10th - 20th March, 2010.
This is a call to participate in a national multi-sectoral conference bringing together Leading figures and Various Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from Public health to discuss and debate the issues around social determinants of health.
This is an opportunity to learn more about the social factors that can lead to ill health and inequalities. Hear from experts in the UK and internationally about the underlying causes that can lead to health problems. The determinants include unemployment, unsafe workplaces, urban slums, globalization and lack of access to health systems.
The Conference will provide an opportunity for participants to shareinsights and experiences and to network with other colleagues from voluntary sectors, health, education, local authorities and other areas. It is also an opportunity to get a direct access to loans and grants.
Keynote speaker, Professor Sir Michael Marmot, chairman of the World health organization Other speakers include: Dr. Fiona Adshead, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of England and Director of Health improvement.
Proposed interactive sessions.
* Child development
* Priority Public Health issues
*Women and Gender equality.Side Attractions:
* Book launching
* Artistic and cultural activities
* Exhibitions and Grants Approvals.
* Banquets, coffee break services.
* Opportunities for informal networking and alliance building.
All plenaries and selected breakout sessions will have interpretation in English, Spanish, Portugal and French.
Registration is free.
Who can participate?
Members of NGOs, Health Practitioners, Professionals in relevant fields, Lawyers, Psychologists, Women and Youth Development Groups, Government Officials, Donor Agencies, distinguished theologians,scholars and academics, ecumenists, members of peace and reconciliation groups and prospective individuals.
I can't afford the cost - Can you help? Yes the Dylans Foundation will take care of all the travel cost, but participants will pay and reserve there hotel accomodation in the abba queens gate hotel.
The Dylans Foundation and its co- sponsors have set up an Access Fund to support the travel costs (International Travel and local transportation cost) for all qualified participants. This is will on a first come-first-serve policy as we are envisioning
All Intending Participants are required to book for Accommodation/Reservation strictly in the conference host ground-ABBA QUEENS GATE HOTEL, which qualifies you for participation.
At this point we are provisioning for nearly 200 participants so all other Provisions like Travel tickets, local transportation, banquet, all meals and coffee break services, will be taken care of by the foundation.
Participants Invitations/selection will be on a first come/ first processed basis, so the sooner we receive your nominations, the earlier we can process them.
For Further Information/Reservation, Contact:
Dr. John Moore
Phone No: +447031852034
NB. Prospective Participants must apply in groups of 1-3.
Visas and Letters of invitation:
Special arrangements have been made, the Workshop organizers will arrange for letters of invitation to be sent to appropriate embassy officials as soon as we receive a proof/confirmation of hotel Reservation/ booking via email.
If you wish to present a paper at the conference, you should submit a single-spaced one-page presentation abstract, curriculum vitae (less than 4 pages), and presentation application form, which will be sent on request. commission on the social determinants of health.
Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!