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Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand Runanga Whakapiki Ake i te Hauora o Aotearoa

Global health 

Global

Enhance health promotion knowledge online

August 21, 2019

With HPF’s online courses you can study at your own pace and time and from anywhere in the world. If you are already working in the field of health pr...

Community

Conference has lasting impact

July 11, 2019

HPF’s Executive Director Sione Tu’itahi talks to Hauora about the outcomes, goals and lasting impact of the global Health Promotion Forum ...

Global

Matariki a new framework for the future

July 11, 2019

Twenty years after introducing “Te Pae Mahutonga” as a framework for health promotion in New Zealand at an HPF conference in 1999, Sir Mas...

Global

Reflections from the Pacific

July 11, 2019

Dr Viliami Puloka, HPF’s Pacific Strategist looks back at the amazing Pacific experience at IUHPE2019 in Rotorua. Fakafeta’I, malo lava, vinaka ...

Global

Indigenous health promotion- guiding principles for planetary wellbeing

July 10, 2019

HPF’s Deputy Executive Director Trevor Simpson, one of the principal architects of the Waiora Indigenous Statement reflects on its significance ...

Case Studies

Waiora – Indigenous Peoples’ Statement for Planetary Health and Sustainable Development

April 11, 2019

This Statement from Indigenous participants in the 23 rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion (Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand) is a call on the h...

Case Studies

WAIORA: Promoting Planetary Health and Sustainable Development for All

April 11, 2019

Rotorua Statement This Statement represents the collective voice of the social movement members, researchers, practitioners and policymakers who parti...

Global

Indigenous leadership high on the agenda

November 29, 2018

By Trevor Simpson In April next year Aotearoa New Zealand will welcome the global health promotion workforce to Rotorua City for what is arguably the ...

Global

Speakers add to diverse line-up

July 16, 2018

More speakers have been confirmed for the world conference on health promotion in Rotorua next year adding to the diverse line-up. They include respec...

Global

Conference rare opportunity for NZ

July 12, 2018

For the first time, the World Conference on Health Promotion will be held in New Zealand from April 7-11, 2019. Rotorua is the venue. The conference p...

Global

Te Reo at conference is a world-first

May 17, 2018

Having Te Reo Maori as one of the four official languages of the World Conference on Health Promotion in New Zealand next year is a world-first for Ma...

Global

Call for abstracts

May 17, 2018

Abstracts for the World Conference on Health Promotion that will be held in New Zealand next year must be in by August 31. Submissions for the 23rd In...

Global

Top speakers confirmed for conference

May 17, 2018

A top line-up of speakers from around the world and New Zealand has been confirmed for the world health promotion conference in Rotorua, New Zealand n...

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 ...