Global Health Promotion

Global Health Promotion is an official publication of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE). It is a multilingual journal that publishes authoritative peer-reviewed articles and practical information for a worldwide audience of professionals interested in health promotion and health education.

2018 Impact Factor: 1.253. 

Journal Citation Reports®, 2019 release; Indexed in PubMed: MEDLINE.

Global Health Promotion and its Editor-in-Chief are pleased to welcome the new GHP Editorial Board:

  • Linda Cambon, Université de Bordeaux, France

  • Shu-Ti Chiou, Health and Sustainable Development Foundation. School of Medicine, Yang-Ming University, Taiwan.

  • Diane Levin-Zamir, Department of Health Education and Promotion, Clalit Health Services, Israel. School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Israel.

  • Hugo Mercer, Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina

  • Larry Olsen, Logan University, USA

  • Mihi Ratima, Taumata Associates, Aotearoa/New Zealand

  • N'koué Emmanuel Sambieni, Université de Parakou, Bénin.


The supplement issue on Indigenous Health Promotion “Whenua Ora: Healthy Lands, Healthy Peoples” is available now!

Guest Editors: Debbie Martin, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health and Wellbeing, Dalhousie University, Canada; Mihi Ratima, Director, Taumata Associates, New Zealand; Treena Wasonti:io Delormier, Associate Director, Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition & Environment (CINE), McGill University, Canada; and Heather Castleden, Canada Research Chair in Reconciling Relations for Health, Environments, and Communities, Queen’s University, Canada.

This supplement was organised and published as part of a project developed in collaboration with, and supported by, the Public Health Agency of Canada.

The main objective of the supplement issue is to enhance the development and exchange of research and of evidence-based approaches and practices involving Indigenous peoples from a variety of countries. This with the aim of contributing to the ongoing search for solutions to act on global health determinants and inequities, and to the development of the health promotion discipline itself.


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The June issue of GHP is online now! You can read it here.

This edition’s editorial, entitled “Comings and goings: changing the editorial leadership at GHP,” was written by Professor Suzanne F. Jackson, Editor-in-Chief of Global Health Promotion between 2010-2019. Thank you Suzanne for all your dedication and excellent work during the past nine years!


Recent articles OnlineFirst:

  • "Understanding the slum–health conundrum in sub-Saharan Africa: a proposal for a rights-based approach to health promotion in slums," Dominic A. Alaazi, Gamel A. M. Aganah, August 2019   

  • "Development of the Korean Global Physical Activity Questionnaire: reliability and validity study," Junga Lee, Choae Lee, Jihee Min, Dong-Woo Kang, Ji-Young Kim, Hyuk In Yang, Jihye Park, Mi-Kyung Lee, Mi-young Lee, Ilhyeok Park, Sae Young Jae, Yoonsuk Jekal, Sun Ha Jee, Justin Y. Jeon, August 2019 

  • "Enjeux de la planification publique participative d’un Plan régional de promotion de la santé dans le contexte institutionnel belge," Yves Coppieters, Bénédicte Scheen, August 2019 

  • "Utilizing an HIV community advisory board as an agent of community action and health promotion in a low-resource setting: a case-study from Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil," Jacob R. Milnor, Clarice Silva Santana, Alexander J. Martos, Jose Henrique Pilotto, Claudia Teresa Viera de Souza, July 2019 

  • "Impact of a tobacco cessation intervention on adherence to tobacco use treatment guidelines among village health workers in Vietnam," Nam Nguyen, Trang Nguyen, Van Truong, Kim Dang, Nina Siman, Donna Shelley, July 2019, 

  • "A systematic scoping review of asset-based approaches to promote health in communities: development of a framework," Viola Cassetti, Katie Powell, Amy Barnes, Tom Sanders, July 2019 

  • "Activos para la salud en cuidadores familiares de enfermos de Alzheimer: desarrollo de un mapa de activos para la salud," José Manuel Agulló-Cantos, Joaquín García-Alandete, Joan J. Paredes-Carbonell, July 2019