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17th International Conference on Urban Health

Transforming our Collective Urban Future: Learning from COVID-19

Online: Live and On-demand | 6-8 July 2021

The International Society for Urban Health (ISUH) is delighted to invite you to join our 17th International Conference on Urban Health: 2021 hosted online by SALURBAL and project partners across Latin America.  

Join our international network of interdisciplinary urban health researchers, policymakers, business leaders, practitioners, and grassroots community advocates to exchange ideas, advance research, and drive action across sectors, transforming urban environments to promote health and environmental sustainability as we rethink urban health in the context of COVID-19. Program-grpahic


Session topics:

1.         Urban health inequities
2.         Transforming built environments
3.         Urban governance and public health systems
4.         Urban health over the lifecourse
5.         Climate change and urban health
6.         Urban health in Latin America and the Caribbean

Reasons to attend ICUH 2021:

  • Meet and connect with members of the only global non-governmental organization focused exclusively on urban health and health equity worldwide
  • Join experts from across sectors and disciplines to discuss innovative strategies for improving health in cities and addressing the urban determinants of health
  • Share the latest challenges and opportunities to advancing urban health, health equity, healthy city design, sustainability and resilience, illuminated by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Advance the generation, exchange, and application of multidisciplinary and intersectoral urban health knowledge and practice from across the world

What to expect from our online platform.

Register Now Program Panel Sessions Pre-conference Workshops Speakers Scientific Committee

Scientific Committee Chairs

  • Ana Diez Roux
    SALURBAL Project

    Carlos Dora
    International Society for Urban Health

    Olga Lucía Sarmiento Dueñas
    SALURBAL (Colombia)

    J. Jaime Miranda
    SALURBAL (Peru)

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Conference Hosts
  • ISUH
  • PAHO
  • salurbal
  • Novartis Foundation
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Botnar