Health promotion

Conference programme, day 3


Parallel sessions, day 3, 17:00 - 18:30

A) Social media, empowerment and health (Veranda 4)

  • Social media and empowerment in health, Sheila Peuchaud, American University in Cairo, Egypt, tbc
  • m-health and health promotion, tbc

B) Influencing policy making (Veranda 1)

  • Increasing community competence for influencing policies for health, Laura Aaben, National Institute for Health Development, Estonia
  • Community action for health in Kyrgyzstan, Aitmurzayeva Gulmira Tashmurzayevna, Republican Health Promotion Center, Kyrgyzstan
  • Leadership development to enhance evidence-informed decision-making, Taryn Young, Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, South Africa

C) Institutional capacity for HiAP (Veranda 2)

  • Maximizing effectiveness and efficiency of institutional capacity within existing resources: Experiences from developing countries, Kassahun Tolesa Tulu, Ethiopia
  • Building capacity of public health institutes to implement HiAP, Jeffrey Koplan, Emory University, United States

D) Evidence-based health promotion and implementation (Helsinki hall)

  • Effective health promotion interventions, Maria E. Fernandez, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States
  • How to implement and scale up evidence-based interventions: Lessons learned from the Healthier Hawker Programme, Yoong Kang Zee, Health Promotion Board, Singapore
  • Healthy Workplaces in small and medium-sized enterprises: A pilot project in 3 Latin American countries, Manuel Parra Garrido, Universidad Mayor, Chile

E) Financing health promotion and primary care (Finlandia hall)

  • Financing health, health care and health promotion, Riku Elovainio, World Health Organization
  • Innovative, global health financing initiatives, Alex Ross, World Health Organization

F) Informal session on the Conference Statement (Veranda 3)

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