March 9-12, 2015 – International Conference on Urban Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh – Urban Health for a Sustainable Future: Post 2015 Agenda
ICUH 2015 will be unique. Why? Because this will be the first ICUH in South Asia, and Bangladesh is very important to the region’s development.
The hosting of the conference in Bangladesh is meaningful at a time in the country’s development with the realization of importance of urban health for sustainable development. The conference will also have significant relevance globally.ICUH 2015 will promote the idea that we need to think of urbanization with its impact on environment, economy and social factors which will benefit all segments of the population. It will aim to address to sustain urbanization in such a way that promotes equality, development and health.
The major objective of the ICUH is to gather scientists, practitioners, policy makers and community organizations across disciplines and geographic boundaries (high and low-income settings), to exchange ideas and advance research and practice that promote the health of individuals who are in urban regions, including those individuals who belong to disadvantaged groups. The conference aims to promote trans disciplinary and collaborative research, policy, and interventions, to foster international discussion of urban health issues, to build networks among individuals engaged in urban health, and to promote the understanding of the impact of urban areas on health and behavior. ICUH 2015 aims to focus on post 2015 development agenda on urban health.