Health Promotion Canada joined over 300 participants at the at the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion, 6GFHP held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. On October 16-17 2016 we created the PEI Health Promotion Declaration and Call to Action – Health Promotion for Sustainable Development.
The Global Forum celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Ottawa Charter and looked into the future of health promotion in the light of the Social Development Goals. Highlights of the event were: keynote speech by Haik Nikogosian, Special Representative of the WHO Regional Director for Europe, a video message from Ilona Kickbusch, Director of the Global Health Centre of the Graduate Institute in Geneva, a Roundtable session on Governance for Health, a session on Future leadership of Health Promotion and a Research Report.
The Declaration headed to Shanghai, China for the World Health Organization’s 9th Global Health Promotion Conference on November 21-24, 2016 to promote civic engagement in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through social mobilization and health promotion leadership.