The mission of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) is to promote global health and wellbeing and to contribute to the achievement of equity in health between and within countries of the world.
The IUHPE is a unique worldwide, independent, global, professional network of people and institutions committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people through education, community action and the development of healthy public policy.
The IUHPE in action
The IUHPE fulfils its mission by encouraging and facilitating the free exchange of ideas, knowledge, expertise and experience and their dissemination, and by conducting collaborative projects, both at global and regional levels, with major intergovernmental institutions, such as agencies of the United Nations and the European Commission, global, regional and local non-governmental organisations, national agencies, foundations, academic institutions and a broad range of practitioners.
IUHPE projects and collaborations, its advocacy activities and its input in policy development and in the global dialogue on health promotion, are all contributing to the articulation of research outcome to policy development and implementation and to best practice in order to attain the following goals:
Increased health and wellbeing of populations throughout the world;
Greater equity in health between and within countries of the world;
Effective alliances and partnerships to produce improved health promotion and health education outcomes;
Broadly accessible evidence-based knowledge and practical experience in health promotion and health education;
Excellence in policy and practice for effective, quality health promotion and health education;
High levels of capacity in individuals, organisation and countries to undertake health promotion and health education activities
A global network of experts
The IUHPE is an open and inviting organisation, providing a unique opportunity for high level dialogue and exchange, and facilitating the development of collaborative projects at global and regional levels. Members range from government bodies, to universities and institutes, to NGOs and individuals across all continents.
In addition to providing its members access to a global network of professionals, the IUHPE offers a range of important services to keep its members connected and at the forefront of health promotion development.
IUHPE is committed to positively and constructively Contributing to the development of health and to the reduction of health inequalities created by social, political economic and environmental determinants by:
Building and operating a network of committed and the finest specialists in the field;
Organising renowned world and regional conferences on health promotion;
Offering high quality scientific journals;
Encouraging and engaging in working relations and partnerships on distinguished projects of global, regional and local scope.
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