EPH/CITY '93 Conference

kdebruyn at vub.vub.ac.be kdebruyn at vub.vub.ac.be
Wed Aug 11 07:01:19 EST 1993


SECOND ANOUNCEMENT EPH/CITY '93

Aims of EPH : 

 1. EPH '93 will review current scientific knowledge about the impact of
environmental conditions on the main cuases of morbidity and mortality in
modern society
 2. EPH '93 will contribute to an inventory of current knowledge and
experiences from international organizations and the European Community
regarding the relationship between health and the environment. 
 3. EPH '93 will discuss specific links between economic activities, human
health and the environment with reference to the U.N. Conference on
Environment and Development (U.N.C.E.D.) lectures EPH.

Aims of CITY : 

 1. The CITY '93 Forum will bring together the various international
networks of cities on issues of common corcern in the field of urban
problems, the urban environment and health in cities. 
 2. The CITY '93 Forum will focus on the request of the World Health
Organization on the urban environment with a view to follow up the
conclusions of the technical discussions on Urban Health (W.H.A.,Geneva,
May 1991), as well as the conclusions from the W.H.O. Commission on Health
& Environment (1992).
 3. The Conference will be the first Global Conference folowing up relevant
recommendations from the U.N. Conferenceon Environment and Development (Rio
de Janeiro, June 1992), especially on the links between economic
activities, environment and health in relation to urban problems and the
role of local activities. 

The conference will take place in Antwerp October 25-30th 1993.
Principal conference language is English.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS IS AUGUST 15th BUT THE ABSTRACTS
ANOUNCED BEFORE DEADLINE WILL STILL BE CONSIDERED. 

Special reduced registration fees were introduced for developing and
Central Eastern European countries, but no additional efforts can be made
before submission of abstracts.

The conference staff will provide special letters of invitation in order to
obtain extra funding. 

All information can be obtained from the Conference Secretariat or by
e-mail.

Looking forward hearing from you soon !
kdebruyn at meko.vub.ac.be
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
(Free University Brussels)
Human Ecology Department
Laarbeeklaan 103
B-1090 Brussels, Belgium
Tel. 32-2-477.42.81
Fax 32-2-477.49.64



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