WCPH Congresses


The 16th World Congress of Public Health, held virtually in 2020, saw an incredible turnout as 3,750 participants tuned in virtually from across 125 countries. Inspiring presentations and meaningful discussions brought together public health professionals as they navigated challenges under the theme of “Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action”.

The 17th World Congress on Public Health took place in Rome from 2 to 6 May 2023. This time the Congress was organized by WFPHA together with the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPHER) and the Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health (SItI). Over than 3000 delegates from all over the world attended.

To see the list of our past congresses, please click here


The 18th World Congress on Public Health will be held in 2026. Stay tuned for more information!