Alliance of Public Health in partnership with AFEW International (Netherlands), Odesa City Council and Knowledge Action Change (UK) is organizing City Health International 2018. The Conference will be held in the city of Odessa (Ukraine) on September 13-14, 2018.

Founded in 2012, Сity Health International is focuses on health and well-being of people and looks at the following issues such as the use of alcohol, drugs, healthy eating, safe sexual behavior and prevention of violence, as well as factors affecting the health of urban residents. The conference considers a wide range of topics. Representatives from non-governmental organizations, public projects, advocacy groups, as well as scientists and policy makers were invited to participate. You can find additional information about the conference at

The key theme of City Health International in 2018 – Developing healthy responses in a time of change’. This includes changes in political and societal norms, as well as changes in perceptions and expectations within communities. It also provides scope to tackle the important principle of inclusion, with regard to marginalised individuals and groups.The conference will be held for two days with a planned number of participants of up to 250 people. For the first time a conference of this format will be held in Eastern Europe. Participation of Ukraine in such event opens new opportunities, aimed at resolving public health issues at the city level. It is planned to invite the mayors of Kyiv, Istanbul, Athens and others to strengthen the role of local authorities in strengthening the health of city residents.

Organizers are waiting for abstracts for oral presentations and posters. The deadline for abstracts submission is April 1, 2018. The registration fee for participation in the conference is $ 150 per delegate. A reduced registration fee of $ 100 is provided to participants from Ukraine and low-income and middle-income countries according to the World Bank classification. If you have any questions regarding participation or support of the conference, please contact Maryna Braga, Alliance for Public Health at