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FORHEAD Annual Conference 2018: 10th Anniversary

Marking the 10th anniversary of FORHEAD, this year’s conference will bring together experts from environmental, health and social sciences to consider review the evolution and current state of environment of health in China and related policy and research.

Key topics will include

  1. The emergence and development of environment and health as a policy issue and topic of research, including presentations on changing understandings of environmental impacts on health and emerging problems; progress and challenges in the assessment of environmental quality and health impacts, and the development of environment and health as a policy field.
  2. A focus on agriculture, food, and rural environmental health, including presentations reviewing interactions between environment, health and development in rural counties that have pursued different development strategies; a review of agricultural and environmental policies, and a focus on the pork sector.
  3. China’s War on Air Pollution, including presentations on progress in monitoring air pollution and understanding its composition, sources and transport, and its health effects; the evolution of governance strategies and their effectiveness; and the challenge of assessing and balancing costs and benefits of different policy approaches.
  4. The role of NGOs in environment and health
  5. What can we learn from FORHEAD’s experience in promoting and building capacity for interdisciplinary research on environment and health

As space will be limited, please register for the meeting on the FORHEAD website (click here) by October 20, 2018. We may be able to include a few additional presentations on related topics. If you would like to submit a paper for consideration, please send an abstract by October 20 to  

September 27, 2018