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Global health 

Experts

Leaders pledge support for World Conference

June 29, 2016

Leaders pledge support for World Conference The leaders of two highly regarded international bodies have signalled their support of the next World Hea...

Global

Health Promotion Forum Wins Bid to Host World Conference

June 13, 2016

Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand – Runanga Whakapiki Ake i te Hauora o Aotearoa (HPF) has been successful in its bid to host the next World Confe...

Experts

Prof John Raeburn: health promotion advocate

March 20, 2016

Health Promotion Forum was fortunate to get some time with Emeritus Professor John Raeburn recently, to ask him about his more than 40 years as a heal...

Competencies

NZ health promotion competencies recognised by global body

March 9, 2016

The International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) has recently acknowledged the New Zealand Health Promotion Competencies as equivalen...

Competencies

NZ Health Promotion Competencies recognised by global body

March 8, 2016

The International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) has recently acknowledged the New Zealand Health Promotion Competencies as equivalen...

Global

Zika virus has health promotion implications

February 17, 2016

The cluster of Zika virus outbreaks and the associated neurological disorders has caused global concern; particularly in tropical and sub-tropical are...

Evidence

Glowing review for new Michael Marmot book

October 17, 2015

A glowing review by Henry March was published this month in UK paper NewStatesman of Michael Marmot’s book The Health Gap: the Challenge of an U...

Global

What makes us healthy? Hint: It’s not health care

June 6, 2015

University professor and physician Trevor Hancock has urged society to rethink the role and effectiveness of health care as a determinant of our healt...

Global

Widespread acclaim for HPF information videos

March 19, 2015

Two videos from the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand (HPF) are receiving widespread praise – and calls for more – across the population hea...

Evidence

Scottish politicians seek multi-agency approach

January 14, 2015

  Scottish MPs (MSPs) have called for a multi-agency approach to tackle inequalities.  This follows the publication of the Report on Health Inequ...

Global

Ottawa Charter

January 12, 2015

The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion is a 1986 document produced by the World Health Organization. It was launched at the first international confe...

Global

Bangkok charter

January 12, 2015

The ‘Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion in a globalized world’ was agreed to by participants at the 6th Global Conference on Health Prom...

Global

Alma-Ata Declaration

January 12, 2015

The Declaration of Alma-Ata was adopted at the International Conference on Primary Health Care, Almaty (formerly Alma-Ata), currently in Kazakhstan, 6...

Global

WHO Social Determinants of Health – report by the Secretariat

January 11, 2015

Since the World Conference in 2011, the Secretariat has observed a considerable increase in the action on social determinants of health. Published in ...

Global

Declaration of Alma-Ata

December 30, 2014

The Alma-Ata Declaration is considered by many to be the founding framework for health promotion internationally.  It came from an International Confe...

Global

‘Now more than ever’ – WHO 2008

December 30, 2014

World Health Report 2008 – Primary Health Care – Now More than Ever “Globalization is putting the social cohesion of many countries ...

Global

WHO calls for greater commitment to public health leadership

December 18, 2014

The World Health Organization (WHO) identified a need for the development of public health leadership at a conference in November.   The global body c...

Equality

Equity at the Centre – highlights

November 23, 2014

Following her attendance at the Equity at the Centre Conference in Alice Springs (4-5 September 2014), HPF Senior Health Promotion Strategist Karen Hi...

Diet

Call for global controls of food

May 20, 2014

Consumers International (CI) and World Obesity Federation (WOF) are calling on the international community to develop a global convention to fight die...

Diet

Call for global controls of food

May 20, 2014

Consumers International (CI) and World Obesity Federation (WOF) are calling on the international community to develop a global convention to fight die...

Global

Call for national governments to address determinants of health

May 1, 2014

An in-depth paper published in The Lancet this February urges policy makers to recognise and address global political determinants of health inequity....

Global

Highlights from 2013 IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

April 30, 2014

Highlights from the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) World Conference on Health Promotion – “Best Investment for H...

Global

Call for national governments to address global political determinants of health

April 30, 2014

Commission on Global Governance for Health calls on national governments to address global political determinants An in-depth paper published in The L...

Global

WHO policy guidance

April 30, 2014

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published five new policy guides for addressing health inequity.  The guides have been produced by New Zealand...

Family and child

Whanau Ora: a model for people around the world

February 4, 2014

  A speech to parliament on Wednesday 28 January 2014 by Minister Tariana Turia has highlighted the groundswell of support for Whanau Ora as a mo...

Global

HPF making its mark on world health agendas

December 18, 2013

  HPF – and New Zealand – is making a significant contribution to world health agendas.  Its most recent input was to the scientific ...

Global

Think and act on all levels: Sione Tu’itahi

December 13, 2013

  Health Promotion Forum (HPF) Executive Director Sione Tu’itahi is calling on health promoters at all levels to join forces and make a differenc...

Global

WHO review “answers policy makers’ demands for practical guidance”

November 1, 2013

30 October 2013: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a review, which  “answers policy-makers’ demands for practical guidance on social po...

Global

New Zealand health promotion held up as international best practice

September 30, 2013

Health promotion programmes in Aotearoa New Zealand were held up as models of best practice in August at the annual conference of the world’s most hig...

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