Excerpt from announcement:
« 10th Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition (WCDH 2014)
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.
The health status of people living in Canada is one of the highest in the world, with rising life expectancies and falling mortality and morbidity rates. But the region’s healthcare system faces similar challenges to the rest of the developed world, characterised by increasing cost pressures and a rise in the level of chronic diseases linked to unhealthy lifestyles, such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases. »
(Source: Integral Communications)