.
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IFEH Newsletter July 2013

Read the latest issue of the IFEH Newsletter.


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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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:

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


IFEH Newsletter April 2013

Read the latest issue of the IFEH Newsletter.


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:

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.

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Find the registration form here:

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IFEH Environmental Health and Disaster Management Course

17-21 June 2013, Udayana University, Indonesia

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

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The IFEH Magazine
Environment & Health International

IFEH Strategic Planning Update