Registration Deadline: Monday, 15 June 2009

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Online registration is now available for the 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health (ICCH): Securing the IPY Legacy: From Research to Action. The congress will be held 11-16 July 2009 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Registration is due by Monday, 15 June 2009.

ICCH will focus on the health and wellness of northern peoples. The scientific program is expected to bring 750 health care leaders, decision-makers, and researchers from all over the world. Hundreds of papers and posters will be presented in a variety of topic areas.
Dynamic keynote speakers, poster sessions, and networking events will round out the program. Sessions will include:

- International Polar Year Research,
- Chronic Diseases,
- Environmental and Occupational Health,
- Ethics and Indigenous Research,
- Food Security,
- Health Impacts of Demographic Change,
- Indigenous Health and Wellness,
- Infectious Diseases,
- Injury Prevention,
- Mental Health and Wellness,
- Newborn and Child Health,
- Population Health Science,
- Service Delivery and Infrastructure,
- Social Determinants of Health, and
- Women's and Family Health and Well-Being.

Papers and posters will also highlight:

- Community Participatory Methods,
- Diversity in Partnerships and Capacity Development in the North,
- Indigenous Knowledge,
- Knowledge Transfer and Exchange,
- Research to Action,
- Wellness or Holistic Perspectives, and
- Youth and Elder Involvement.

Registration can be paid by credit card or bank draft through the web site payment portal. The registration fee includes the ICCH abstract book, breakfast, coffee breaks, and lunch. The registration deadline is Monday, 15 June 2009.

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