IAAH World Congress on Adolescent Health
“Looking for youth and young professionals”
The International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health will be organised from October 26-28, 2017 in New Delhi, India. The Congress is hosted by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child with the support of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India (MoHFW). The theme of the 2017 Congress is “Investing in Adolescent Health-the Future is Now”.
Young people are a global force to reckon with and this will be reflected in the Congress by ensuring that youth and young professionals are central to the Congress planning and programme. Young participants in the broad age ranges of 15-18 years (adolescents); 19-24 years (youth) and 25-30 (young professionals) from schools, colleges and professional universities from across the world are encouraged to participate in the Congress with the following objectives:
(a) build their capacities in essential research and advocacy skills through mentorship opportunities and
(b) provide a platform to young stakeholders to voice their health priorities and engage in scientific and policy-oriented discussions on adolescent health.
Youth applications for the IAAH Adolescent Health Congress are now open and the deadline for submission is May 31, 2017. Limited scholarships are available for youth from LMICs.
Youth: Register here