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Registrations open for Public Health Association Conference: Equity from the start - valuing our children

  • Saturday, May 5th, 2012
  • http://conference.pha.org.nz.

Registrations open today for the Public Health Association Conference: Equity from the start - valuing our children, to be held 3 - 5 September, Victoria University, Wellington.

A number of high-profile speakers have already been confirmed, including:
Sir Michael Marmot, Chair of the World Health Organization's Commission on Social Determinants of Health
Russel Wills, New Zealand Children's Commissioner
Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
Cindy Kiro, Head of the School of Public Health at Massey University.

The conference will feature the usual high standard and wide variety of presentations, workshops and panel discussions around equity for children and other important public health themes. A variety of innovative gateway events will also be held on 3 September prior to the opening of the conference.