Introduction

The International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) is a unique worldwide, independent and professional association of individuals and organisations committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people through education, community action and the development of healthy public policy.

 

The vision of the IUHPE is a world where all people achieve optimum health and wellbeing.

 

The values critical to the achievement of this vision include:

  • Respect for the innate dignity of all people; for cultural identity; for cultural diversity; and for natural resources and the environment;
  • Inclusion and involvement of people in making the decisions that shape their lives and impact upon their health and wellbeing;
  • Equity in health, social and economic outcomes for all people;
  • Accountability and transparency – within governments, organisations and communities;
  • Sustainability;
  • Social justice for all people; and
  • Compassion and empowerment.

Mission

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The IUHPE’s mission is to promote global health and wellbeing and to contribute to the achievement of equity in health between and within countries of the world.

The IUHPE fulfills its mission by building and operating an independent, global, professional network of people and institutions to encourage the free exchange of ideas, knowledge, know-how, experiences, and the development of relevant collaborative projects, both at global and regional levels. 

News

Announcing 2 New IUHPE Networks

The IUHPE has approved the addition of 2 new networks: World Alliance for Risk Factor Surveillance (WARFS) Réseau francophone international pour la promotion de la santé (RéFIPS) For more...

Accreditation session open

The next IUHPE European Health Promotion Accreditation System application session for practitioners, courses and NAOs is now open untill November 1st, 2014.  To apply, click on the following link...

World No Tobacco Day

On May 31, the global tobacco control and prevention community celebrated World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), an annual awareness event that draws worldwide attention to the tobacco epidemic and highlights the...

Call for Photos!

CALL FOR PHOTOS! The IUPHE is calling for submissions of photos we will include throughout our web-site, marketing materials, and annual Activity Report. We want to visually showcase the essence of...