World Congress on Public Health

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Burnet Institute researchers have key roles at the 15th World Congress on Public Health at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The 2017 Congress includes a series of World Leadership Dialogues including:

  • HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B elimination by 2030 – the importance of equity of access to achieve these ambitious targets’, to be chaired by Professor Margaret Hellard.

  • Dr Suman Majumdar will address the question ‘Can we end the global Tuberculosis epidemic by 2030?’ in his World Leadership Dialogue.

  • Associate Professor Freya Fowkes will chair ‘Towards Malaria Elimination in the Asia-Pacific – Challenges and Opportunities’.

  • Contributors to Associate Professor Fowkes’ dialogue include Professor James Beeson and Dr Jack Richards.

The World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) is held every 2-4 years by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) and attracts between 2,000-4,000 delegates.

The Congress serves as an international forum for the exchange of knowledge and experiences on key public health issues, contributing towards protecting and promoting public health at a national and global level.

Find out more at the official website.

Date & Time

Monday, 3 April, 2017 – Friday, 7 April, 2017


Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre,
1 Convention Centre Place,
South Wharf, Victoria. 3006

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Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Angus Morgan

Senior Media and Communications Officer