You are cordially invited to the 5th Global Forum on Health Promotion
organised by the Alliance for Health Promotion in collaboration with the ITU, WHO and the Global Health Programme at the Graduate Institute, Geneva
Closing the Gap in Health Equity through Technology
The Global Forum on Health Promotion will explore in its 2015 edition how current and emerging technologies can impact on promoting health and well-being of people from all parts of the world, in particular the marginalized and vulnerable. Electronic communication and information technology not only covers technical development but also reflects a state of mind, a way of thinking, and an attitude which closely connects health promotion to behavioral change. Mobile health offers a way to empower citizens to better control their own health while reducing health care costs. Currently more people have access to mobile devices than to clean water, electricity or toothbrushes.
Innovative technologies have enormous potential to improve human well-being and to address health equity. This is particularly relevant in the area of environmental health where major technological advancements are contributing to decreased exposure to environmental risks. Successful examples of technological implementation illustrate the core values of equity. Technological progress, however, does not always guarantee equitable health outcomes.
You can download the full programme in pdf.
Information sheet about the Alliance
NEWS AND EVENTS 2015
July 2015, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has granted special consultative status to the Alliance for Health Promotion (A4HP).
18th Annual Briefing of the Alliance
Geneva, Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 18:00-19:30
Programme - Map
"Building a Strong Collaboration Across Sectors and Players to Achieve Sustainable Health and Health Equity Outcomes"
World Health Assembly
Geneva, UN Palais, 18-27 May 2015
Join us for a Walk for Health & Happiness
Sunday, 17 May 2015
Place: Parc Les Evaux, Chemin François-Chavaz 110
1213 Onex - www.evaux.ch
Invitation in French and in English
More information on how to access the park
Music is good for health - concert
Sunday, 17 May 2015 at 18:00
48 Grand-Montfleury, 1290 Versoix
World Health Day: Food Safety
7 April 2015
Official Relations with WHO
The WHO Executive Board, at its 136th session in January 2015, decided to admit the Alliance for Health Promotion into official relations with the World Health Organization. Click here to read the relevant resolution.
Annual Consultation during the WHO EB
Geneva, 28 January 2015, 14:30-16:00
WHO Library Meeting Room, Geneva
"Topical Issues in Health Promotion"
Mr Arinze AWILIGWE, International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation, IPSF member
"Improving access to safe drinking water in Delta State, Nigeria" a project of R20
Dr Manoj KURIAN, Associate Professor, Kent State University
"Health Promotion and Ethics"
OTHER ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
2010 and older events
5th Global Forum on Health Promotion
Geneva, Maison de la Paix, Monday, 16 November 2015
How to find the Graduate Institute? - Map
Annual General Meeting of the Alliance for Health Promotion
Geneva, Maison de la Paix, 16 November 2015, 18:00-19:00
Field trip for the Global Forum participants to Meinier, Geneva
Visiting the Intergenerational Community Project.
17 November 2015, 9:00-12:00
Informal Consultation with the Global Forum participants
WHO, Geneva, Avenue Appia 20, 17 November 2015, 14:30-16:30
4th Regional Health Promotion Workshop
Kitale, Kenya, 30 October 2015
preceded by AEMRN Mobile Clinics
28-29 October 2015
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Thanks to the support of the Canton of Geneva the Alliance moved to its first independent office
1 August 2012
Alliance for Health Promotion - Grand-Montfleury 48, 1290 Versoix - Tel.: 022 755 54 56 - View Map