• Allegrante, J. P., Barry, M. M., Airhihenbuwa, C. O., Auld, M. E., Collins, J., Lamarre, M. C., et al. (2009). Domains of core competency, standards, and quality assurance for building global capacity in health promotion: The Galway Consensus Conference Statement. Health Education and Behavior, 36(3):476-482. http://heb.sagepub.com/content/36/3/476.full.pdf+html

    A report on the Galway Consensus Conference, which aimed to promote international collaboration on competency approaches to Health Promotion and Health Education.

  • Barry, M.M., Battel-Kirk, B., and Dempsey, C. (2012). The CompHP Core Competencies Framework for Health Promotion in Europe. Health Education and Behavior. 39(6):648-62 http://heb.sagepub.com/content/39/6/648.full.pdf+html.

    Describes the CompHP Core Competencies Framework for Health Promotion in Europe and their development.

  • Barry, M.M., Allegrante J.P., Lamarre, M.C., Auld. M.E. and Taub, A. (2009). The Galway Consensus Conference: international collaboration on the development of core competencies for health promotion and health education. Global Health Promotion, 16(2):05-11. http://ped.sagepub.com/content/16/2/05.full.pdf+html

    Describes the Galway Consensus Conference and the Consensus Statement that outlines the core values and principles, common definitions and the eight core domains of competency agreed at the meeting.

  • Battel-Kirk, B., Barry, M.M., Taub, A., and Lysoby, L. (2009). A review of the international literature on health promotion competencies: identifying frameworks and core competencies Global Health Promotion, 16(2): 12-20. http://ped.sagepub.com/content/16/2/12.full.pdf+html

    A review of the international literature on competencies in Health Promotion, with critical reviews of the methodologies used in their development.

  • Contu, P. Sotgiu, A. and the CompHP Project Partners (2012). Mapping the CompHP Core Competencies against academic curricula and exploring accreditation of educational and training programs. IUHPE, Paris.

    Report on a mapping of competencies against academic curricula. Includes a review of Health Promotion education and training and information on Health Promotion courses across Europe.

  • Dempsey, C., Barry, M.M., Battel-Kirk, B. and the CompHP Project Partners, (2011). ‘Developing Consensus on Core Competencies for Health Promotion. IUHPE, Paris. 

    Report on the development of the CompHP Core Competencies Framework, including the methods used to facilitate consensus-building with European stakeholders.

  • Dempsey, C., Barry, M.M., Battel-Kirk, B and the CompHP Project Partners (2010) Literature Review: Developing Competencies for Health Promotion. IUHPE, Paris. and appendices

    A comprehensive international literature review with detailed accounts of competencies developed in Health Promotion, Health Education and Public Health.

  • Ghassemi, M. (2009). Development of Pan-Canadian Discipline-Specific Competencies for Health Promoter: Summary Report Consultation Results .Health Promotion Ontario.


    Presents information on progress in developing competencies for Health Promotion practice in Canada and a proposed set of competencies.

  • Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand. (2004). A review of the use and future of health promotion competencies for Aotearoa–New Zealand .Ministry of Health, Health Promotion Forum. http://www.hpforum.org.nz/resources/competenciesreportJan04.pdf

    Overview of the implementation of the Forum’s Framework and an assessment of requirements for developing the Health Promotion competencies into national standards.

  • Hyndman, B. (2009). Towards the development of skills-based health promotion competencies: the Canadian experience. Global Health Promotion, 16(2): 51-55.


    Presents proposed Canadian Health Promotion competencies and provides an overview of the process utilised to develop them.

  • James, R., Howat, P., Shilton, T., Hutchins, C., Burke, L., and Woodman, R. (2007). Core Health Promotion competencies for Australia. Curtin University, Perth.


    Explains the process undertaken in 2005 to update the Australian Health Promotion Competencies using a modified Delphi Technique.

  • Meresman, S., Colomer, C., Barry, M., Davies, J.K., Lindstrom, S., Loureiro, 1., and Mittelmark, M. (2004). Review of professional competencies in health promotion: European perspectives. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 21(2):153-159.

    Reviews competencies that were selected and grouped into four core curriculum components that formed the basis for European Masters in Health Promotion (EUMAHP) core curriculum.

  • Moloughney, B. (2006). Development of a Discipline-Specific Competency Set for Health Promoters - Findings from a Review of the Literature. Paper prepared for Health Promotion Ontario

    Summarises existing work on competencies for Health Promotion practice that served as a starting point for identifying core competencies for Canadian health promoters.

  • Santa-María Morales, A., Battel–Kirk, B., Barry, M.M, Bosket, L., Kasmel, A. and Griffiths, J. (2009). Perspectives on Health Promotion competencies and accreditation in Europe. Global Health Promotion, 16 (2) 21-32. http://ped.sagepub.com/content/16/2/21.full.pdf+html

    Discusses competency-based accreditation for Health Promotion in the European context including an overview of national-level accreditation processes in the UK, Estonia and The Netherlands.

  • Shilton, T. (2009). Health Promotion Competencies: providing a road map for health promotion to assume a prominent role in global health. Global Health Promotion, 16(2):42-46. http://ped.sagepub.com/content/16/2/42.full.pdf+html

    Comments on how the Galway Consensus Statement can be used to advance professional standards globally by providing a common language for Health Promotion and a framework for capacity building.

  • Shilton, T., Howat, P., James, R., Hutchins, C. and Burke, L. (2008). Potential uses of health promotion competencies. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 19(3):184-8.

    Findings from workshops that conclude that competencies have the potential to impact on recruitment, training, employment policy and Health Promotion practice.

  • Shilton, T., Howat, P., James, R., Burke, L., Hutchins, C. and Woodman, R. (2008). Health promotion competencies for Australia 2001-5: trends and their implications. Promotion and Education. 15(2):21-26. http://ped.sagepub.com/content/15/2/21.full.pdf+html

    Describes the methods used to update Health Promotion core competencies in Australia in 2005 using a modified Delphi technique.

  • Shilton, T., Howat, P., James, R. And Lower, T. (2003) Review of competencies for Australian health promotion. Promotion and Education. 10(4):162-171.

    Reports on the Health Promotion Competencies Project undertaken during the early to mid 1990’s.