helping communities become more socially accountable
16-20 August 2018 | Limerick, Ireland
Community Empowerment for Health: A Multi-Sectoral Approach
The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH)
Where's the public in public health?

Why Attend?

We are pleased to invite you to the 2018 Annual Meeting of The Network: TUFH! Community Empowerment for Health goes beyond the traditional methods of information sharing and consultation; it involves a change in power relations, and enabling people to have more control and responsibility for their own health. Various sectors reach out to communities to create empowerment opportunities to become more informed and more influential by giving them confidence, skills, resources and power to shape and influence their health. 

Who Should Attend?

  • leadership, staff, students of medical education institutions
  • academic authorities and regulatory bodies
  • health policy makers and health organization managers
  • professional associations
  • local authorities
  • civil societies

Important Dates

  • August 23 – Launch of Master Class/Pre-Conference Workshop Abstract Submission

  • September 13 – Deadline for Abstract Submission

  • October 27 – Registration Opens

  • October 27 – Launch of Workshop, Poster, TUFH Talks, and Panel Abstract Submission

  • December 18 – Deadline for Abstract Submission

Conference Partners


University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School

Video Presentation

About The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH)

We are an international organization aiming to foster equitable community-oriented health services education, research, and policy. We bring together innovative health care organizations, universities, educational institutions, and individuals from all over the world, committed to contribute to the improvement of health in their communities.

The Network: TUFH is an non-governmental organization, in official relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO).