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.
A select number of organizations from the health & sustainable development sectors will have the opportunity to exhibit their products or services during the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. Exhibitors benefit from networking with delegates, recognition within the Forum program and website, as well as numerous opportunities to profile your organization and reach a captive, international health promotion audience.read more
Guest Post: The community will become the classroom for one group of Simon Fraser University students this fall. As part of their involvement in an immersive course called Health Change Lab, they’ll be tasked with finding potential solutions for some key community health issues, while learning from and being mentored by community stakeholders.read more
This week we’re all about Global Goal number 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. We’re sharing local, national and international sustainability initiatives over on our facebook and twitter accounts, and we encourage you to follow along, and let us know what sustainability movements are happening in your community.read more
Call for Videos! Ten videos will be featured on site during proceedings of the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. These videos will highlight innovative health promotion practices and projects from across Canada and throughout the rest of the world. A selection of local, national and international videos will be chosen from submissions.read more
A limited time registration special has just been announced for international registrants for the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada on October 16-17, 2016. Interested attendees from outside of Canada will receive $100 off the regular registration price with the offer code 6GFHP when they register online.read more