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How can Environmental Health Practitioners contribute to ensure population safety and health during the COVID-19 pandemic?
In a great article published through Elsevier - Safety Science, Volume 136, April 2021, the role of Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) during pandemic is discussed.
The article is authored by researchers and EH professionals from several parts of the World - and many of those are well known in the IFEH community.
Earthquake in Croatia
IFEH Newsletter December 2020
Statement by the IFEH President
Report from the Past President
The Past President of the IFEH Dr Selva Mudaly
New President of the IFEH
The new IFEH President 2020 - 2022 is
IFEH Social Media Platforms extended
Updates from NEHA
Podcast on Asthma, Allergies, Chronic Disease and Climate Change
The Podcast is available throug this link.
IFEH World Academic Conference
The 4th IFEH World Academic Conference on Environmental Health is planned to take place 4 - 8 May 2021 in Tartu, Estonia, kindly hosted by Tartu Health Care College.
2020 World Environmental Health Day Declaration
In communities across the globe, the environmental health family are fighting this global pandemic and supporting each other in their efforts.
On a World Environmental Health Day like no other the IFEH motto
World Environmental Health Day
Many initiatives from all around the World are initiated in relation to WEHD 2020
Use the opportunity to get your initiative displayed as well.
NEHA virtual EH workforce conference
NEHA convened a 2-day virtual EH workforce conference a few weeks ago. The content is focused on food and water, re. the impact of COVID-19 and emerging issues and solutions. As might be expected, it is oriented toward North America, but valuable nonetheless. It is made possible to watch the recorded webinar etc. for free.
Further information through:
World Environmental Health Day
Theme for the 2020
Corona Virus Disease Challenges in Africa: The Role of Environmental Healths
Report from IFEH Africa Regional Group
COVID-19 Pandemic Report: Environmental Health Officers and Assistant Environmental Officers Malaysia
Report by Malaysian Association of Environmental Health - MAEH
New updates on COVID-19 from IFEH member organisations
More reports from our IFEH member organisation on the COVID-19 pandemic have been received from: New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health (NZIEH) and Environmental Health Australia (EHA)
IFEH Comments to UNDRR R-STAG paper on Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Context of COVID-19.
The IFEH is a member of the UNDRR Science & Technology Partnership for DRR and in that capacity the IFEH were informed by UNDRR with an opportunity to comment on the paper on Science and Technology for DRR in the Context of COVID-19, (spanish version) which has been elaborated by the UNDRR, Regional Science and Technology Advisory Group, R-STAG in the Americas & Caribbean.
The IFEH Americas Regional Group were asked to take the lead in preparing comments by the IFEH / IFEH Americas Regional Group. The comments have been submitted to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - UNDRR, Regional Office for the Americas & the Caribbean.
Look up the IFEH comments to the R-STAG ;paper on Science and Technology for DRR in the Context of COVID-19