National Public Health Symposium 2023

National Public Health Symposium 2023

24th-25th November 2023

The 4th National Public Health Conference entitled ‘Improving Health and Well-being: An integrated societal approach‘, will be organised by the Malta Association of Public Health Medicine (MAPHM), in collaboration with the Department of Public Health, and the Department of Health Systems Management and Leadership of the University of Malta, as well as the Malta Health Network, on the 24th-25th November 2023 at the South Auditorium at Mater Dei Hospital. It will also be transmitted virtually.

This conference aims to bring together professionals and academia from a wide range of fields, both within and outside health, to discuss the role every one of us has in improving health and well-being, and strategies for advancing health outcomes, with a focus on an integrated societal approach.

Conference Topics

Social Determinants of Health, Environmental Concerns and Sustainability

Old and new Health Challenges

Reorienting and strengthening health systems and services

Innovative approaches to Population Health

Public Health monitoring, surveillance, and evaluation

Public health leadership, politics, and economics

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now closed.


Registration is currently open, and will close on Tuesday 21st November (click on the button below to register). The program is available online.

Conference Organisers

Symposium Organising Committee:   Dr. Kathleen England (Chair), Dr. Alexia Bezzina, Dr. Karen Borg, Dr. Marika Borg, Dr. Amanda Bugeja, Dr. John Cachia, Dr. Charmaine Zahra, Dr. Sascha Reiff (MAPHM President)  

Scientific Committee:     Dr. Tanya Melillo (Chair), Dr. Jason Attard, Dr. Mariella Borg Buontempo, Dr. Miriam Camilleri, Dr. Miriam Dalmas, Dr. Roberto Debono, Dr. Beatrice Farrugia 

Conference Sponsors

This project has been funded through the Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme, managed by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (MCVS), and supported by the Ministry for Inclusion, Voluntary Organisations and Consumer Rights (MIVC)

This project/publication reflects the views of the author only, and the MCVS cannot be held responsible for the content or any use of the information contained therein.