Spotlight on EH in Norway
Spotlight on Norway

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 Norway.

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Sponsor of the IFEH Hedgerow Bursary

Sponsors of the IFEH
Roy Emerson Award


Sponsor of the IFEH
Eric Foskett Award


IFEH Newsletter March 2018

The IFEH Newsletter March 2018 Edition
is now available.



IWorld Environmental Health Day
26 September 2018

Participation in
World Environmental Health Day
26 September 2018
is now open.

This year's theme is:




Scientific Conference on EH in Uganda

Call for papers
15th Annual Scientific Conference to be held
12 -13 April 2018, Kampala, Uganda.
See poster for further details


Message from the President of IFEH

Message from Peter Archer, President of the International Federation of Environmental Health:
‘The arrest of the Turkish Medical Association Leadership is a Threat to the Human Rights of Health Professionals Everywhere’.

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IFEH Magazine December 2017

The IFEH Magazine
Environment & Health International
December 2017 Edition is now available.

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World Academic Conference, Jamaica

Members of the Conference Organizing Committee .
Center: Dr Henroy Scarlett, Chair of the IFEH Americas Regional Group and Chair of the Committee.
Next to H.S.: Dr Sheryl Stroud,
Executive Director, One Health Commission

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Message from the Conference Organizer

IFEH Council

JAPHI, Jamaican Association of Public Health Inspectors hosted a very succesful World Academic Conference on Environmental Health 22-25 Oct. 2017 with many disquinguised speakers , including the The Minister of Health. More than 300 delegates from all over  the World participated.

The IFEH Council had meetings at the same occation. Meeting agenda and minutes can be found in the meeting section of the IFEH website.

21.11.2017 / 15.11.2017

IFEH Roy Emerson Award 2017
.. and the winner is

Zarja Zrinski

Zarja Zrinski is a Student at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Sciences, Slovenia
She responded to the IFEH call for an essay on this year's topic : “International Travel & Health” and won the price which included a free travel and stay at the IFEH World Academic Conference - and giving a presentation on the topic.

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International Day
for Diaster Reduction
13 October 2017
United Nations inaugurated this day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Held every 13 October since 1989. Look up further information on the UNISDR website: Link and Link

IFEH is a partner with the UNISDR
Science and Technology Partnership


World Environmental Health Day
26 September 2017

Look up some of the many great activities around the Globe in regard to the
World Environmental Health Day
26 September 2017



Open Letter to
Philip Morris International
from 113 organisations

The IFEH is in partnership with
World Federation of Public Health Associations who has launched this open letter to PMI regarding smoking


IFEH Newsletter July 2017

The IFEH Newsletter July 2017 Edition is now available.


IFEH participation at the UN 2017 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico

The IFEH participate in the UN 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 22-26 May as an organising partner with the UNISDR.
The Congress is hosted by the Government of Mexico. The IFEH has by the UN been invited to put forward an Official Statement to the Congress.

The IFEH Statement with the full support of the IFEH BOD and the IFEH Committee on DRR has been submitted to the UN (UNISDR).
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IFEH World Congress 2018

NZIEH has launched the Congress website for the 15th World Congress on Environmental Health to be held in Auckland, New Zealand 20 - 23 March 2018.

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World Environmental Health Day 2017
26 September

IFEH has launched the theme for WEHD 2017
Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution


IFEH Academic World Conference on
Environmental Health in Jamaica

The Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors (JAPHI) together with the IFEH are hosting the 2nd Academic World Conference on EH, titled:
"One Health - One Global Environment"
22 - 26 October 2017
Montego Bay, Jamaica

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and call for papers:


International student conference on health sciences, Estonia
"Health in our Hands"

23 November 2017 at Tartu Health Care College, Estonia

Conference Website


IFEH World Congress 2016 Outcomes

Malawi 2016 World Congress Declaration
as endorsed by the Conference delegates

IFEH Special Interest Groups

The IFEH 2016 World Congress hosted by Malawi Environmental Health Association (MEHA) and supported by the Malawi Government together with University of Malawi and Africa Academy of Environmental Health was a great succes.

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The assembly was addressed by the Malawi Minister of Health - Dr. Peter Kumpalume - first row in the middle of the picture sitting next to the outgoing president of the IFEH Henninng I. Hansen.

New President of the IFEH
In the IFEH the precisdency is for a two years period.

The new elected IFEH President 2016 - 2018 is
Peter Archer, CIEH, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, England, Wales and N. Ireland.

Peter Archer

New President Elect of the IFEH
The IFEH president is elected two years before the coming president takes office. We call it President Elect.

The new elected IFEH President Elect - to become IFEH Presient 2018 - 2020 is
Selva Mudaly, SAIEH, South African Institute of Environmental Health.

Selva Mudaly

IFEH Eric Foskett Award
At every IFEH World Congress theIFEH Eric Foskett award is presented a person inside the IFEH who has done an outstanding effort in regard to all the ideas that the IFEH is based upon.

This year Eric Foskett Award has been awarded:
Stephen James Cooper, CIEH

Stephen Cooper


IFEH has launched
16 special Interest Groups - SIGs

All of our 50,000+ members through our IFEH member organisations and associated are invited to participate in the IFEH SIGs.

Have a look and join:


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15th IFEH World Congress
on Environmental Health, New Zealand

Hosted by
New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health

20 - 23 March 2018

IFEH Magazine

2nd IFEH Academic World Conference
on Environmental Health, Jamaica

Hosted by JAPHI and IFEH
22 - 26 October 2017

14th Biennial IEHFF Meeting
Auckland, New Zealand
19 March 2018