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ASPHER General Assembly 2023

Wednesday 3 May, 10:00-12:30 CET 

Sala Tarragona
Ergife Palace Hotel & Conference Center
World Congress on Public Health – Rome 2023

Registration link

1. Welcome and opening of the meeting

2. Approval of minutes from the 2022 ASPHER General Assembly (Annex)

3. Acceptance of new members

3.1. Full membership

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Population Health, IRELAND
Presented by: Anne HICKEY
Membership Application | Video

Palacky University Olomouc, Faculty of Health Sciences, CZECHIA
Presented by: Alena PETRAKOVA
Membership Application Slideshow

3.2. Associate membership

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 
Department of Community Medicine & School of Public Health, INDIA
Presented by: Arun K AGGARWAL
Membership Application | Slideshow

Universidade Amilcar Cabral, German University Institute “Wilhelm von Humboldt”, GUINEA-BISSAU
Presented by: Konrad OBERMANN
Membership Application | Video 

4. Executive Board elections (voting by acclamation)

Short Bio | Manifesto

MABHALA Mzwandile
Short Bio | Manifesto 

5. Presidential elections (voting by acclamation)

BARROS Henrique
Short Bio | Manifesto 

6. Report from the President

ASPHER Activity Report 2022 (Annex)

7. Report from the Treasurer

8. Report from the Secretariat

9. Other reporting

9.1. Awards 2023 – call for nominations (Annex)
9.2. Honours Platform (Annex)
9.3. Next Generation Platform (Annex)
9.4. Task Forces and other project groups
9.5. Core Curriculum Review
9.6. Deans’ & Directors’ Retreat – Dublin 2023
9.7. APHEA updates (Annex)

10. Closing of the meeting

ASPHER sessions at WCPH2023 | Join us!
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ASPHER/GNAPH Sessions | 3-5 May (5 sessions) 

ASPHER/EPHA Session: Advancing the Glocal PH Advocacy - moderated panel session incl sharing good practice, followed by signing a PH advocacy manifesto | 3 May 2023, 16:00-17:30, Sala Pola

ASPHER Workshop: The way forward: strengthening health equity through social justice-based approaches in public health education | 5 May 2023, 17:00-18:00, Sala Mylasa