International conference on Occupational Health for Health Workers, 22 – 24 October 2019 – Hamburg, Germany

Organized by: Centre for Epidemiology and Health Service Research in Care Professions (CVcare), University Clinics Hamburg-Eppendorf
Sponsored by: Statutory Accident Insurance of the Health and Welfare Service – Berufsgenossenschaft Gesundheitsdienst und Wohlfahrtspflege (BGW)
Supported by: International Section of the International Social Security Association (ISSA) on Prevention of Occupational Risks in Health Services
Co-sponsored by ICOH SC: Occupational and Environmental Dermatoses; Women Health and Work
Organized by SC: Occupational Health for Health Workers

Topics: War, economic crises, migration, critical instances and their impact on health workers health Health worker shortage and workers health Vision Zero – culture of prevention Gender and health worker Healthy skin in health workers Ergonomics Leadership and workers health Management of hazardous drugs and exposure Infection risk and infection prevention Exposure to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation of health worker

it is now possible to register and to submit abstracts at the website of the 11th OHHW conference: https://www.ohhw2019.org

As we had some problems with the website, we postponed the dateline for the call for abstracts until 30th April 2019.  Notification of abstract acceptance will be done via email by Mai 30th, 2019.

Please notice that planning of the conference is facilitated if abstracts are submitted as soon as possible.

We hope to be able to offer financial assistance for some to attend the conference.  Please check the conference website in the near future for details in applying for financial assistance and any other updates.

Looking forward to your registration.

All the best,

Albert Nienhaus, MD (conference organizer)

Gwen Brachman, MD (Chair SCOHHW)

Antoon DeSchryver, MD (Secy SCOHHW)C