Congress theme & Congress Sessions

Congress Theme 

The theme of the Congress is “A World in Turmoil: Opportunities to Focus on the Public’s Health”. It underlines the commitment of working together across sectors to promote health equity and build a more sustainable and just future.

Congress Sessions


  • Planetary Health and Public Health
  • Social, economic and political determinants of health and health equity
  • Digital health, health information and Artificial Intelligence
  • COVID-19: lessons learnt and how to prevent the next pandemic
  • Mental health and social wellbeing
  • Vaccine preventable diseases and Vaccine confidence
  • Skills and capacity for health improvement: growing the global public health workforce
  • Conflicts and public health: prevention, responses, recovery, rehabilitation, reconciliation