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Join the ESA EO4Health User Forum 2024

Virtual Event, 15/01/2024 - 16/01/2024

The European Space Agency, in the context of EO Science for Society, is organizing the EO4Health User Forum to be held virtually on 15-16th January 2024, with FAO participating in sessions related to Global Health, EO applications on vector borne and non communicable diseases, as well as on capacity building and digital platforms.


The User Forum aims at reviewing the latest advances in the use of Earth Observation (EO) technology for global health, exploring the potential offered by the existing and upcoming EO satellites together with advanced modelling, in situ data and novel technologies, as well as the main challenges and opportunities to enhance our current capacity to observe, understand and predict health-related challenges, including its connection with environmental conditions and climate change impacts, as well as with human activities.

Full list of objectives can be found here.

The User Forum participants and key stakeholders will highlight global health priorities, review the state of the art and latest developments in EO for vector borne, water borne and non communicable diseases, and contribute to define a joint roadmap for the coming years, which will drive future scientific research activities of space agencies and partners to face some of the main societal challenges of our time.


Target audience 
The User Forum is open to health practitioners, EO scientists, researchers and students, modellers, Earth system and climate scientists, industry, operational agencies, policy makers, representatives of local communities and NGOs, other stakeholders interested in sharing their knowledge and experience and in contributing to drive the scientific agenda for advancing EO and health research and future applications.


The session(s) will run via Webex Meeting PRO.
Join online here
All details on participation can be found here.
Additional information
Preliminary Agenda can be found here
More information on the whole event can be found on ESA webpage here