Smoking ban success - public health community looks at next challenges (Media invitation) Monday 18 June 2007 PDF Print MEDIA INVITATION OUR HEALTH IS IN THEIR HANDS… Faculty of Public Health 2007 Annual Conference 26-28 June, Eastbourne, East Sussex Specialising in health’s BIGGER picture Members of The Faculty of Public Health played a significant role in driving through England’s smoking ban that comes into effect next month. Now, they’re looking at the next major challenges to the country’s health. Attend this conference to hear the views, strategies and plans of some of the most significant health professionals in the country. What? The Faculty of Public Health’s annual conference brings together a cross-section of experts to discuss the public health issues that affect the whole UK population. The conference programme will provide a varied and lively mix of sessions with keynote speakers including Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer, David King, the UK Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor and Caroline Flint, Minister for Public Health. Sexual health, child obesity, the great British drink debate, growing health inequalities within the UK and pandemic response strategies will all be discussed. The conference will also celebrate England joining the rest of the UK in going smoke-free, less than a week before the ban becomes law on July 1st. Where? The Devonshire Park Conference Centre, Eastbourne. When? 26-28 June 2007. Why? The conference provides an opportunity to hear the views of the people who hold our health in their hands. They are the key players, shaping the public’s health, now and in the future. Come and see for yourself what issues are affecting the nation. Who? The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) specialises in the bigger picture for the nation’s health, by considering national and global health trends. They are responsible for improving and protecting the health of this country. Members come from NHS organisations, national and local government agencies and authorities, the Health Protection Agency, academic institutions and the World Health Organization, amongst others. For further information about this meeting and to register for media attendance: Contact Aurora : Aaron Pond / Claire Eldridge firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com 020 7424 7943 / 020 7424 7942 To view the latest conference programme, please visit: http://www.publichealthconferences.org.uk/annual/ -Ends- This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Aurora PR in the following categories: Health, Environment & Nature, Education & Human Resources, Medical & Pharmaceutical, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.