Published: 22-08-2017 09:58 | Updated: 10-10-2017 16:23

The Department of Public Health Sciences will participate in the 2017 European Public Health Conference

In November this year, the 10th European Public Health Conference will be held in Stockholm. More than 1,500 experts in public health are expected to participate. From the department, several researchers and research students have already registered.

Lucie Laflamme"As the conference this year is in Stockholm, it provides the department as a whole with a unique occasion to highlight its high quality work in research and education. We prepare for this event with great excitement", says Lucie Laflamme, Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences and Professor of injury epidemiology and prevention.

During the conference, researchers and research students from the Department of Public Health Sciences will have oral presentations or posters, moderate sessions, and take part in workshops.

"The EPH conference is a very good opportunity for researchers in the fields of global health and public health sciences to present their work, to learn from the work of authors, and to network", explains Lucie Laflamme.

Together with Stockholm City Council, the Department of Public Health Sciences is part of the local organising committee for the conference, as well as participating in organising the pre-conferences. Master students from the department will also engage as volunteers.

Registration and programme for the EPH Conference

Find more information about the conference, programme and registration at

About the conference:

The 10th EPH conference will be held 1-4 November 2017 in Stockholm. Main theme for 2017’s conference is ‘Sustaining resilient and healthy communities’

The EPH Conference aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research as well as public health training and education in Europe. The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) is the initiator of the European Public Health Conferences.