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WHD July 2014 issue published
The July 2014 issue of World Health Design has been published, and features:Brie ... 
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10th Design & Health World Congress Early Bird Registration Extended - 3 JUNE
Early Bird Registration for the 10th Design & Health World Congress & Ex ... 
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Design & Health China 2014 Preliminary Programme Now Available
Design & Health China 2014 is an International Symposium dedicated to explor ... 
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WHD April 2014 issue published
The April 2014 issue of World Health Design has been published, and features:Bre ... 
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WHD January 2014 issue published
The January 2014 issue of World Health Design has been published, and features:B ... 
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Academy publishes new corporate brochure 2014
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Sense of dignity

Lifehouse represents the realization of the vision of the late Prof Chris O Brien, an acclaimed medical oncologist, to create an integrated cancer care facility on the RPA Hospital campus in Sydney...

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10th Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition, Toronto, 9-13 July

The International Academy for Design and Health (IADH) will be organising the 10th Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition (WCDH 2014) in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, and supported by world-renowned academic institutions and healthcare industries worldwide.

The WCDH 2014 will be held from 9-13 July 2014 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, one of the most multicultural population centres in North America, and a city with ambitious plans to place the health, wellbeing and quality of life of its citizenship at the heart of its plans for regenerating its urban and health infrastructure.

Click here for more information and to register for WCDH 2014.



Design & Health China 2014 programme launches

The preliminary programme for Design & Health China 2014, an international symposium organised by the International Academy for Design & Health and Spire Coris in partnershio with Beijing University of Civil Engineering & Architecture, has been launched. The Academy's inaugural symposium in the China will be held at the China Science and Technology Museum, from 30 October - 1 November, and is dedicated to exploring global salutogenic perspectives on the creation of a healthy society in China.

The event will explore how the quality of the built environment affects our health, wellbeing and quality of life, bringing together interdisciplinary world experts to share their knowledge in the creation of a new salutogenic vision for a healthy China in 2020.

Click here to view the Preliminary Programme. Online registration will be available soon.


International Academy Awards 2013 Winners Announced

The winners of the prestigious Design & Health International Academy Awards 2013 has been announced at a prestigious ceremony on the 13 July 2013 at the Brisbane City Hall in Queensland Australia.

Supported by lead partner, Lend Lease and ten category sponsors, the awards programme comprised ten categories across the key areas of international health delivery, including the prestigious Lifetime Leadership Award. 


Established as the world's leading advocacy programme recognising professional excellence in the research and practice of designing healthy built environments, the awards ceremony was held during the Gala Academy Awards Dinner of the 9th Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition from 10-14 July.

Click here for further information on the Academy Awards 2014 and the 2013 Award Winners.









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