The IUHPE GWG on Waiora Planetary Health and Human Wellbeing originates from the 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion in 2019, in Rotorua, co-hosted by the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand Runanga Whakapiki Ake I Te Hauora o Aotearoa, and the IUHPE. Its theme was “WAIORA: Promoting Planetary Health and Sustainable Development for All.” This new Global Working Group will strive to advance the aim of the conference and its two Legacy statements.

Chairs

Sione Tu’itahi, Executive Director, Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand, Aotearoa New Zealand

Professor Claudia Meier Magistretti, Forschungsleiterin ISB und Dozentin, Switzerland 

Main objectives

Its main objectives are the following:

  • To enhance a planetary consciousness in health promotion

  • To contribute an eco-social understanding of planetary health and human wellbeing into health promotion

  • To value indigenous ways of knowing about the world, including spirituality and reverence for nature

  • To collaborate and share knowledge with other GWGs within IUHPE, and external groups working in the field of planetary health

  • To contribute to the research, teaching, policy-making and practice of planetary health and human wellbeing in health promotion

  • To contribute to the translation of planetary health and human wellbeing in health promotion into practical applications at all levels, from the global to the local.

Learn more about this GWG’s background and membership

 

IUHPE invites you to read the Global Health Promotion collections on Planetary Health and on IUHPE 2019., and to learn more about the project People-Planet-Health.

 

15/12/2020