Recognition of World Environmental Health Day

Publication Date: 
September 2014

WHEREAS, the practice of environmental health throughout the world is critical to the well-being of humankind and the protection of the earth’s resources; and, WHEREAS, environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect health; and, WHEREAS, the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) acknowledges World Environmental Health Day and embraces this year’s theme, Addressing Environmental Health Inequalities; and, WHEREAS, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) works to disseminate knowledge concerning environmental health and promote cooperation between countries where environmental health issues cross borders and boundaries; and, WHEREAS, NEHA partnered with the IFEH to host the joint 2014 IFEH World Congress and NEHA Annual Educational Conference; and,