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16th International Congress on Circumpolar Health

Hotel Restaurant Lasaretti | Oulu, FINLAND
From 200 to 750 EUR
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Title: 16th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Jun, 8, 2015 to Jun, 12, 2015
Location: Oulu, FINLAND
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 200 to 750 EUR
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Event Venue:

Hotel Restaurant Lasaretti

Oulu, FINLAND Visit the Venue to read more
Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
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  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

We look forward to meeting you in Oulu at the 16th International Congress on Circumpolar Health to be held June 8-12, 2015.

The congress will focus on human health and well-being in the Arctic and northern areas. It is open for everyone interested in Arctic issues, especially scientists, researchers, health care professionals, policy analysts, government agency representatives and community leaders.

The congress is organised by the Thule Institute, University of Oulu in collaboration with the International Union of Circumpolar Health (IUCH), the Nordic Society for Circumpolar Health, the Society of Arctic Health and Biology, and the Rokua Health & Spa.

The InternationaI Congress on Circumpolar Health (ICCH) series are arranged every three years in Arctic countries or countries related to Arctic issues. First congress of the series was arranged in 1967, and it was previously hosted by Oulu in 1971.

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Registration Cost
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Late Registration From: 2015-03-01 To: 0--
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IUCH member
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


For the congress participants there are special priced rooms in below mentioned hotels in Oulu. The special priced rooms can be booked for 6-11 June 2015 until 15th May 2015 (except Lasaretti, where rooms can be booked as long as there are rooms available), please use the code ICCH16 when booking a room. The contact information of each hotel can be seen below.

The conference will be held in Oulu on 8-11 June and in Rokua on 11-12 June. Please note Rokua is located 85 km from Oulu and accommodation in Rokua can only be booked through the online registration form

See the map of the hotel locations below.



Kajaaninkatu 17, 90100 Oulu

The Hotel Cumulus Oulu is a cosy hotel for a pleasant business or leisure visit. Our friendly personnel ensure a good stay in the cheerful Cumulus environment. Situated on the shores of the Gulf of Bothnia, the university town of Oulu is a Northern Finnish town of science, culture and sports. Couple of bicycles available for hotel guests from the reception.

Tel: +358 8 882 7111

Price per Night:
Standard Single Room: 119 EUR (incl. VAT)
Standard Double Room: 144 EUR  (incl. VAT)

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Submission Info

Participants who wish to give a presentation must submit an abstract. Abstracts are invited on the topics outlined in the congress themes.

Abstract submission deadline has been extended to 31st January, 2015.

Preliminary themes are:

Accidents and injuries

Community driven research

Development of health care

Disease profiles in the changing climate

Domestic violence

Educational programs

Environmental health

Health monitoring

History of health research in the Circumpolar regions

Indigenous health and well-being

Mental health and drug abuse

Nature and health

Networks on health and well-being

Population health in the Arctic

Research ethics

Special sessions on Infection Diseases 

Smart technology and health (e-health)

Surveillance of infectious diseases

Travellers’ health

Urbanizing Arctic

Working in the Circumpolar regions

Call for abstracts can be found here. Additional information and guidelines can be found here.

The Congress invites abstratcs into special sessions on the following themes:

Viral hepatitis

Water Security, Sanitation and Health

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General Info

Mailing address: ICCH16 organizers, Thule Institute, P.O. Box 7300, FIN-90014 Oulun yliopisto


Conference Agency (matters concerning registration)

Konffa Ltd


p. +358 10 29 26 500

Organising Agency

Mailing address: ICCH16 organizers, Thule Institute, P.O. Box 7300, FIN-90014 Oulun yliopisto


Conference Agency (matters concerning registration)

Konffa Ltd


p. +358 10 29 26 500

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