Shaping the future of health promotion: priorities for action


International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)




This Statement presents key recommendations for policy-makers in a variety of domains and shapingsectors. It presents the conditions which are necessary for sustainable and effective health promotion, and the political action which is needed to support and maintain it. It will also contains a brief analysis of health promotion's contextual development and implementation, including opportunities and assets.

Read this trinlingual statement (in English, French and Spanish)


Journals' issues

Global Health Promotion; 15 (Supp. 1); March 2008


Health Promotion: Francophone Research and Perspectives - Proceedings from the Francophone International Conference "Health promotion and health education: State of knowledge and research needs" February 8- 9, 2007, Luxembourg

Promotion & Education; 14 (4); December 2007


Shaping the future of health promotion: Progress and Recommendations. Statement and Field reports from the joint project of the CCHPR and the IUHPE Renewing our Commitment to the Ottawa Charter: The way forward

Promotion & Education; 14 (Supp. 2); June 2007


The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion - A critical reflection. Background to the 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education. "Health Promotion Comes of Age: Research, Policy & Practice for the 21st Century"

Promotion & Education; 12 (3); September 2005


Integrating health promotion and prevention in health systems: Proceedings from the 2nd International conference on local and regional health programmes. October 12-15, 2004, Quebec, Canada