Memories of the Inaugural World Congress on Environmental Health, Sydney, Australia 1988

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Fred O’Brien B.A., M.B.A., C.P.H.I.(C), Hon Vice President IFEH




Over the period September 15th to October 7, 1988, as chairman and representative from Ireland of EHOA and Vice Chair of IFEH, I visited:

Singapore; Sydney and Brisbane, Australia; and Kuala Lumpur and Serandong, Selanor, Malaysia.


The trip was in connection with:


  • Attendance at the Inaugural World Congress of Environmental Health in Sydney, Australia;
  • Delivery of a paper: Systems Theory and Environmental Health Management at the Congress;
  • Chairing of the AGM and Council meeting of IFEH in Sydney; and
  • Organising the production and launch of the first issue of the International Journal of Environmental Health.

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