IUHPE AS A CATALYST FOR TRANSFORMATIVE HEALTH PROMOTION ACTION, 16TH JUNE 2021

This event celebrates IUHPE’s leadership role in shaping global health promotion over the last 70 years and progressing the development of health promotion research, practice and policy in collaboration with our global network of members and partners. Through a series of panel discussions and presentations, critical insights are exchanged on the evolution and future development of health promotion as a key transformative strategy for advancing health, wellbeing, and equity.

This session aims to advance debate and dialogue on future directions and priorities to guide the development of the field, and reflects on the critical role of IUHPE in strengthening health promotion systems that will advance population health and wellbeing and foster a healthier future for all.

This event is part of the 11th IUHPE European Conference on Health Promotion. Please visit the conference website for further information.

 

PROGRAMME:

14:00 - 15:30 > 70th IUHPE Anniversary Celebration

Panel discussion

IUHPE as a Catalyst for Transformative Health Promotion Action

Co-Chairs
• Prof Margaret Barry, IUHPE President
• Prof Paolo Contu, IUHPE VP Euro

Participants
• Dr Rüdiger Krech, World Health Organization
• Prof Maurice Mittelmark, IUHPE President 2001-2007
• Dr Mary Amuyunzu-Nyamongo, Regional Vice President for IUHPE/AFRO
• Prof Louise Potvin, Chair of the Organizing Committee IUHPE2022
• Mr Alok Mukhopadhyay, Chair of the Voluntary Health Association of India & Convener of the Independent Commission on Development and Health in India - Perspectives from the next generation of health promoters

Presentation from the IUHPE Student and Early Career Network (ISECN)

Co-Chairs
• Nikita Boston-Fisher
• Humaira Nakhuda

Coffee-break

 

16:00 - 17:00 > Celebrating 70 years of IUHPE’s role in advancing global health promotion

Co-Chairs
• Dr Liane Comeau, Executive Director, IUHPE
• Ms Marie-Claude Lamarre, Former Executive Director, IUHPE

Participants
• Prof Carl-Ardy Dubois, Dean of the École de Santé publique de l’Université de Montréal
• Mr José Luis Castro, IUHPE Vice President for Finance and President of Vital Strategies
• Prof Didier Jourdan, Holder of the UNESCO chair and Head of the WHO collaborating center “Global Health & Education”

 

17:00 - 17:30 Closing ceremony

Co-chairs
• Prof Paolo Contu, IUHPE/EURO Regional Vice-President, Università degli studi di Cagliari.
• Prof Dolors Juvinya Canal, IUHPE Vice President for Conferences, Health Promotion Chair of the University of Girona.

• Poster Awards
• IUHPE Award
• Concluding remarks and closure

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