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Toward Domains of Core Competency for Building Global Capacity in Health Promotion: The Galway Consensus Conference Statement

Author

International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Year

2009

Presentation

This Statement was issued as a result of the Toward International Collaboration on Competencies and Accreditation in Health Promotion and Health Education: the Galway Consensus Conference (June 2008), which aims to promote exchange and greater collaboration on the development of core competencies in health promotion and the strengthening of common approaches to capacity building and workforce development. The Statement identifies eight domains of core competency that are required to engage in effective health promotion practice.

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Testing the feasibility of a pan European framework for health promotion accreditation

Editor

International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Author

Barbara Battel-Kirk and Margaret Barry

Reference

IUHPE Research Report Series; 2009; 4 (1)

Presentation

This report presents a summary of the progress and achievements of a pilot project which aimed to test the feasibility of implementing a pan-European framework for health promotion accreditation, undertaken by the Training, Accreditation and Professional Standards Sub- Committee of IUHPE EURO in 2007/2008. It includes an overview of the health promotion systems and structures within participating countries, identifies potential key stakeholders and lists the barriers and drivers to developing accreditation in each of the participating countries. Finally the report draws some conclusions on the findings in the context of developing a pan European accreditation system

Scoping study on training, accreditation and professional standards in health promotion

Editor

International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Author

Arantxa Santa-María Morales and Margaret Barry

Reference

IUHPE Research Report Series; 2007; 2 (1)

Presentation

IUHPE Research Report Series vol. II, no. 1 2007 5 INTRODUCTION This report presents the findings of a scoping study carried out in 2005/6 to determine the current situation regarding the development of accreditation, training and professional standards in Health Promotion across the different countries in the European region.

 

Journal issues

Global Health Promotion; 16 (2); June 2009

Title

International Perspectives on competencies and accreditation in health promotion and health education

Presentation

This issue contains the background papers prepared for "Toward International Collaboration on Competencies and Accreditation in Health Promotion and Health Education: the Galway Consensus Conference," held June 18-16, 2008, at the National University of Ireland, Galway. It included scholarly papers reviewing international literature on competencies, presenting European developments and comparing the United Kingdom and the United States, and commissioned commentaries from Africa, Australia, Canada and Latin America. This journal edition is part of the collection of manuscripts prepared for the conference. The other half of the collection, on the developments in North America, is published in SOPHE's journal Health Education & Behaviour