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Task Force on War

In response to the war in Ukraine, ASPHER has convened a Task Force on War. The Task Force will focus on three key areas: 1) Scientific advisement; 2) Neighboring countries and refugee context; 3) Training and broader academic context

Special Meeting:

War in Ukraine and Public Health 

Friday 20 May, 09h00 until 15h30, Gdansk and Zoom

The Medical University of Gdansk and ASPHER held a special meeting on the War in Ukraine and Public Health. Speakers included university colleagues from Ukraine and members of the ASPHER Task Force on War. Discussions explored the War impact on public health; Public health needs in Ukraine and in other European countries and world-wide; how SPHs can respond; and Public Health Curriculum adaptations.

Download the meeting agenda.

Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BHrS_c7ESqOtjwrGm2r3rQ 

 

The role of Europe’s Schools of Public Health in times of war: ASPHER statement on the war against Ukraine

Access the statement here: https://www.ssph-journal.org/articles/10.3389/phrs.2022.1604880/full

Download translated versions of the statement here.

Scientific advisement

A Roadmap to Developing ASPHER Technical Guidance Notes on War and Health (10 May 2022) 

ASPHER Statement on Food Security: 5 + 5 + 5 points for improving food security in the context of the Russia-Ukraine war. 

 

Neighboring contries and refugee context

 

Training and broader academic context

Henrique Lopes, John Middleton and Oliver Razum. Preparing for what we abhor: an obligation of public health professionals. Lancet. 2022;399(10342):p2187 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(22)00889-3

Seminar Series: Public Health in Times of War (registration link: https://bit.ly/3vvSSQD

 

If you wish to join the Task Force, please contact ASPHER Secretariat.