The UK’s largest multi-disciplinary conference on public health

The Annual Public Health Forum has been one of the main platforms on which the UKPHA has developed and expanded its work on health and sustainable development.

Interactive Abstract System

The UKPHA interactive abstract system is now available online. The system allows you to search and find papers from the 2010 conference by looking up a certain author, title or organisation, or view all abstracts in a particular session.

Keynote Speakers

Chris Gates

Executive Director PACE - Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement, Colorado, USA.

Professor Sir Michael Marmot (by video link)

Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health and Director of the International Institute for Society and Health. MRC Research Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London.

Sir Marmot joined the UKPHA Annual Forum opening plenary via a specially produced video for the conference delegates.

John McKnight

Co-Director ABCD - Asset-Based Community Development Institute, School of Education and Social Policy ‘Mobilising neighbourhood assets - The future of community health’ Northwestern University, Chicago, USA.

Norman Lamb MP

Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary

Call for Papers

Abstract submission for the UKPHA 19th Annual Forum will open in September 2010.

Arts and Health

As ever the Forum offered all that is best in networking, learning and leading edge thinking plus the creativity and inspiration which comes with our renowned arts and health programme.

The UKPHA Michael Varnam Health, Humanity and Environment Award

This award is presented annually by the UKPHA in recognition of the outstanding contribution to Health, Humanity and Environment made by Dr Michael Varnam, former UKPHA trustee, who died in 2006. The award recognises an approach to health and the environment, which is rooted in humanitarian principles, acknowledging projects and services that improve the environment for the well-being of future generations.