NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities – one day courses

He Kainga Oranga, the Housing and Health Research Programme and the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities are offering two stimulating short courses at the University of Otago, Wellington’s 2019 Public Health Summer School in February 2019: Update on Rheumatic Fever prevention and control | WHO International Housing and Health Guidelines: Southern Hemisphere Launch.

12 February 2019, Update on Rheumatic Fever prevention and control

This seminar-style course is for all those whose work involves rheumatic fever prevention and control, clinical management, surveillance and research and all those with an interest in this disease and child health. Catch up with the most recent research:

  • Burden of rheumatic fever (ARF and RHD)
  • Causes of rheumatic fever
  • Prevention of rheumatic fever
  • Treatment and management of ARF and RHD

Wellington City Council Central Park Apartments

25 February 2019, WHO International Housing and Health Guidelines: Southern Hemisphere Launch

The WHO Housing and Health guidelines synthesise the most recent evidence to provide practical recommendations to improve housing. What are the guidelines and what are their implications, nationally and internationally? This one-off symposium will provide an explanation of the guidelines, their rationale and recommendations.

This event is a must for housing and environmental policy-makers, housing providers, the building and construction industry, and anyone else affected by or interested in the housing and related environments, and health.

See the Public Health Summer School 2019 website for more information and to register