ADPH Annual Conference 2016

July 18, 2016 in ADPH Updates, Headline Events by admin

The Right to Health

8th November, central London

The 2016 ADPH Annual Conference took place on 8th November at Woburn House, near Euston station in London. We heard the following presentations:

  • The right to health needs public health; does public health need the right to health? by Professor Paul Hunt, Human Rights Centre, Essex University, former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health;
  • What causes wellness: the social determinants of health by Sir Harry Burns, Professor of Global Public Health at Strathclyde University and former CMO for Scotland;
  • Competing rights implications for future generations by Dr Frank Atherton, CMO of Wales and former Deputy CMO of Health for Canada;
  • The right to health through work by Dr Richard Heron, President, Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Vice President Health and Chief Medical Officer at BP.

Members can access more resources from the conference here.

ADPH Conference 2016 (28)

Dr Andrew Furber, ADPH President and DPH in Wakefield chairing the conference

ADPH Presidents (2)

Past Presidents, (L-R) Dr Janet Atherton, Dr Frank Atherton, Dr Andrew Furber, current ADPH President, ADPH CEO Nicola Close and Dr Tony Jewell

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