Health promotion

Conference programme, day 1

Parallel sessions, day 1


A) Structure and governance of HiAP (Finlandia hall)

  • Implementing HiAP: Experiences from Finland, Eeva Ollilla, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
  • Role of High Council of Health and Food Security to Develop HiAP in Iran, Fatemeh Rakhsani, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Environmental health processes and structures: Working with the sectors of the economy, Carlos Dora, World Health Organization

B) Impact assessment as a tool to implement HiAP (Helsinki hall)

  • Use of impact assessments in achieving HiAP, Rajiv Bhatia, San Francisco, United States
  • Institutionalized HIA – how to make most use of it? Decharut Sukkumnoed, Kasesart University, Thailand

C) Legislation and Health in All Policies (Veranda 2)

  • Legislative review - A country case from Oman, Sabah Al Bahlani, Association of Early Intervention for children with disability, Oman
  • Law and NCD prevention, Amandine Garde, University of Liverpool, UK

D) Agriculture policies, food and public health nutrition (Veranda 3)

  • How agricultural policies can be made nutrition sensitive, Bibi Boitshepo Giyose, African Union/ NEPAD
  • Changing the food system to improve nutrition and health, Francesco Branca, World Health Organization
  • A case study from the Pacific Island countries focusing on Samoa, Palanitina Tupuimatagi, Ministry of Health, Samoa

E) How to place health on Post-2015 Development Agenda (Veranda 4)

  • Regional perspective on sustainable development as the Post 2015 Development Agenda, Patricia Espinosa, Mexico (tbc)
  • Post 2015 Development Agenda – experiences from the national consultation on health, Alberto Kleiman, Ministry of Health, Brazil

F) Foreign policy, trade and health aid - how to ensure policy coherence? (Veranda 1)

  • Trade and health, Meri Koivusalo, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
  • Integrating health in foreign policy: Challenges in achieving coherence, Ronald Labonte, University of Ottawa, Canada