UDP News: Winter 2012
UDP professor Fritz Wagner attended the World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) three-day invitational meeting last October. The meeting was organized to cover main expected regional results of PAHO’s Work Plan 2012-2013 on Sustainable Development and Environmental Health, particularly in the following areas:
- Workers Health
- Alcohol and Tobacco
- Mental Health
- Health Promotion and Human Security
- Healthy Settings
- Basic Sanitation and Health
- Risk Assessment of Environmental Hazards
- Environmental Global Change and Health
- Road Safety, Injury and Violence Prevention
- Social Determinants of Health
For the past six years, Fritz Wagner has been working with PAHO in a variety of ways, including giving talks at their international meetings and participating in invitational meetings. For the past twenty-five years, Wagner has been working with the WHO and since coming to the University of Washington in 2000, Wagner has been trying to establish a new WHO collaborating center for Healthy Cities and Communities.
To learn more about the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), visit the PAHO website.
To learn more about the World Health Organization (WHO), visit the WHO website.
For more information about Fritz Wagner, please visit his UDP Faculty profile page.