The 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada from October 16 – 17, 2016. The theme for the event was Health Promotion ~ At the Very Heart of Sustainability, and it celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Ottawa Charter and highlighted the contributions of civil society and health promotion initiatives to sustainable development.
The Global Forum was a unique opportunity to learn from and connect with international health promotion leaders. The event brought together policymakers, government leaders, NGOs, researchers, educators, health promotion and public health professionals, community health leaders and experts across all sectors working to promote health, equity and sustainability. The 6th Global Forum was be presented in Canada’s two official languages, with simultaneous translation available in French and English.
Interpretation services have been made available through funding under the Canada/PEI Agreement on French Language Services, Canadian Heritage, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Canadians travel to Shanghai with PEI Declaration
Last month, 250 delegates from over 15 countries gathered in Charlottetown for the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. The 6th Global Forum marked an important anniversary: 30 years since the creation of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion in 1986; it celebrated...read more
Exchange & Engagement: My Experience at the Global Forum
Marco Zenone is currently an undergraduate student studying Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Marco has extensive experience in advocacy and health promotion from working with numerous community organizations on a wide variety of topics, such as injury...read more
Thoughts from Charlottetown
Barb Willet is the Executive Director of Health Nexus, where she manages a staff of 20 people located in Toronto and across Ontario. During her more than 20 years with Health Nexus, she has contributed to many successful inter-agency collaborative initiatives and...read more
My Journey through the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion
Stefanie Machado was a youth delegate at the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. She is 21 years old and is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Health Promotion at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Below, she shares her experience of attending...read more
Resources from Concurrent Sessions
Political determinants of health and global health equity Concurrent session leader Ron Labonté, who lead Political determinants of health and global health equity during the October 16 sessions, has shared several resources from his presentation. Click the...read more
Major health declaration to be created in Charlottetown for the 6th Global Forum
Charlottetown, PE – Over 300 delegates from the Maritimes, Canada, and around the world will gather at the PEI Conference Centre in Charlottetown on October 16 & 17 for The 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. As part of this international event held outside of...read more