Universidad del Valle and ecohealth international hosted the 2018 biennial congress in Cali, Colombia, from August 15 to 18th. The overall theme was “Environmental and Health Equity: Connecting local alternatives in a global World”. This theme emphasized the need to connect local initiatives in a world with global drivers that threaten healthy ecosystems and populations, and makes a call to tackle these forces and pursue justice. Morning sessions were organized with key speakers and provocative discussions in which cross sectional questions about environmental and health equity was analyzed and challenged to support ideas of change. In addition to activities directly related to the conference theme, Ecohealth 2018 also included pre-conference workshops, other presentation formats and a rich set of activities aimed to promote the principles of the Ecohealth approach.
See Statement of Conference 2018 here
For more details, see the conference website here.
The conference program can be downloaded here.