This guide helps communities have a voice in the submission process. Produced by Regional Public Health, it gives advice and tips for health promoters on understanding the submission process, the health promoter’s role and how to engage with communities.
The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion is a 1986 document produced by the World Health Organization. It was launched at the first international conference for health promotion that was held in Ottawa, Canada. I lays the foundation for health promotion action.
The health promotion emblem provides a graphic interpretation of health promotion. Explanation of the emblem
The ‘Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion in a globalized world’ was agreed to by participants at the 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion held in Thailand from 7-11 August, 2005. It identifies major challenges, actions and commitments needed to address the determinants of health in a globalized world by reaching out to people, groups and organizations that are critical to the achievement of health. – See more at: http://www.hauora.co.nz/global-context.html#sthash.0YtkIBgQ.dpuf
The Declaration of Alma-Ata was adopted at the International Conference on Primary Health Care, Almaty (formerly Alma-Ata), currently in Kazakhstan, 6-12 September 1978. It expressed the need for urgent action by all governments, all health and development workers, and the world community to protect and promote the health of all the people of the world. It recognises the primary health care approach as the key to achieving the goal of “Health for All”.